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Spinners will be India’s trump card at World T20: MacGill


September 18th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Former Australian Test spinner Stuart MacGill Tuesday said tweakers will be the key if India have to win the World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka.The 41-year-old ... 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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Trinidad wants Bravo, Pollard, Narine for CLT20


September 7th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Sep 7 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad and Tobago's sports minister Anil Roberts says the government went to great lengths to ensure the trio of Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard and ... 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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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 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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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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Edwards out, Ramdin returns as Windies vice captain


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 23 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies selectors have announced a largely predictable squad for the opening Test against New Zealand starting here Wednesday, with the erratic Denesh ... 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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Sammy praises ‘unplayable’ Narine


July 19th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St. Kitts), July 19 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy has praised off spinner Sunil Narine as 'unplayable' and reliable following a career-best spell which swept the West Indies to a ... 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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I seized the opportunity: Sunil Narine


July 16th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 16 (IANS/CMC) West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine says he had recognised the importance of Saturday's fourth One-Day International against New Zealand and had seized the ... Read more...

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Windies overcome Taylor century, win series


July 15th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 15 (IANS/CMC) The defiant West Indies withstood a brilliant Ross Taylor hundred to beat New Zealand by 24 runs in the fourth One-Day International and ... 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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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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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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Badree gets nod ahead of Benn in Windies squad


June 25th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), June 25 (IANS/CMC) Uncapped leg-spinner Samuel Badree has been called up ahead of Sulieman Benn for the West Indies' two-match Twenty20 series against New Zealand which bowls off ... 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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Sammy hails return of Gayle for ODIs


June 7th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 7 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy believes Chris Gayle's return will augur well for this side's fortunes in the upcoming three-match One-Day International series against England.Gayle Monday was ... 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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We are Champions League favourites: Tiwary


May 28th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Crowing with delight at Kolkata Knight Riders finishing champions in the Indian Premier League (IPL), batsman Manoj Tiwary said Monday they would start favourites at the ... Read more...

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It’s about team not individual, says Gambhir


May 28th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 28 (IANS) It was typical of Gautam Gambhir that he strenuously deflected attention from the individual to the team, downplaying his own role as a captain and ... Read more...

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Knight Riders’ ‘mystery spinner’ Narine finally unlocked


May 28th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders' mystery spinner Sunil Narine was finally unlocked by Chennai Super Kings as the Trinidadian leaked 37 runs from his four overs and remained ... Read more...

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Knight Riders beat Daredevils, qualify for main IPL final(lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
Pune, May 23 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders continued their good run and secured their maiden final berth in the Indian Premier League(IPl) final with a convincing 18-run win over ... Read more...

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Knight Riders bat against Daredevils in IPL qaualifier


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 22 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders won the toss and elected to bat against Delhi Daredevils in Qualifier-I of the Indian Premier League here Tuesday.Delhi Daredevils: Virender Sehwag ... Read more...

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Knight Riders beat Pune Warriors to finish as second-placed team (Lead)


May 20th, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Pune, May 19 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders cruised into the play-offs in style beating Pune Warriors by 34 runs in their last league encounter of the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: Kolkata Knight Riders vs Pune Warriors, IPL


May 20th, 2012 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Pune, May 20 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter between Kolkata Knight Riders and Pune Warriors at the Subroto Roy Sahara Stadium ... Read more...

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Knight Riders thrash Mumbai, step closer to playoffs (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 1:41 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders moved a step closer to qualifying for the playoffs with a convincing 32-run win over Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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IPl Scoreboard: Super Kings vs. Knight Riders


May 15th, 2012 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) The scoreboard of the Indian Premier League match between Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens here Monday.Kolkata Knight Riders:Gautam ... Read more...

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