CURTLY AMBROSE

  • Curtly Ambrose hails West Indies bowlers after tough grind Yesterday

    St. George's: The West Indies managed just six wickets on a gruelling third day of the second Test as England prospered, but team bowling consultant Curtly Ambrose praised the bowlers for sticking to their plans on a difficult pitch. England finished Thursday on 373 for 6 in their first innings in...
  • Curtly Ambrose backs 'team man' Phil Simmons to move Windies forward April 12, 2015

    Antigua: West Indies bowling consultant Curtly Ambrose has given his full backing to new head coach Phil Simmons, describing him as a "team man" who he expects to bring a new dimension to the squad. Simmons, the former Ireland coach, was appointed to the vacant position following the conclusion of the...
  • Batsmen too dominant at World Cup, says Curtly Ambrose March 19, 2015

    Wellington: Legendary West Indies paceman Curtly Ambrose said on Thursday that one-day cricket's rules favoured batsmen so much that teams might as well use bowling machines to send down deliveries. With the quarter-finals barely begun, there have been 32 centuries at this year's World Cup, compared to 24 for the entire...
  • World Cup: Ambrose tells West Indies pacers to be disciplined against India March 5, 2015

    Perth: West Indies fast bowling icon Curtly Ambrose has called for discipline from his pace attack when they face reigning World Champions India on what is expected to be a lively pitch on Friday. The Windies bowling coach said on Wednesday that it was important the Caribbean side's seamers found the...
  • Curtly Ambrose backs West Indies in World Cup February 15, 2015

    Nelson: Nearly 15 years after hanging up his boots, fast bowling icon Curtly Ambrose is back in West Indies colours and is a man on a mission. The Windies legend will not be suiting up in the maroon gear to send down his thunderbolts but he is a key figure behind...
  • The mean machines: top XI fast bowlers in ODIs February 2, 2015

    Putting together my top XI fast bowlers in One-Day internationals, let me assure you, has not been an easy task. There will be names missing and I am sure eyebrows will be raised and questions asked at some omissions and inclusions. And rightly so. Over the years we have had...
  • Curtly Ambrose praises pacer Shannon Gabriel September 10, 2014

    West Indies bowling consultant Curtly Ambrose has praised the performance of pacer Shannon Gabriel in the first cricket Test against Bangladesh which ended on Tuesday. The Trinidad and Tobago fast bowler finished with three wickets in the match which the West Indies won comprehensively by 10 wickets before the fifth day's...
  • Curtly Ambrose inspired me to succeed: Jerome Taylor June 18, 2014

    PortofSpain: West Indies pacer Jerome Taylor says encouragement from bowling legend Sir Curtly Ambrose has contributed to his recent success with the ball in the current Test series against New Zealand. Taylor, who has been among the leading wicket takers for West Indies, grabbed four for 34 on the opening day...
  • Garfield Sobers, Curtly Ambrose give tips to West Indies cricketers May 29, 2014

    West Indies cricket team's head coach Ottis Gibson says the presence of legends Sir Garfield Sobers and Sir Curtly Ambrose will be an asset to the team's preparation ahead of the upcoming Test series against New Zealand. Sobers, arguably the greatest allrounder in the game's history will work with the West...
  • Former cricketers Roberts, Ambrose and Richardson knighted March 1, 2014

    St. John's: Former West Indies fast bowlers Andy Roberts and Curtly Ambrose and former captain and batsman Richie Richardson were knighted during the first One-Day International (ODI) between the West Indies and England here. Roberts, Ambrose and Richardson received their knighthood at a presentation during the lunch interval of the game...
  • Roberts, Richardson and Ambrose to be knighted February 25, 2014

    St. John's (Antigua): Three West Indies cricket legends are to be knighted during the first one-day international between England and the West Indies at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium here on Friday, media reports said. Former fast bowlers Andy Roberts and Curtly Ambrose and former West Indies captain and batsman Richie...
  • Ambrose for regional effort to recapture glory days September 25, 2012

    St. John's, (Antigua): Fast bowling legend Curtly Ambrose says regional effort is needed if West Indies cricket is to recapture its glory days and return to the upper echelons of the world game. The former West Indies fast bowler has stressed that the job of resuscitating the game in the region...
  • Usain Bolt plays cricket, bowls out Gayle October 20, 2009

    Jamaica: Triple Olympic and world champion sprinter Usain Bolt returned to his first love, cricket, and showed that he certainly knows how to handle both bat and ball. In a charity match, just down the coast from his home town of Trelawny, Bolt bowled out West...