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Win has shifted momentum, says New Zealand skipper


July 13th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 13 (IANS/CMC) Stand-in New Zealand captain Kane Williamson says their 88-run victory over the West Indies in the third One-Day International could now see the ... Read more...

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Coach backs young Windies to excel in World Cup


July 13th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 13 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Roddy Estwick says he has high hopes for the West Indies side at the next month's International Cricket Council's Under-19 World Cup ... Read more...

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Series remains alive after West Indies crash


July 12th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 12 (IANS/CMC) Opener Chris Gayle has failed for the first time in five innings, triggering a miserable West Indies batting slide that culminated in their disappointing ... Read more...

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No need to push panic button, cautions skipper Sammy


July 12th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 12 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has said there was no need to press the panic button after his side collapsed to a disappointing 88-run ... Read more...

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McCullum says Black Caps need to find way to beat Windies


July 11th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St. Kitts), July 11 (IANS/CMC) Off-spinner Nathan McCullum says the beleaguered New Zealand have no choice but to win the third One-Day International at Warner Park here."We've just got to ... Read more...

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It’s not all about me in West Indies, says Gayle


July 11th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St/ Kitts), July 11 (IANS/CMC) Talismanic opener Chris Gayle has pushed back on suggestions that his wicket is key to the West Indies fortunes in the One-Day International series against ... Read more...

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Black Caps say Gayle’s wicket is key to winning series


July 9th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 9 (IANS/CMC) Desperate New Zealand have placed a large bounty on the head of in-form West Indies opener Chris Gayle.They believe getting the big-hitting left-hander cheaply will ... Read more...

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Rejuvenated Dwayne Bravo eyes Test return


July 5th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) After an extended period out of Test cricket, energetic all-rounder Dwayne Bravo says he is keen on regaining his spot in the West Indies side for ... Read more...

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Windies will win series if they win opener, says Bravo


July 5th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies vice-captain Dwayne Bravo says the Caribbean side needs to break its worrying trend of slow starts to series if it is to beat ... Read more...

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Gayle hoping to give home fans special treat


July 5th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) Chris Gayle returns to Sabina Park with the West Indies for the first time in three years and is hoping he can deliver something special before ... Read more...

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Bolt unfazed despite two shockers from Blake


July 5th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kingstson (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) Back-to-back defeats for Usain Bolt have set tongues wagging about a possible change of guard at the top at the upcoming London Olympics, but ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul’s son takes centre stage


July 4th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Scarborough(Tobago), July 4(IANS/CMC) Tagenarine Chanderpaul, son of the West Indies Test star Shivnarine Chanderpaul, struck a half-century to lead Guyana to victory over Barbados in the second round of the Caribbean ... Read more...

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Hilaire to quit top WICB job for diplomatic posting


July 4th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), July 4 (IANS/CMC) Dr. Ernest Hilaire, the outspoken and often controversial chief executive officer of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), is leaving the job.Hilaire is expected to ... Read more...

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Hunte says Florida T20s a bold, successful move


July 4th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 4 (IANS/CMC) West Indies Cricket Board president Julian Hunte says he is pleased with the impact of the two historic Twenty20 Internationals played in Florida, US, last weekend.For ... Read more...

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Taylor working on fitness with hopes of recall


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 3 (IANS/CMC) Injury-prone West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor says he is working his way back to full fitness, as he targets a recall to the Caribbean side. ... Read more...

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Gayle leaps to fourth in T20 rankings


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 3 (IANS/CMC) Big-hitting opener Chris Gayle has vaulted 12 spots into the top five of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 International batting rankings, less than two weeks after ... Read more...

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Narine delighted with form in wake of England slump


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), July 3 (IANS/CMC) Exciting off-spinner Sunil Narine says he has banished the demons of the England tour and is happy to be back in form for the West ... Read more...

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Narine bursts back as Windies clinch series


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale( Florida), July 2 (IANS/CMC) Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine burst back to life following a luckless England tour, bamboozling New Zealand with a four-wicket haul to hand West Indies a ... Read more...

