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Tag Archives: West Indies

West Indies recall Bravo and Hetmyer for New Zealand tour

ST. JOHN’S: Darren Bravo and Shimron Hetmyer were named in the West Indies squad for a proposed two-Test series in New Zealand, having turned down invitations for the tour of England earlier this year. The top-order batsmen both opted out of the Test series against England in July that marked ...

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West Indies avoid follow-on in Manchester Test

MANCHESTER: Half-centuries from Kraigg Brathwaite (75), Shamarh Brooks (68) and Roston Chase (51) helped West Indies avoid the follow on, which left England racing against time to push for a victory in the second Test against West Indies in Manchester. At stumps, England were 37 for 2, leading by 219 with Ben Stokes and Joe Root in ...

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Openers bring England back in the game

LONDON: England cricket team had their back against the wall after the third day of their first Test against West Indies as they were trailing by 99 runs on a tricky surface. But courtesy of a solid opening partnership from Rory Burns and Dom Sibley, the English are right back ...

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Visitors in command, Holder took a career-best 6-42

LONDON: West Indies captain Jason Holder took a career-best 6-42 and won the first round of his private duel with England allrounder Ben Stokes as the touring side took control of the first test at the Ageas Bowl on Thursday. Holder capitalized on more favorable bowling conditions under overcast skies on Day ...

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Landmark moment for international cricket

LONDON: When the players of England and West Indies walk out on to the lush Ageas Bowl pitch on Wednesday it will be a landmark moment for international cricket after a 117-day hiatus. It will also be a milestone in the career of England s talisman Ben Stokes as he captains ...

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Jack Leach focused on West Indies series

LONDON: Jack Leach wants to reclaim his role as England’s first-choice spinner in Tests as he returns from illness-enforced break. Jack Leach is aware of the competition for places in the England Test squad as he works his way back into the setup following the bout of sepsis that kept ...

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Bairstow eyes England wicketkeeper role

LONDON: Jonny Bairstow believes he can regain his role as England s Test wicketkeeper as players prepare to go head-to-head for a place in the side to face the West Indies. England are gearing up for a three-Test series against the Caribbean side next month that will mark the return of ...

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Anderson grateful for Windies scary tour decision

LONDON: James Anderson has thanked the West Indies for taking the “scary decision” to tour England, with Britain suffering the worst coronavirus death toll in Europe. More than 40,000 people are confirmed to have died from COVID-19 in Britain s outbreak so far. The West Indies arrived in Manchester on Tuesday ...

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Holder urges West Indies to ‘grasp’ England chance

LONDON:  West Indies captain Jason Holder has urged his side to grasp the opportunity provided by a Test series in England as international cricket prepares to return after the coronavirus shutdown. The West Indies arrived in Manchester on Tuesday ahead of their three-match series in July and Holder was in ...

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England cricket chief expects delay to West Indies series

© Getty Images LONDON: England cricket team chief Ashley Giles has forecast a significant delay to the home series against the West Indies in June should the coronavirus relent sufficiently to allow the three Tests to go ahead. The county championship, comprising four-day matches, was due to start on Sunday ...

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