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West Indies spinner Devendra Bishoo knew he would play a big part in the first Test

West Indies spinner Devendra Bishoo knew he would play a big part in the first Test against Zimbabwe in Bulawayo after watching the home team's slow-bowlers dominate on Day One.Bishoo ended up taking five wickets in the first innings and four in the second to claim the man-of-the-match award as the Caribbean side beat the hosts by 117 runs at the Q
 ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies advised on Wednesday that it has approved a change in venues for two of the Leeward Islands Hurricanes’ home matches in the Digicel Regional 4-Day Championship. The change will impact on the third and fifth round matches against the Guyana Jaguars and Trinidad & Tobago Red Force respectively. Hurr
Contributed by Mail!An Avid English Cricket Fan.Alvin Kallicharran made batting look easy. He was graceful, stroking the cricket ball with effortless ease….such exquisite timing. Although well capable of clearing the boundary when the opportunity presented itself, he will remain in my memory for his grace, elegance and the simplicity he applied t
At the 2003 World Cup in South Africa, Shoaib Akhtar bowled the fastest recorded ball in the history of cricket. The sixth and final ball of his second over was bowled at Nick Knight, and was recorded at 161.3km/h or 100.2mph. This remains the fastest ball ever recorded, and would seem to give Shoaib some claim as the fastest bowler of all time. Ho
BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, CMC – Leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo sliced through Zimbabwe to end with a nine-wicket match haul as West Indies easily brushed aside the hosts by 117 runs inside four days, to take a 1-0 lead in the two-Test series here Tuesday.Having set the African side an improbable target of 434 on the turner at Queens Sports Club, the Windies
(Reuters) - Devendra Bishoo provided an excellent display of leg spin to grab four wickets as West Indies eased to a 117-run victory over Zimbabwe in the first test in Bulawayo on Tuesday.Bishoo took four for 105 in Zimbabwe’s second innings as the hosts were bowled out for 316, taking his haul for the match to nine for 184.Zimbabwe had earlier bee
Zimbabwe slumped to 316 all out in the final session on the fourth day to give West Indies a 117-run victory in the first Test in Bulawayo on Tuesday.Set a target of 434 after bowling the Windies out for 373 in the second innings, the home team were given a solid start by opening pair Hamilton Masakadza (57) and Solomon Mire (47), who put on 99.How
The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) might confirm the team's schedule for its tour to Pakistan for a short series in a few days, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Najam Sethi told DawnNews on Monday.The series is expected to be held in the latter half of November, Sethi said. He added that he is "hopeful" WICB will share tour details and dates
Kraigg Brathwaite's 86 and Roston Chase's unbeaten 91 forming the backbone of their 369 for 8. With the Hope brothers and Devendra Bishoo also chipping in with handy runs, West Indies extended their lead to 429 runs by stumps. With two full days remaining, Zimbabwe have a mountain to climb. The most remarkable aspect of West Indies performance in t
First published by guyanagraphic.comRoger Harper, arguably the best fielder of his era, was born on March 17, 1963. Abhishek Mukherjee looks back at a fine all-rounder who would have had a longer career, had his career not coincided with the West Indies at their peak.The run out It was the MCC Bicentenary match at Lord’s, and the tie involved an en
 BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe (Reuters) - Leg spinner Devendra Bishoo took five wickets as West Indies took control on the second day of the first test against Zimbabwe at the Queens Sports Club on Sunday to go to the close with a 148-run lead and nine second-innings wickets remaining.The tourists are 88 for one after Bishoo’s five for 79 had earlier he

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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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