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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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Davis, Khan reprimand Ramdin over Viv Richards taunt


June 13th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, June 13 (IANS/CMC) West Indies' former Test batsman Bryan Davis and team manager Omar Khan have both criticised Denesh Ramdin for his controversial gesture aimed at ... Read more...

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Ramdin apologises to legend Sir Viv for taunt


June 11th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, June 11 (IANS/CMC) West Indies' wicketkeeper-batsman Denesh Ramdin has apologised to Sir Vivian Richards after taunting the legendary West Indies batsman while celebrating his century on the fourth day of ... 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 moves to fifth in Test rankings


April 14th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 14 (IANS/CMC) Veteran West Indies left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul is steadily making his way back to the top of world cricket, moving three spots to fifth in the latest International ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul’s 25th Test ton put West Indies on top


April 9th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 9 (IANS/CMC) Shivnarine Chanderpaul's 25th Test century underpinned a gallant batting effort as West Indies battled their way into a strong position on the second day of the ... Read more...

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Board-players friction affecting Caribbean cricket: Richards


June 16th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Antigua, June 16 (IANS) West Indies cricket great Sir Vivian Richards feels the constant differences between the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the West Indies Players' Association is affecting ... Read more...

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Tendulkar way ahead of Bradman in ongoing SMH poll for ‘greatest batsman of all time’


December 21st, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 21(ANI): Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, who scored his 50th Test century last week, is currently leading a poll commissioned to reveal the "greatest batsman of all time".According to ... Read more...

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Windies cricket has never been in a more gloomier state: Richards


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Antigua (West Indies), Oct.22 (ANI): The West Indies will head for Sri Lanka and are hoping to improve their miserable Test ranking of seventh out of nine, but according to former skipper ... Read more...

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England must work Ponting over to win Ashes: Vivian Richards


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Antigua (West Indies), Oct. 22 (ANI): England would need to target and work Australian cricket team captain Ricky Ponting over if they hope to retain The Ashes Down Under, said former West ... Read more...

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ICC lifts ban on Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua


April 30th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Georgetown (Guyana), Apr.30 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has lifted the ban on the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium at Antigua following a 12 -month suspension.The ban was lifted after the ICC ... Read more...

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Sir Viv stadium to be open to matches again in May


April 29th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), April 29 (IANS) The Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, suspended for a year, will be available for international cricket in West Indies' home series against South Africa in May. ... Read more...

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Richards warns that players moolah greed could spell doom for cricket’s future


February 25th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.25 (ANI): West Indies cricket great Sir Vivian Richards says the greed of some modern players is threatening the game's future.Richards, 57, is in Australia on a speaking tour with ... Read more...

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Kotla staring at tough sanctions, indicates Lorgat


December 28th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief-executive Haroon Lorgat Monday said the world body has issued notice to the Indian cricket board over the unplayable pitch at the Ferozeshah ... Read more...

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Richards asks batsmen to face bouncers without protection


November 15th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15(ANI): West Indian legend Sir Vivian Richards, who refused to wear a helmet in his playing days, has asked the modern day batsmen to throw away their "suits of armour" ... Read more...

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Lara hints at return to West Indies set-up


October 21st, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.21 (ANI): West Indies batting great Brian Lara has said that he is willing to join other Caribbean cricket legends in rescuing the game in the region ahead of the winter ... Read more...

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ICC suspends Sir Vivian Richards Stadium from hosting matches


March 17th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 17 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has suspended the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua from holding international matches for 12 months. ICC spokesman Brian Murgatroyd Tuesday said the world ... Read more...

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Richards wants a say in ground preparation at SVR stadium


February 16th, 2009 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) Embarrassed by the Antigua farce, West Indian batting legend Vivian Richards wants a say in the fitness of the ground and pitch if further Tests are to be ... Read more...

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Viv Richards pained by ground condition


February 14th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) West Indies great Vivian Richards was pained to see the second Test match between West Indies and England abandoned Friday, due to an unfit outfield at the Antigua ... Read more...

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Second Test match abandoned, venue changed


February 14th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
North Sound (Antigua), Feb 14 (IANS) The second cricket Test match between England and the West Indies at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium here has been abandoned due to an unfit ground ... Read more...

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Flintoff confident about England sealing series against Windies


February 11th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Antigua (West Indies), Feb.11 (ANI): England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff is confident that the team will bounce back from the first Test loss and seal the series against the West Indies. The second ... Read more...

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England to play four Tests, five ODIs and a T20 game in West Indies


December 30th, 2008 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) England begin their tour of the West Indies with two three-day warm-up games at St Kitts before playing the first Test at Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica, Feb 4-8.The ... Read more...

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Texas billionaire Sanford threatens to stop sponsoring England cricket


December 17th, 2008 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.17 (ANI): The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is reeling from a double setback after Texas billionaire Sir Allen Stanford threatened to end his backing of the sport and ... Read more...

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Less, but better quality Test cricket in future, predicts ECB chairman Clarke


December 16th, 2008 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.16 (ANI): England and Wales Cricket Board Chairman Giles Clarke believes there will be changes to the structure of Test match cricket that will preserve its status as the summit ... Read more...

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Lara cautions BCCI against simultaneous retirement of top five players


October 10th, 2008 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct 10 (ANI): Former West Indies captain and cricket legend Brain Lara today cautioned the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) against retiring all the top five players ... Read more...

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Give me a Lalit Modi, please, instead of Allen Stanford (Commentary)


June 14th, 2008 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Trawling through the net, I came across pictures of Sir Allen Stanford getting out of a black chopper bearing his name and on to the Nursery Ground at Lord's. And ... Read more...

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Nielsen worried about dead Test pitches


June 9th, 2008 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 9 (IANS) Australian coach Tim Nielsen is worried that lifeless pitches could be ruining Test cricket. Australia last week drew the second Test against West Indies. It was Australia's second ... Read more...

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Clarke takes over Australian Test vice-captaincy


May 31st, 2008 - 8:13 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 31 (IANS) Australian cricket witnessed the evolution of a new phase as Michael Clarke officially took over as the new Test vice captain, a post lying vaccant since the retirement ... Read more...

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Ponting passes 10,000 Test runs


May 31st, 2008 - 1:17 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 31 (ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has become the seventh batsman to score 10,000 runs in Test cricket after reaching the milestone on the opening day of the second ... Read more...

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Gayle, Taylor in West Indies squad for second Test


May 27th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by admin
Port of Spain, May 27 (IANS) West Indies captain Chris Gayle and pace bowler Jerome Taylor, who sat out the first Test against Australia because of injury, have been included in the ... Read more...

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