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No worries with Gayle return: Gibson


June 15th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Southampton (England), June 15 (IANS/CMC) Chief coach Ottis Gibson says talismanic opener Chris Gayle had made a seamless re-entry into the West Indies squad after 14 months out after a squabble ... Read more...

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Gibson brushes off Windies favourites tag


June 15th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Southampton, June 15 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson has dismissed suggestions that the West Indies will be favourites heading into the three-match One-Day International series against England starting here Saturday.The Caribbean ... Read more...

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Ramdin apologises to legend Sir Viv for taunt


June 11th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 11 (IANS/CMC) West Indies' wicketkeeper-batsman Denesh Ramdin has apologised to Sir Vivian Richards after taunting the legendary West Indies batsman while celebrating his century on the fourth day of ... Read more...

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Pujara’s 50 fails to stop West Indies from taking lead


June 11th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kingstown (St Vincent), June 10 (IANS/CMC) India A skipper Cheteshwar Pujara's 50 and defiant tail could not prevent West Indies A from taking a slender 15-run first-innings lead on the second ... Read more...

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Patience has been the key: Samuels


June 10th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 10 (IANS/CMC) In-form batsman Marlon Samuels says he owes his recent success against World No.1 England to a new patient attitude, especially in the challenging bowler-friendly English conditions.The right-hander ... Read more...

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Samuels, Ramdin hold West Indies together


June 10th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 10 (IANS/CMC) In-form batsman Marlon Samuels stroked his third half-century in as many innings while the struggling Denesh Ramdin hit his first in three years to break a prolonged ... Read more...

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Fraser-Pryce sends warning, Blake sizzles in New York


June 10th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 10 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce sent a strong reminder of her credentials as she clocked a season-best to win the 100 metres at the Adidas Grand Prix, the ... Read more...

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Bowlers help India A dominate West Indies A


June 10th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kingstown (St.Vincent), June 10 (IANS/CMC) Bowlers helped India A dominate the proceedings on the opening day of the second unofficial "Test" against West Indies A here Saturday.Fast bowler Ashok Dinda led ... Read more...

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Rain washes out play in Birmingham Test


June 8th, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Birmingham (England), June 8 (IANS/CMC) Rain has wrecked the opening day of the third and final Test between England and West Indies at Edgbaston here, forcing play to be abandoned without ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul doubtful for Birmingham Test


June 8th, 2012 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
Birmingham (England), June 8 (IANS/CMC) Veteran left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul is a doubt for the final Test against England after picking up a side strain.The 37-year-old was taken to hospital here Thursday ... Read more...

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Bolt squares off with Powell again in Oslo


June 7th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, June 7 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt will square off with fellow countryman Asafa Powell for the second time in as many weeks in a 100 metre contest at ... Read more...

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Williams back as Trinidad and Tobago coach


June 6th, 2012 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), June 6 (IANS/CMC) David Williams, overlooked for the post of West Indies assistant coach, has been appointed head coach of the Trinidad and Tobago.The 48-year-old, who played ... Read more...

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Gayle brings quality to the side, says chief selector


June 6th, 2012 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), June 6 (IANS/CMC) Chairman of selectors Clyde Butts has welcomed Chris Gayle's return to the West Indies team for the one-day tour of England, saying the big-hitting left-hander ... Read more...

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Brilliant Pujara carries India A to an exciting victory


June 6th, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 6 (IANS/CMC) A superb unbeaten 96 by skipper Cheteshwar Pujara has carried India A to an exciting two-wicket victory over West Indies A on a tense final day ... Read more...

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India A struggling at 77 for six


June 6th, 2012 - 2:15 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 6 (IANS/CMC) India A, chasing 186 for victory, were 77 for six at lunch on the fourth day of their four-day 'Test' against West Indies A at Kensington ... Read more...

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Chris Gayle recalled after high-level meeting


June 5th, 2012 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 5 (IANS/CMC) The protracted standoff between the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and beleaguered opener Chris Gayle ended with the selectors recalling the former captain to play in ... Read more...

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India A 22/3 chasing 186 to win first ‘Test’


June 5th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 5 (IANS/CMC) India A have a tense day ahead, having lost three wickets for 22 runs in the last hour on third day of the four-day first cricket ... Read more...

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Jamaican sprinter Mullings gets lifetime ban for doping offence


November 22nd, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston, Nov 22 (IANS) Jamaican sprinter Steve Mullings has been banned for life after a second doping offence, the Jamaican anti-doping disciplinary panel has said."The panel believes that a clear ... Read more...

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Indisposed Rampaul doubtful for Eden Test, Shillingford possible replacement


November 13th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) West Indies pacer Ravi Rampaul was doubtful for the second cricket Test against India after being hospitalised due to a stomach ailment, officials said Sunday.The Trinidadian ... Read more...

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WIPA gives seven days to WICB to apologise to Ramnarine


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, June 23 (CMC/IANS) The West Indies Players Association (WIPA) has given West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) chief executive Ernest Hilaire a seven-day ultimatum to apologise to their president ... Read more...

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Windies chief slams reports of Sarwan being investigated for match-fixing


April 20th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 20 (ANI): West Indies cricket official Ernest Hilaire has blamed irresponsible reporting for rumours that batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan was being investigated for match-fixing.Hilaire was responding to an open letter from ... Read more...

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Want to make a strong start to series: Gayle


June 25th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston, June 25 (IANS) West Indies captain Chris Gayle says the team would be looking to make a strong start to the four-match One-day International (ODI) series against India, beginning Friday, so ... Read more...

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