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Narine and Pollard recalled for T20Is against India

T&T and West Indies ace spion bowler Sunil NarineSunil 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 inj
An Australia court has thrown out an appeal by media group Fairfax, which would have annulled damages owed to Windies star Chris Gayle who won a defamation suit against the entity last year.Gayle took the publishers to court after allegations that he exposed himself to a female masseuse during the 2015 World Cup came out in several of its publicati
Martin GuptillMartin Guptill was at deep backward square leg. And at first he didn’t quite catch where the ball was. Then he realised it was dribbling over to him. And that MS Dhoni was looking for a very difficult second run.Guptill went full sprint at the ball, picked it up with his right hand, took aim while somehow retaining perfect balance and
The Afghanistan Cricket Board has announced 20-year-old spinner Rashid Khan will become the nation's new captain across all three formats of the game.Rashid has played 108 international fixtures for his country in a blossoming career that has also included headline-making stints in the Indian Premier League and the Big Bash League.He has
Windies skipper Jason Holder.Legendary Windies captain Clive Lloyd has strongly cautioned against any effort to replace Jason Holder as leader of the current regional team.The 27-year-old Barbadian native has been among those coming in for heavy criticism after a dismal showing from the Windies at the recently concluded ICC World Cup. Holder,
Allan Lamb believes England will be too strong for Australia in a mouthwatering Cricket World Cup semi-final at Edgbaston on Thursday.The hosts were beaten by fierce rivals Australia at Lord's in the group stage but will get the opportunity to gain revenge when it really matters.Australia missed out on top spot following a defeat to South Afri
The Windies are scheduled to face off against Afghanistan in a full series set for India in November.With the country granted Test status in 2017, one of the matches will include a Test, which is expected to begin on November 27.  The series will also include three One Day Internationals and three T20s.  The venue for the matches is, howe
Joseph ‘Reds’ PerreiraWEST Indies started their World Cup campaign in style, blowing Pakistan away to revive memories of their glory days of swashbuckling batting and fearsome fast bowling, but after that comprehensive seven-wicket win the two-time former champions had a familiar tale of poor performances, which effectively ended their hopes o
CHESTER-LE-STREET, England (CMC) — While the West Indies did not live up to expectations at the ICC World Cup, h ead c oach Floyd Reifer strongly believes the future of the team is in good hands.Reifer, a former West Indies captain, said an abundance of talent within the region meant the regional side would be a force to reckon with in the years to
CHESTER-LE-STREET, England – Barbadian mega star Rihanna was brought to tears as she paid personal tribute to one of the mentors in her life, West Indies assistant coach Roddy Estwick. The renowned pop singer and business mogul was on hand at the Riverside today to cheer on West Indies as they went down to Sri Lanka by 23 runs in their ICC World Cu
Nicholas Pooran played superbly to get his maiden ODI hundred © (Getty Images)CHESTER-LE-STREET, England, (CMC) – Left-hander Nicholas Pooran slammed a maiden international hundred but was outshone by a similar feat by Avishka Fernando as West Indies once again squandered a match-winning position, to slump to a 23-run defeat to Sri Lanka and their

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For many years the West Indies team ruled the cricket world, playing undefeated in a Test series for over 15 years. Recently the West Indies team has suffered several losses but with the emergence of new high-calibre players the future for the West Indies cricket team looks very good!

West Indians are passionate about their cricket, quick to cheer when the team performs well but also quick to criticize a poor performance. Thousands of West Indians always turn out to watch their team play .... and hopefully win!

Cricket is seen as a unifying force in the West Indies, bringing together players (and supporters) from across the region. This gentleman's game has brought considerable exposure to the islands of the Caribbean, with the West Indian cricketers being remembered not only for their incredible talent and skills but also for their deportment and sense of fair play.

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