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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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No fallout expected from Windies loss: Gibson


September 14th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 14 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson has downplayed the loss to Sri Lanka in the opening warm-up game ahead of the World Twenty20 Championship starting here next week.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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Darren Bravo eagerly eyeing World T20 return


September 4th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 4 (IANS/CMC) Stylish West Indies batsman Darren Bravo is hoping to rekindle his love affair with Sri Lanka when he suits up for the Twenty20 World Cup later ... Read more...

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U.S. Open: Robson ousts Li Na


September 1st, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 1 (IANS) British teen Laura Robson stunned Chinese ninth seed Li Na at the US Open here at the Flushing Meadows to book a fourth round ... Read more...

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Inter-institutional TT: PSPB retain men’s, women’s team titles


August 24th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) retained the men's and women's team crowns at the 42nd All India Inter-Institutional Table Tennis Championships here Friday to complete a ... Read more...

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Ganguly ’surprised’ at Yuvraj’s recall


August 10th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, August 10 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly Friday expressed surprise over the recall of stylish batsman Yuvraj Singh to the India squad for the upcoming World T20 championship ... 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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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 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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Yuvraj included in World T20 preliminary squad


July 18th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Flamboyant left-hander Yuvraj Singh, who has recovered from cancer, made a surprise comeback Wednesday to India's 30-member preliminary squad for the Twenty20 World Cup ... Read more...

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No Bravo for warm-up match against Black Caps


July 15th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 15 (IANS/CMC) Stylish West Indies left-hander Darren Bravo appears to be in a race against time to be fit for the opening Test against New Zealand ... 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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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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We want Yuvraj in T20 World Cup: Srikkanth


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) With India's flamboyant left-hander Yuvraj Singh back in training after undergoing operation for rare germ cell cancer, chief selector Kris Srikkanth was hopeful that the 2010 ... 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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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 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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West Indies need to make winning start: Gayle


June 30th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale, June 30 (IANS/CMC) Talismanic West Indies opener Chris Gayle has stressed the importance of a winning start to the series against New Zealand this weekend. The left-hander said it ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Sharapova reaches third round


June 28th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova got a second-round fright from Tsvetana Pironkova but came out Thursday to finish off the 38th-ranked Bulgarian in their Wimbledon women's singles ... Read more...

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Bravo says West Indies must avoid clean sweep


June 20th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS/CMC) Vice-captain Dwayne Bravo says the West Indies' sole objective will be avoiding a clean sweep after the Caribbean side conceded the three-match One-Day International series with a ... 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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Bravo, Smith star in West Indies win


June 14th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS/CMC) Stylish left-hander Darren Bravo returned to form with a polished unbeaten century while Dwayne Smith dazzled but fell just short of three figures, as the West Indies ... Read more...

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Ramdin jumps 20 spots amidst controversy


June 13th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 13 (IANS/CMC) Despite the swirling controversy over his ill-advised jibe at Sir Vivian Richards, West Indies wicketkeeper/batsman Denesh Ramdin was the biggest mover in the latest International Cricket Council ... Read more...

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India tottering at 57/4 chasing 220-run target


June 12th, 2012 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
Kingstown (St Vincent), June 12 (IANS/CMC) India A were reeling at 57 for four at stumps on the third day of the four-day second cricket 'Test', chasing a 220-run victory target ... Read more...

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Selectors to decide captaincy: Gambhir


June 8th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) After having thrown his hat in the ring, opening batsman Gautam Gambhir Friday refused to be drawn into the debate over India's Test captaincy ... 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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Gibson backs top order but says Edwards technique exposed


June 7th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 7 (IANS/CMC) Head coach Ottis Gibson continues to back the struggling West Indies top order despite its repeated failures in the first two Tests against England.None of the West ... 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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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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Viv blasts woeful Windies, says Ramdin has ‘deteriorated’


May 29th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, May 29 (IANS/CMC) West Indies' legendary captain Sir Vivian Richards has blasted the Caribbean side's disastrous batting in the second Test at Trent Bridge against England and has criticised ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul digs in at top; Samuels, Roach also move up


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 23 (IANS/CMC) World No. One batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has stretched his lead at the top of the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) batting rankings, following his two half-centuries in ... Read more...

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