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Gayle wants birthday win against Australia


September 21st, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 21 (IANS/CMC) One of the most feared batsmen in the shortest form of cricket, Chris Gayle wants to celebrate his 33rd birthday with a victory when the West Indies ... Read more...

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Pietersen hopes to be back for NZ tour


September 21st, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Out of favour England batsman Kevin Pietersen tweeted Friday that he hopes to make a comeback for England's tour to New Zealand in February 2013.In ... Read more...

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Windies will be gunning for Australia: Edwards


September 19th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 19 (IANS/CMC) Confident strike bowler Fidel Edwards says the West Indies will be firing from all cylinders in an effort to win their opening game against Australia in the ... Read more...

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We can go all the way: Chris Gayle


September 13th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 13 (IANS/CMC) Talismanic opener Chris Gayle has backed the West Indies to reach the final of the World Twenty20 Championship beginning Sep 18.The big-hitting left-hander, the hottest commodity in ... Read more...

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World T20: Gibson upbeat on Windies chances


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 11 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson has expressed confidence in his side's chances in the World Twenty20 Tournament beginning Sep 18 in Sri Lanka. Gibson said the ... Read more...

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Confident West Indies leave for Sri Lanka


September 10th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 10 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies cricket team flew out of the region, high in confidence, enroute to Sri Lanka for the ICC World Twenty20 tournament.Just before take-off Sunday, ... Read more...

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Windies has attack for all seasons, says confident Gibson


September 8th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 8 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson believes the West Indies boasts a bowling attack that will thrive in whatever conditions the team meets during the World Twenty20 Championship ... Read more...

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Sammy says Windies must back up ‘favourites’ tag


September 2nd, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 2 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy believes his star-studded West Indies have an excellent chance of winning the Twenty20 World Cup starting this month but says the label of ... Read more...

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Windies begin final preparations for World T20


September 1st, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 1 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies will put the finishing touches on their preparations for the Twenty20 World Cup with the launch of a week-long camp here Saturday.Most of ... Read more...

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Ganguly picks India World T20 favourites, Windies dark horses


August 28th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Sourav Ganguly Tuesday said India have the firepower to win the Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka next month and termed the West Indies ... Read more...

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West Indies bring back Darren Bravo for T20 World Cup


August 23rd, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), Aug 23 (IANS/CMC) The return of left-handed stroke-maker Darren Bravo is the only difference in an otherwise predictable 15-man squad for next month's Twenty20 World Cup in Sri ... Read more...

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West Indies on right track: Head coach Gibson


August 10th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 10 (IANS/CMC) West Indies head cricket coach Otis Gibson says he is deeply inspired by his side's recent series win against New Zealand in all three formats of ... Read more...

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Mahindra to sponsor Sri Lanka Premier League


August 8th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Utility vehicle major Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M;) Wednesday announced its partnership with the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) cricket tournament as their title sponsors.SLPL kicks off ... Read more...

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Samuels puts West Indies on course for victory


August 5th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/CMC) Marlon Samuels defied a dropped chance and the "distraction" of the Olympics women's 100 metres final being shown at the ground to score a pivotal 52 that ... Read more...

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Roach leads Windies demolition of Black Caps


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 3 (IANS/CMC) Kemar Roach underlined his role of strike bowler for the West Indies with another telling bowling performance, helping demolish New Zealand's fragile batting in the ... Read more...

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Edwards replaces Rampaul for Jamaica Test


July 31st, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 31 (IANS/CMC) West Indies fast bowler speedster Fidel Edwards has replaced injured Ravi Rampaul in the 13-man West Indies squad for the second and final Test against New ... Read more...

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Gayle impressed with Powell’s century


July 31st, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
North Sound (Antigua), July 31 (IANS/CMC) Explosive West Indies batsman Chris Gayle says he is impressed with the tactics employed by fellow opener Kieran Powell to achieve his maiden Test century.Powell ... Read more...

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Roach, Gayle fire West Indies to victory


July 30th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
North Sound (Antigua), July 30 (IANS/CMC) Kemar Roach put the chains in motion before Chris Gayle coolly navigated the West Indies to a nine-wicket victory over New Zealand in the first ... Read more...

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Gayle, Powell centuries give Windies control


July 28th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
North Sound (Antigua), July 28 (IANS/CMC) Openers Chris Gayle and Kieran Powell plundered career-defining hundreds with dominant batting, putting the West Indies in a superior position against New Zealand ... Read more...

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Gayle hits 14th Test ton against New Zealand


July 28th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
North Sound (Antigua), July 27 (IANS/CMC) Chris Gayle plundered his 14th Test hundred, celebrating his long-awaited return to Test whites in grand fashion as West Indies continued their dominance ... Read more...

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Gayle survives chance, leads Windies reply


July 27th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
North Sound (Antigua), July 27 (IANS/CMC) Chris Gayle benefited from a huge slice of fortune and marked his return to Tests with a typically flamboyant half-century to lead a ... Read more...

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Sammy plays down idea of second frontline spinner


July 25th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
St.John's (Antigua), July 25 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy has down played the idea that another frontline spinner could have been included in the 13-man squad chosen to play ... Read more...

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Sammy hopes to carry winning momentum into Test series


July 24th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 24 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy said Monday his side would be going all out to win the Test series against New Zealand, starting here ... Read more...

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Gayle returns to Sydney for Big Bash T20


July 24th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 24 (IANS) West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has again signed with Sydney Thunder for another season of Australia's Twenty20 Big Bash.The 32-year-old left-hander turned out for the Thunder ... Read more...

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Narine signs with Sydney for Aussie T20 showpiece


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 22 (IANS/CMC) Exciting West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine is headed to Australia's Twenty20 Big Bash League after signing with defending champions Sydney Sixers. The 24-year-old will join Australia ... Read more...

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West Indies name 30-man provisional squad for World T20


July 19th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
St. John'S (Antigua), July 19 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies selectors Wednesday named a provisional 30-man squad for the World Twenty20 Cricket Championship which bowls off in September. A West Indies ... Read more...

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Temperamental Benn among 30 probables for World T20


July 19th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 19 (IANS/CMC) Temperamental left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn has inched his way even closer to a senior team recall after being named in a provisional 30-man West ... Read more...

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Narine undermines New Zealand as Windies win series 4-1


July 17th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (S t Kitts), July 17 (IANS/CMC) Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine's fifer bowled West Indies to a 20-run victory over New Zealand in the fifth and final One-Day International ... Read more...

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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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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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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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West Indies retain squad for third ODI


July 9th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 9 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies have named an unchanged side for the third One-Day International against New Zealand starting Wednesday at Warner Park in St Kitts.This comes ... 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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Gayle’s presence was icing on memorable century: Samuels


July 8th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 8 (IANS/CMC) Stroke-maker Marlon Samuels said Saturday his first international century in the Caribbean had been made even more special by the presence of fellow Jamaican Chris ... Read more...

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