Sunday, 15 December 2019

Tag Archives: West Indies

Simmons powers West Indies to series-levelling T20 win in India

HIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Opener Lendl Simmons struck an attacking 67 to lead the West Indies to a series-levelling eight-wicket win over India in the second Twenty20 international. Simmons put on crucial partnerships including a 73-run opening stand with Evin Lewis, who made 40, as West Indies chased down 171 in 18.3 overs ...

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Kieron Pollard To Lead West Indies ODI, T20I Teams

JAMAICA: The West Indies cricket selection panel named the ODI and T20I squads for the ‘Maroon Brigade’ which will take on India in the upcoming series in December. Reigning World T20 champions West Indies will lock horns with India in 3-match T20I series in Hyderabad, Thiruvananthapuram and Mumbai between December ...

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Cornwall puts West Indies in command against Afghanistan

Rahkeem Cornwall

LUCKNOW: Rahkeem Cornwall picked up a career-best 7 for 75 as Afghanistan squandered a sound start to be dismissed for 187 on the first day of the inaugural Test at the Ekana Cricket Stadium. In response, West Indies lost two early wickets before John Campbell and Shamarh Brooks took them ...

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Gayle says ‘I don’t get respect’ after leaving Jozi Stars

PARIS: West Indies cricket star Chris Gayle demanded more respect on Monday after waving goodbye to South Africa’s Mzansi Super League with his team Jozi Stars yet to win a game in the current campaign. Former West Indies captain Gayle, 40, scored just 101 runs in six innings before his ...

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Virat Kohli returns to lead India T20 squad against Windies

NEW DELHI: Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli will return to lead the team for three Twenty20 internationals and three ODI matches against the West Indies starting next month, national selectors announced. Besides star batsman Kohli, fast bowlers Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and spin-bowling all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja have also made a ...

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Smith shrugs off Pooran’s light ball-tampering ban

MELBOURNE: Former Australia captain Steve Smith, who was banned for a year for ball-tampering, says he does not feel hard done by despite a much lighter sanction handed down to West Indies batsman Nicholas Pooran for the same offence. Pooran was given a four-game ban during the third one-day international ...

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Nicholas Pooran banned for 4-T20 matches for ball tampering

NEW DELHI: West Indies batsman Nicholas Pooran has been banned for four T20 internationals for tampering with the ball in a one-day match against Afghanistan, cricket s world body announced. Pooran admitted to “changing the condition of the ball” after video footage showed him scratching the surface of the white ...

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Phil Simmons reappointed West Indies coach

ST. JOHN’S: Phil Simmons has returned to take charge of the West Indies three years after being dismissed in controversial circumstances, Cricket West Indies announced on Monday. In a statement CWI said that Simmons would be head coach for the next four years. He led the Windies to the 2016 ...

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Perception about Pakistan needs to change now: Micheal Holding

KARACHI: West Indies’ fast bowling great Micheal Holding, who has been in Pakistan for about a week, has said that he would love to see teams frequently visit Pakistan but the perception, of the country, needs to be changed. Talking to a group of journalists here, the fearsome paceman of ...

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Chris Gayle struck a superb century in the CPL

West Indies’ star opening batsman Chris Gayle struck a superb century in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL). The left-handed batsman, who plays for Jamaica Tallwahs, played a blistering knock of 116 off just 62 deliveries with the help of seven boundaries and 10 sixes against St Kitts and Nevis Patriots. ...

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