DWAYNE SMITH

  • Dwayne Smith rues missing out on century at Kotla October 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Dejected at missing out on his maiden ODI ton for the 24th time in 93 matches, West Indies opener Dwayne Smith said the Indian bowlers came back brilliantly to halt the visitors, who were cruising along at one stage in the second ODI here. Smith made a run-a-ball 97...
  • India and Virat Kohli hit back October 12, 2014

    The struggle and turmoil of Virat Kohli seems to have abated after his 78-ball 62 against West Indies in the second one-dayer on Saturday at the Feroz Shah Kotla. Kohli has been struggling for form since the last tour of England, but at his home turf he stayed patient and was...
  • Sydney Sixers sign West Indian allrounder Dwayne Smith August 23, 2014

    Melbourne: Sydney Sixers on Saturday announced the signing of West Indian star Dwayne Smith as one of their international players for the upcoming KFC T20 Big Bash League season. Smith's signing comes after a purple patch of form in the recent Caribbean Premier League (CPL) where he was named in the...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs New Zealand, 2nd Twenty20 July 6, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: New Zealand opt to bowl against West Indies. Teams: West Indies XI: Lendl Simmons, Dwayne Smith, Andre Fletcher, Darren Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Denesh Ramdin(w), Darren Sammy(c), Andre Russell, Sunil Narine, Samuel Badree, Sheldon Cottrell New Zealand Playing XI: Kane Williamson, James Neesham,...
  • IPL 7 Eliminator, Mumbai vs Chennai: Players to watch out for May 28, 2014

    The resurgent Mumbai Indians, who sealed a last four berth by virtue of a better net run rate after winning an improbable runchase against Rajasthan Royals on Sunday, would be eager to continue in same fashion but they face a stern test against a formidable and one of the most...
  • As it happened: Chennai vs Hyderabad, IPL 7, Match 50 May 22, 2014

    For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page Chennai suffered a shocking eightwicket loss against Kolakata Knight Riders who registered their fifth consecutive win, which left the twotime champions CSK still needing a win to seal their playoff spot. They are second on the table with 16 points...
  • Glenn Maxwell the undisputed king of most scintillating IPL7 knocks May 18, 2014

    In the Twenty20 format, it's always the batting performances that bag a fair share of the interest, and in this editon of the IPL, the story has been the same. With the tournament entering its last lap, the top batsmen have already warmed up and now aim to finish on...
  • Kings XI Punjab or Chennai Super Kings which team is more lethal? May 15, 2014

    It's an elbow fight for the top spot in IPL 7. Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) are taking turns to sit on top of the leaderboard, but there's little to choose between the two teams who are matching each other blow for blow. Inching closer to the...
  • IPL 7: Chennai go top with a nervy 5wicket win over Rajasthan May 13, 2014

    MS Dhoni's streetsmart cricket once again came to Chennai Super Kings' rescue as the CSK skipper kept his cool to take Chennai home in a lastover finish, chasing Rajasthan Royals' modest 148 in Ranchi on Tuesday. The win also took Chennai top of the table, displacing Kings XI Punjab, with...
  • MS Dhoni praises Dwayne Smith for setting up Chennai win over Mumbai May 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Chennai Super Kings captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni yet again played the role of a perfect finisher in his side's fourwicket win over Mumbai Indians in an IPL match here but gave the credit to opener Dwayne Smith for his crucial knock at the top. Smith scored a 51ball 57 to...
  • IPL 7: Smith, Ashwin power Chennai to a 4wicket win over Mumbai May 10, 2014

    Opener Dwayne Smith's fine 57 off 51 balls and R Ashwin's 3wicket haul helped Chennai Super Kings clinch a 4wicket victory over Mumbai Indians with 3 balls to spare at the Wankhede Stadium. With the win, Chennai broke Mumbai's impeccable 10match winning record at the Wankhede, the longest winning streak at...
  • IPL 7: I owe a lot to Robin Singh, says Dwayne Smith May 6, 2014

    New Delhi: It was Dwayne Smith's blistering 79run knock that enabled Chennai Super Kings to chase down a huge 179run target against Delhi Daredevils, but the modest opening batsman credited Robin Singh for his success, saying that his old mate has helped him become the player he is. "I did a...
  • IPL 7: Smith, Raina guide Chennai to a close win over Delhi May 5, 2014

