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V.V.S. Laxman retires from international cricket


August 18th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Indian cricketer V.V.S. Laxman Saturday announced his retirement from international cricket with immediate effect, ahead of the home Test series against New Zealand, starting Aug 23.Laxman, ... Read more...

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Olympics: Sharapova sweats to oust Robson in round 2


August 1st, 2012 - 7:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova beat Britain's Laura Robson, ranked 98 in the world, in the second round of the Olympic tournament Tuesday, but the Russian No. ... 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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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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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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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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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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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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Carter’s fiver overshadows Rohit Sharma’s 94 but India A take lead


June 4th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 4, (IANS/CMC) Medium-pacer Jonathan Carter's superb bowling overshadowed a brilliant innings of 94 by Rohit Sharma as India A grabbed a narrow first-innings lead over West Indies A ... Read more...

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West Indies discards playing for recall


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 2 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies A side will face India A in a series opener four-day match starting here Saturday, with players from the home team looking to ... 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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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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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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Discarded Sarwan scores second century for Leicestershire


May 17th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Leicester, May 17 (IANS/CMC) Even as West Indies prepare to field a novice top order in the first Test against England, discarded batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan, a seasoned former member of their ... Read more...

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Rampaul rues Windies’ lack of killer instinct


May 12th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Northampton (England), May 12 (IANS/CMC) Fast bowler Ravi Rampaul was left rueing the West Indies lack of killer instinct after the Caribbean side let England Lions off the hook on the ... Read more...

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We have to be at our best against KKR: Rohit Sharma


May 11th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) Lauding his team captain Harbhajan Singh for doing a tremendous job as skipper, Mumbai Indian batsmen Rohit Sharma Friday said his team has to be ... Read more...

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Outstanding Taylor fires Windies to second straight win


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 3 (IANS/CMC) Captain Stafanie Taylor's excellent all-round performance inspired the West Indies women's team to a seven-run win over Sri Lanka in the second game of their five-match ... Read more...

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Simmons signals return with century


May 1st, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, May 1 (IANS/CMC) West Indies batsman Lendl Simmons signalled his return to full fitness when he struck 127 to help Ceramic Merryboys gain first innings points over Wanderers ... Read more...

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Windies keep lid on Australia despite Clarke’s 50


April 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 10 (IANS/CMC) Captain Michael Clarke stroked a half-century to stabilise Australia but the West Indies bowlers made crucial strikes at key junctures, to stay in control on the ... Read more...

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Smith credits daughter for resurgence


April 1st, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 1 (IANS/CMC) Dashing West Indies batsman Dwayne Smith says his six-year-old daughter Niyesha is a key reason behind his resurgence.The 28-year-old right-hander has enjoyed a purple patch of ... Read more...

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Pollard’s century gives Windies series lead


March 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St.Lucia), March 24 (IANS/CMC) Big-hitting batsman Kieron Pollard smashed a brilliant century as West Indies beat Australia by 42 runs in the fourth One-day international to take a crucial ... Read more...

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Hope this innings helps me earn espect: Clarke


January 4th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke said Wednesday that his maiden double ton in Tests will help him earn respect among his team mates and fans."Hopefully, it helps ... Read more...

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Lee lauds Australia’s latest pace sensation Pattinson


December 31st, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 31 (IANS) Australia's former Test pace spearhead Brett Lee has praised the latest pace sensation James Pattinson, and has said he should continue his combative, intimidatory approach ... Read more...

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Sarwan lashes out at GCB over CT20 non-selection


December 7th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Georgetown (Guyana), Dec 6 (IANS/CMC) West Indies batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan has dismissed as "crap" the reasons given by the Guyana Cricket Board for not selecting him for next month's Caribbean Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Fit-again Barath gearing up for Eden Gardens Test


November 13th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS/CMC) West Indies opening batsman Adrian Barath says he has recovered from the hamstring injury that sidelined him for the two cricket Tests against Bangladesh last month and ... Read more...

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Uthappa cannot wait to open the Indian innings


October 28th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) Getting a national recall after three seasons, Robin Uthappa cannot wait to open the innings to give India a rousing start in the one-off Twenty20 International ... Read more...

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Injured Barath out of Test series, Simmons is replacement


October 19th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chittagong, Oct 19 (IANS/CMC) Injury has forced West Indies opener Adrian Barath out of the Test series against Bangladesh, starting later this week, and selectors have called up in-form opener Lendl ... Read more...

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Maturity behind improved form, says Samuels


October 16th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 16 (IANS/CMC) West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels has pointed to his new found maturity as the reason behind his form, since returning to international cricket following a two-year ban. ... Read more...

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Smith relishing new opening role in T20s


September 25th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS/CMC) Cricketer Dwayne Smith says he relishes continuing at the top of the order, after opening for the first time in an international match in West Indies' 10-wicket ... Read more...

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Sarwan determined to bounce back after low point


August 3rd, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (Bermuda), Aug 3 (IANS/CMC) West Indies batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan has admitted he considered quitting international cricket recently but says he now intends to fight for his spot in the regional ... Read more...

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Edwards wants to be an important part of West Indies cricket


July 10th, 2011 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), July 10 (IANS) Kirk Edwards, who scored a century on Test debut against India in the Third Test, said his goal is to become an important part of ... Read more...

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India grind out big lead as Laxman eyes a century


July 2nd, 2011 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 2 (IANS/CMC) V.V.S. Laxman struck his second half-century of the match and was marching towards his 17 Test century as India continued to grind out a big lead ... Read more...

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We are confident going into the final: Mahela


March 31st, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Describing Saturday's World Cup final against India as a challenge, Sri Lankan vice captain Mahela Jayawardene Thursday said that the variety in their batting and ... Read more...

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