Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Tag Archives: West Indies

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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Pollard named new West Indies captain for ODIs and T20I

JAMAICA: West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard has been named as the new captain of their one-day international and Twenty20 teams, the country’s cricket board (CWI) said. Pollard, who has not played an ODI for West Indies since October 2016, replaces Jason Holder at the helm. Holder, who led the team ...

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India sweep series with big win over West Indies

KINGSTON: India completed an emphatic 2-0 series sweep against West Indies when they won the second Test by 257 runs in Jamaica after the hosts’ batsman Darren Bravo retired hurt and was replaced by a concussion substitute. With the result, Virat Kohli became the most successful India captain with 28 ...

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Rain plays spoilsport as Gayle misses history bid against India

PROVIDENCE: Inclement weather forced the abandonment of the first one-day international between the West Indies and India at the Guyana National Stadium, after Chris Gayle was made to wait for the hosts’ ODI run-scoring record. Only 13 overs were bowled after the home side were put in to bat when ...

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India win second T20I via DLS method in Florida

LAUDERHILL: India won the second Twenty20 International against West Indies by 22 runs on DLS method at Fort Lauderhill in Florida, USA. Chasing the target of 168 runs for victory, West Indies scored 98 runs for the loss of four wickets in15.3 overs, with 70 needed off 27 balls to ...

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Narine and Pollard recalled for T20Is against India

KINGSTON: Sunil Narine and Kieron Pollard have been recalled to the West Indies T20I squad for the opening two matches against India, with uncapped wicketkeeper-batsman Anthony Bramble also earning a call-up. Allrounder Andre Russell has been included subject to passing a fitness test following the knee injury which forced him ...

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Gayle strikes as Windies see off Afghanistan in World Cup

BIRMINGHAM: Chris Gayle removed Afghanistan top-scorer Ikram Alikhil with his tame off-breaks as the West Indies secured just their second win of a chastening World Cup campaign. The Caribbean side scored 311 for six in their 50 overs in Leeds and although the Afghans put up a brave fight, they ...

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World Cup 2019: India crush West Indies by 125 runs

MANCHESTER: India registered their fifth consecutive victory in the World Cup thrashing West Indies by 125 runs at Old Trafford on Thursday. Virat Kohli top-scored with 72 in unbeaten India s total of 268 for seven in their 50 overs. West Indies were never in the hunt, slipping to 143 all out. ...

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