    New Delhi: After being set a daunting target of 179, Dwayne Smith made the chase an easy one with a 51ball 79 to guide Chennai Super Kings to a eightwicket win over Delhi Daredevils with two balls to spare here on Monday. The Chennai juggernaut rolled on as they registered their...
  • IPL 7: Dwayne Smith is powerful, intelligent cricketer, says Brendon McCullum April 28, 2014

    Brendon McCullum and Dwayne Smith have given Chennai Super Kings a flying start in IPL 7 with their explosive partnership at the top of batting order and the New Zealander described his opening partner a "powerful" and "intelligent" cricketer. "There is still a long way to go in the tournament, but...
  • IPL 7: Chennai hold nerve to seal lastover win over Hyderabad April 27, 2014

    Chennai Super Kings at one point were in total control of the chase until a few wickets put them in a spot of bother, but skipper MS Dhoni held his nerve to seal a fivewicket win for Chennai over Sunrisers Hyderabad with three balls to spare in an IPL 7...
  • IPL 7: Clinical Chennai Super Kings beat Mumbai Indians April 25, 2014

    A brilliant allround display helped Chennai Super Kings thump defending champions Mumbai Indians by seven wickets on Friday. This was CSK's third win in the seventh edition of Indian Premier League. On the other hand Mumbai's poor run continued as they are still in search of their first win in this...
  • IPL 7: Jadeja, Smith star as Chennai Super Kings beat Rajasthan April 23, 2014

    Dwayne Smith's sparkling fifty and Ravindra Jadeja's impressive 4-wicket haul helped Chennai Super Kings register a 7-run victory over Rajasthan Royals in Dubai on Wednesday. Having restricted Chennai to a moderate score of 140, Rajasthan batsmen did put up a fight towards the end but were unable to chase down the...
  • IPL 7: Chennai may prove a tough nut for Delhi to crack April 20, 2014

    Handed a shock defeat by Kings XI Punjab in their tournament opener, two-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) would be eager to get back to winning ways against a rejuvenated Delhi Daredevils (DD) at Abu Dhabhi on Monday, but it won't be easy for Delhi. Chennai lost...
  • IPL 7: Glenn Maxwell's 95 scripts Punjab's upset win over Chennai April 18, 2014

    The Friday of April 18, 2014, in Abu Dhabi will be remembered for a swashbuckling show from Kings XI Punjab's Glenn Maxwell, whose knock of 95 in 43 balls pulled of a daunting chase to upset two-time champions Chennai Super Kings. Chennai were sitting pretty at the innings break on...
  • Chris Gayle will explode, warns Dwayne Smith March 26, 2014

    Dhaka: Opening batsman Dwayne Smith is backing Chris Gayle to explode as West Indies continues its campaign to defend its title in a tough group of the World T20 tournament. Smith, speaking after West Indies 73 run victory over Bangladesh, said he is encouraged that his opening partner has been batting...
  • Win against Bangladesh boosted our net run-rate, says Sammy March 25, 2014

    Mirpur: West Indies brought their campaign back on track with a 73-run win over Bangladesh on Tuesday and skipper Darren Sammy said the huge victory will give a boost to their net run-rate in the group of death of the ICC World Twenty20. West Indies had lost their opening match...
  • World T20: West Indies bury listless Bangladesh by 73 runs March 25, 2014

    Mirpur: Defending champions West Indies kept their hopes alive of a semi-final berth with a resounding 73-run thrashing of hosts Bangladesh in a Group 2 Super 10 match of the ICC World Twenty20 on Tuesday. Chasing a target of 172, Bangladesh's inept batting performance once again brought about their downfall as...
  • 3rd T20: England end series with thrilling win over WI March 14, 2014

    England survived a late onslaught from the tail-end batsmen of West Indies to win a thrilling third and final Twenty20 by five runs in Barbados on Thursday. The home team had a chance to make it a 3-0 victory in the series but captain Darren Sammy was unable to hit the...
  • 2nd ODI: Ravi Bopara steers England to 3-wicket win over West Indies March 3, 2014

    Antigua: Ravi Bopara hit an unbeaten 38 and shared a match-winning stand with captain Stuart Broad to lead England to a tense three-wicket victory over the West Indies in their second one-day international on Sunday. The pair added an unbroken 58 off 80 balls - the highest partnership of the match...