Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Tag Archives: Windies

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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Holder says Windies must be smart to topple England

LONDON: West Indies captain Jason Holder says his resurgent side are using their brains as well as brawn ahead of a World Cup clash with hosts England on Friday (Today). The West Indies have already shown what they are capable of, bowling Pakistan out for just 105 thanks to a ...

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England’s Wood ready for pace battle with Windies

LONDON: England fast bowler Mark Wood says his side will “fight fire with fire” when they face the formidable West Indies pace attack. Friday’s World Cup clash in Southampton is likely to be a bouncer barrage, with both teams boasting aggressive bowling line-ups. The West Indies dismissed Pakistan for 105 ...

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Australia to give Windies taste of own medicine: Coulter-Nile

LONDON: West Indies used plenty of short-pitched deliveries to dismantle Pakistan in their opener but the Caribbean batsmen will get a taste of their own medicine when they face Australia, fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile has said. A blistering Oshane Thomas-led pace attack swept Pakistan away for a dismal 105 in ...

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Jason Holder remains wary of downtrodden Pakistan

NOTTINGHAM: Despite the ground history at Trent Bridge, and their opponents’ questionable form in the lead-up, West Indies captain Jason Holder isn’t getting complacent ahead of his side’s opening clash of the 2019 Men’s Cricket World Cup. They will face off against Pakistan, who have lost their last 11 completed ...

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England sweep series against Windies

ST KITTS – David Willey made an emphatic point while Mark Wood didn’t miss a beat as West Indies were bowled out for an abysmal 71 and England cruised to an eight-wicket win in St Kitts to sweep their T20I series 3-0. Willey claimed 4 for 7 and Wood 3 ...

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Chris Gayle to retire from ODIs after World Cup 2019

LONDON: Chris Gayle, a big-hitting West Indies opener, announced that he will retire from one-day international cricket after  World Cup 2019.  WIndies begin their bid for a third World Cup title on May 31 against Pakistan. Gayle said  that he can bow out in style after a 20-year career built ...

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Shannon Gabriel warned for abusive language

ST LUCIA: West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel was warned by on-field umpires for using abusive language following interaction with England captain Joe Root during the third day of the third Test in St Lucia on Monday, according to British media reports. According to The Guardian, Gabriel’s comments were not picked ...

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England take first day honours against Windies

ST LUCIA: Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler compiled an unbeaten fifth-wicket stand of 124 to guide England to 231 for four at the close on day one of the third test against West Indies in St Lucia. Stokes enjoyed a most unusual reprieve when he was caught-and-bowled for 52 by ...

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Pakistan level series against Windies

DUBAI: Pakistani bowler Diana Baig ensured that the good work by batters Sidra Amin and Nida Dar doesn’t go to waste as Pakistan women made a strong comeback in the three-match ODI series against West Indies women with a 34-run win in the second ODI played at the ICC Academy, ...

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