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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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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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Kohli gets two nominations for ICC Awards


August 13th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 13 (IANS) India batsman Virat Kohli has been nominated in two categories for the International Cricket Council (ICC) awards to be held in Colombo, Sri Lanka next ... 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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New Zealand nose ahead despite Samuels’ century


August 4th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 4 (IANS/CMC) Narsingh Deonarine gave the West Indies a boost with two late wickets after Marlon Samuels emphasised his batting rebirth with a fourth Test century 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, 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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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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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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Brilliant Gayle, Samuels give West Indies 2-0 lead


July 8th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 8 (IANS/CMC) Chris Gayle struck a record-breaking 20th One-Day International century while Marlon Samuels hammered his first in six years as the West Indies brushed aside hapless ... Read more...

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Injury prone Jerome Taylor to play in SPL


July 6th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), July 6 (IANS/CMC) Injury prone West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor has been snapped up as one of the overseas signings for the inaugural Sri Lanka Premier ... 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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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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Skipper Sammy rues his team’s inconsistency


June 25th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, June 25 (IANS/CMC) Dejected West Indies captain Darren Sammy has lamented the team's inconsistent displays after they slipped to another loss to finish their tour of England empty handed.The tourists ... Read more...

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England hammer West Indies in first ODI


June 17th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Southampton (England), June 17 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies' highly touted batting line-up flattered to deceive, suffering a now familiar collapse to send the Caribbean side tumbling to a heavy 114-run defeat ... 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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England consolidate their lead in Test rankings


June 12th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 12 (IANS) England claimed the series 2-0 against the West Indies and have now taken an outright lead as the number one team ahead of South Africa in ... 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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Samuels has proven his point, says Gibson


May 29th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, May 29 (IANS/CMC) West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson has praised the form of Marlon Samuels following the right-hander's outstanding batting in the second Test which finished inside four days ... Read more...

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Samuels and Sammy can bail us out again, says Rampaul


May 28th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, England, May 28 (IANS/CMC) Fast bowler Ravi Rampaul said the West Indies had placed their confidence again in the pair of captain Darren Sammy and Marlon Samuels to bail the ... Read more...

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Sammy backs Roach to overcome no-ball problem


May 27th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, May 27 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy has backed fast bowler Kemar Roach to overcome the no-ball problem that haunted him on the second day of the second Test here Saturday ... Read more...

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Century-maker Samuels gives it back to Anderson


May 26th, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham (England), May 26 (IANS/CMC) Batsman Marlon Samuels did not hesitate to poke fun at England seamer James Anderson, following his superb Test century that helped rescue the West Indies on ... 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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West Indies no walkovers, says Strauss


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS/CMC) England captain Andrew Strauss rubbished the talks that the West Indies were easy walkovers after his side was forced to fight before securing a five-wicket win in ... Read more...

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WI coach hails Samuels, seniors for maturity


May 21st, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
London (IANS/CMC), May 21 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson says he is pleased with the manner in which the senior players have stepped up in order to compensate ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul defying England in Lord’s Test


May 20th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20, (IANS/CMC) England batsman Ian Bell has underscored the need to get Shivnarine Chanderpaul's wicket early on the fourth day as the hosts go in search of a comprehensive ... Read more...

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Too many wickets lost on opening day: Windies coach Gibson


May 18th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS/CMC) West Indies' head coach Ottis Gibson has praised the team's batting effort but conceded that the side had lost too many wickets on the opening day of ... Read more...

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Injury concerns for West Indies after loss to Lions


May 14th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Northampton, May 14 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies suffered a crushing 10-wicket defeat against England Lions here Sunday, just four days ahead of their clash with World No.1 England in the opening ... Read more...

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Unfamiliar English conditions will be big hurdle: WI opener


May 13th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Northampton (England), May 13 (IANS/CMC) Left-hander Kieran Powell said overcoming unfamiliar English conditions would be the biggest hurdle for the touring West Indies side after stroking a century on the third ... Read more...

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