Sunday, 24 September 2017

Tag Archives: Chris Gayle

Rain wipes out England, Windies second ODI

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NOTTINGHAM:  Rain wiped out all but 10 minutes of England’s second Royal London Series match which ended in a no-result against West Indies at Trent Bridge. Eoin Morgan’s side were 21-0 when the players went off Jonny Bairstow, fresh from his maiden ODI century in England’s seven-wicket win at Old ...

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Bairstow to open for England as West Indies big guns return

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MANCHESTER: The concept of the points-based “Super Series”, trialled last summer to add over-arching context to the sport’s three different formats, was quietly put into mothballs ahead of this season. But had it still been in existence, we’d have been geared up for an improbably thrilling climax to the second ...

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Gayle return ‘huge boost’ for West Indies

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MANCHESTER: West Indies captain Jason Holder has backed the returning Chris Gayle to make a big impact in the one-day international series against England starting this week. Tuesday´s fixture at Old Trafford, the first of a five-match ODI series, is set to be powerhouse opening batsman Gayle´s first at this ...

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Gayle, Samuels return to Windies squad for England ODIs

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BENGALURU: There was some rare good news for West Indies cricket when Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels were included in the one-day squad for next month’s series against England on Monday. Batsman Gayle, one of the biggest drawcards in world cricket, has not represented West Indies since the 2015 World ...

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Chris Gayle could return to face England in ODIs

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LONDON: Chris Gayle could make an eye-catching return to West Indies’ one-day side against England later this summer following the thawing of relations between senior Caribbean cricketers and the board. Even at 37, the big-hitting Gayle remains one of the world game’s biggest drawcards, but he has restricted his international ...

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Gayle lends his support to Australia cricketers

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SYDNEY: West Indies dashing opener Chris Gayle has come out in support of Steve Smith and co. in their pay dispute with Cricket Australia which sees 230 Australian cricketers without a contract. The Jamaican born feels that the players deserve what they demand. The Australia Cricketers’ Association is backing the ...

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Lewis’ ton guides Windies to thrashing win over India

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KINGSTON: Evin Lweis hammered ton to guide West Indies thrashing 9-wicket victory over India in their only Twenty20 International at Kingston, Jamaica on Sunday. Opener Evin Lewis scored an unbeaten 125 to guide the hosts to smashing victory. Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels scored 18 and 36 respectively to support ...

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India will have edge over Pakistan in Champions Trophy: Gayle

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LONDON: Chris Gayle said that India will have the edge when they take on arch-rivals Pakistan in a much anticipated upcoming Champions Trophy group match. The 37-year-old made it clear that both India and Pakistan are his favourites for winning the eight-nation tournament which starts from June 1 in England ...

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IPL: Chris Gayle apologises to Bangalore fans

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BENGALURU: Following a disastrous campaign with the Royal Challengers Bangalore in the on-going IPL, batsman Chris Gayle revealed his appreciation towards the fans who continued to support their team despite the circumstances. “My sincerest apologies to all the RCB fans. You all have been very supportive and in spite of ...

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IPL 2017: Why RCB axed Gayle to include AB de Villiers

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BANGALORE: Royal Challengers Bangalore have now lost two out of three matches in the Indian Premier league (IPL) 2017, but AB de Villiers’ entry into the playing XI has given them a positive sign. The South African plundered an unbeaten 89 off just 46 balls to single-handedly guide RCB to ...

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