Monday, 23 October 2017

Tag Archives: West Indies

Ali’s rapid ton powers England to 369 against West Indies

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BRISTOL: Moeen Ali’s blazing century powered England to an imposing total of 369 for nine in the third one-day international against West Indies at Bristol on Sunday. The Worcestershire all-rounder sprinted to his hundred off 53 balls, with nearly half of his runs coming via eight sixes, before he fell ...

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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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For the greater good of Pakistan cricket: Sammy

Darren Sammy

DUBAI: Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy believes that the World XI’s tour of Pakistan next week will be for the greater good of the country and is glad that they can play a significant part in international cricket returning to Pakistan. After the absence of international cricket for years ...

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West Indies win toss, bat in deciding Lord’s Test

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LONDON: West Indies captain Jason Holder won the toss and elected to bat against England in the third and deciding Test at Lord’s on Thursday. Holder’s decision gave James Anderson an early chance to grab the three wickets he needs to become the first England bowler, and only the sixth ...

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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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Broad tops Botham as England rout West Indies

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BIRMINGHAM: Stuart Broad starred as England thrashed the West Indies by an innings and 209 runs to ensure the inaugural day/night Test in Britain ended inside three days at Edgbaston. West Indies, following-on, lost 19 wickets for 261 runs in the day’s play as England surged to a 1-0 lead ...

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Windies recall fast bowler Kemar Roach for England tour

Kemar Roach

KINGSTON: Fast bowler Kemar Roach has been recalled to the West Indies squad for their three-Test tour of England starting next month, the selection panel said. Roach, who has not played a test for 18 months, was chosen after displaying fine form in domestic competition, said chairman of selectors Courtney ...

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Lewis’ ton guides Windies to thrashing win over India

Evin Lewis

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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