Tuesday, 23 January 2018

Tag Archives: West Indies

West Indies look to bounce back in favourite format

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NELSON: Having suffered heavy defeats at the hands of New Zealand in both the Test (2-0) and the One-Day International series (3-0), Windies will be desperately looking to make it count in the first of three Twenty20 Internationals in Nelson Friday. But with a number of big names missing from ...

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West indies pin hopes on Gayle force for Black Caps ODIs

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WELLINGTON:  The West Indies will hope short-form master Chris Gayle can inspire a misfiring batting line-up in the one-day international series against New Zealand starting on Wednesday. The tourists meekly surrendered with the bat as they slumped to a 2-0 Test series whitewash against the Black Caps, and need a ...

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New Zealand thrash West Indies in first Test

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WELLINGTON: West Indies crumbled dramatically as New Zealand won the first Test by an innings and 67 runs on day four in Wellington. The Windies lost eight wickets before tea in another disappointing collapse for the Caribbean tourists, who were dismissed for 319 on Monday. West Indies had shown signs ...

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Wagner’s ‘horrible’ seven wicket haul floors West Indies

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WELLINGTON: Neil Wagner rated his career best seven-wicket haul a “horrible” performance as New Zealand seized the honours on day one of the first Test against the West Indies in Wellington. But as the West Indies licked their wounds after being rolled in the first innings for 134, they believed ...

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Gayle teases birthday boy Shehzad with cheeky message

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LONDON: West Indies hitting machine Chris Gayle took a jibe at Pakistan’s opening batsman and birthday boy Ahmed Shehzad on social media. The bad boy of cricket Chris Gayle sent his wishes to Shehzad as he approaches to become the quickest to 5,000 runs, the 26 years old is only ...

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Chris Gayle wins defamation case against Australia media

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MELBOURNE: West Indies swashbuckling batsman Chris Gayle has won the defamation case against an Australian media which alleged that he exposed himself to a female massage therapist during a Sydney training session in the 2015 Cricket World Cup. Following less than two hours of deliberation, the jury at the New ...

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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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