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Blake stuns Bolt for second time to win 200m


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 2 (IANS/CMC) Yohan Blake shocked Usain Bolt for the second time in three days, producing another sizzling run to whip the World and Olympic champion in the 200 ... Read more...

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Best, Russell called up for Jamaica ODIs


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
St.John's (Antigua), July 2 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies selectors have called up fast bowler Tino Best and all-rounder Andre Russell to the 13-man squad for the first two One-Day Internationals against ... Read more...

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India A-West Indies share one-day series


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
St.George's (Grenada), July 2 (IANS/CMC) Rain has washed out the third and final one-dayer between West Indies A and India A at the National Stadium here Sunday.Overnight and early morning rain ... Read more...

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New Zealand skipper Taylor sidelined by injury


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), July 2 (IANS/CMC) Injury has ruled New Zealand captain Ross Taylor out of the Jamaica leg of the five-match one-day series, starting next Thursday. Left-arm spinner Ronnie ... Read more...

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We must look to repeat performance: Gayle


July 1st, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Launderdale (Florida), July 1 (IANS/CMC) Opener Chris Gayle has praised the West Indies batting following their 56-run win over New Zealand in the opening Twenty20 International here but said ... Read more...

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Gayle, Pollard shine as Windies break winless slide


July 1st, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), July 1 (IANS/CMC) Aggressive opener Chris Gayle stroked his second half-century in three innings since his return to the West Indies team as the Caribbean side broke ... Read more...

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Bolt in 200m semis at Olympic trials


July 1st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston, July 1 (IANS/CMC) Usain Bolt shrugged off a shock defeat to Yohan Blake in the men's 100 metres final to coast into the semi-finals of the 200 metres at the ... Read more...

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Greene discounts world record by Bolt in London


June 28th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Eugene (Oregon), June 28 (IANS/CMC) Former Olympic sprint champion Maurice Greene has dismissed the notion that Jamaican Usain Bolt can rescale the lofty heights of 2008 when he established two mind-boggling ... Read more...

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West Indies keen on returning to winning ways


June 28th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), June 28 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricket team manager Richie Richardson said the under-fire Caribbean side was anxious to rebound from their wretched tour of England by beating New ... Read more...

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India A lose to West Indies A


June 28th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
St. George's (Grenada), June 28 (IANS/CMC) West Indies A beat India A by two wickets in a low-scoring first of the three match One-Day series at the National Stadium here.After being ... Read more...

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‘A’ team’s programme paying dividends, says Windies selector


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
St.John's (Antigua), June 22 (IANS/CMC) Chief selector Clyde Butts has hailed the value of the A-team programme, following West Indies A's successful outing against India A in the three-Test series earlier ... Read more...

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Windies board, players’ association talks progress


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 22 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) says "significant progress" has been made in talks with the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) on the controversial Collective Bargaining ... Read more...

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Injured Darren Bravo out of tour, returning home


June 19th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS/CMC) Injury has ruled West Indies batsman Darren Bravo out of the remainder of the England tour.The stylish left-handed batsman picked up a groin injury during the first ... Read more...

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Powell’s century leaves India A in a tight spot


June 18th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 18 (IANS/CMC) India A will be hard put to save the third and final Test and the series after opener Kieran Powell's gritty century gave West ... Read more...

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West Indies A 127/2 at lunch on second day


June 18th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 17 (IANS/CMC) West Indies A, responding to India A's first-innings score of 230, were 127 for two at lunch on the second day of the third ... Read more...

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Put in, India A barely manage 230 in third ‘Test’ (Lead)


June 17th, 2012 - 8:47 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 17 (IANS/CMC) India A batsmen struggled yet again and managed to score 230 after being put in by West Indies A in the decisive third and ... Read more...

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India A struggling at 168 for 6


June 17th, 2012 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St Lucia), June 17 (IANS/CMC) India A, sent in by West Indies A, were struggling at 168 for six at tea on the opening day of the third and ... Read more...

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