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  • Live Score: West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 5 12 hours 44 minutes ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 4 Report: Kraigg Brathwaite's determined century led West Indies to 202 for 2 at the close of the fourth day of the second Test leaving the hosts with a lead of 37 runs. There is still plenty of work to...
  • Big effort needed on final day from Windies: Brathwaite 17 hours 2 minutes ago

    St. George's: Centurion Kraigg Brathwaite has warned the West Indies are not yet out of the woods, and that it will take a significant effort on Saturday's final day to avoid defeat in the second Test against England. The 22-year-old opener fashioned a superb, unbeaten 101 as the West Indies, behind...
  • 2nd Test: Kraigg Brathwaite's ton for Windies frustrates England 23 hours 33 minutes ago

    Kraigg Brathwaite's determined century led West Indies to 202 for 2 at the close of the fourth day of the second Test leaving the hosts with a lead of 37 runs. There is still plenty of work to do for the hosts to save the Test but England will have taken...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 4 Yesterday

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page Day 3 round-up: Joe Root's sixth Test hundred piloted England to a position of control at 373 for 6 in reply to the West Indies first innings total of 299 at stumps on the third day of the second Test on...
  • 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...
  • 2nd Test: Marlon Samuels gives a funny send-off to Ben Stokes Yesterday

    We have reached a stage where hurling abuses is a more common occurence on the cricket field than the age-old banters and funny on-field activities. Well, not for Marlon Samuels as he gave the most befitting reply to Ben Stokes without even uttering a word as the Englishman made his way...
  • 2nd Test: West Indies can't beat Root as England flourish Yesterday

    England's Joe Root struck his sixth Test century, and his first on foreign soil, to put the tourists in control on 373 for six on the third day of the second Test against West Indies in Grenada on Thursday. The 24-year-old Yorkshireman was unbeaten on 118 at the close of play...
  • Sunderland's Adam Johnson charged with under-age sex offences 2 days ago

    London: Sunderland and England midfielder Adam Johnson has been charged with four offences concerning sex with an under-age girl, a prosecutor said on Thursday. "Following an investigation by Durham Police, I have today authorised police to charge Adam Johnson, aged 27, with four offences under the Sexual Offences Act 2003," said...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 3 2 days ago

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page Day 2 round-up: England openers Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott made a solid start in reply to West Indies' total of 299 by reaching 74 without loss on the second day of the second Test on Wednesday. Cook, who has not scored...
  • UK police hunt for convicted paedophile having 'fanatical obsession' with small girls 2 days ago

    Hampshire: A massive manhunt has been launched for a convicted paedophile who is on the run in Hampshire, a county on the southern coast of England. The predatory paedophile is obsessed with young girls and had been missing since on Tuesday after escaping from a psychiatric unit from hospital in...
  • West Indies spinner Devendra Bishoo eyeing wickets on 3rd day 2 days ago

    St. George: West Indies leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo believes he can make a significant impact on the second Test as the game enters crucial third day on Thursday with his team needing wickets to curtail England's progress. The West Indies rallied to 299 all out in their first innings on Wednesday after...
  • 2nd Test: Cook, Trott make solid start to England reply 2 days ago

    England openers Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott made a solid start in reply to West Indies' total of 299 by reaching 74 without loss on the second day of the second test on Wednesday. Skipper Cook and Trott, returning after a lengthy absence from the team, failed to get scores in...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 2 3 days ago

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page Day 1 Report: A patient 94 not out from Marlon Samuels helped West Indies recover against England to end the first day of the second test on 188 for five in Grenada. While the tourists will be frustrated at not having made...
  • Marlon Samuels gunning for big West Indies total 3 days ago

    St. George: Middle-order batsman Marlon Samuels said his main goal is to help put the West Indies in a winning position against England when the second Test enters the second day at the National Cricket Stadium on Wednesday. Samuels is unbeaten on 94, six runs away from his seventh Test century,...
  • Jordan hopes England fire all cylinders on Day 2 against WI 3 days ago

    Marlon Samuels's unbeaten 94 keeps West Indies afloat after slipping to 129 for 5. ...
  • Kumar Sangakkara wants Kevin Pietersen to make England return 3 days ago

    London: Sri Lanka's batting great Kumar Sangakkara enjoyed his first experience of batting with Kevin Pietersen at English county side Surrey and said he wants England and Pietersen to settle matters which might help the English batsman find a way to return to international cricket. The pair spent 37 minutes together...
  • 2nd Test: England on top against West Indies in humid Grenada 3 days ago

    A patient 94 not out from Marlon Samuels helped West Indies recover against England to end the first day of the second test on 188 for five in Grenada on Tuesday. While the tourists will be frustrated at not having made more inroads in the final session before bad light stopped...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 1 4 days ago

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page TOSS: England opted to field against West Indies in Grenada. Playing XIs: West Indies: Kraigg Brathwaite, Devon Smith, Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Jermaine Blackwood, Denesh Ramdin (wk/capt), Kemar Roach, Jason Holder, Shannon Gabriel, Devendra Bishoo England: Alastair Cook (capt), Jonathan Trott, Gary...
  • Jonathan Trott should be dropped by England: Ian Botham 4 days ago

    St. George: England bowling legend Sir Ian Botham said batsman Jonathan Trott should be left out by England for the second Test against the West Indies starting on Tuesday. Trott suffered a miserable return to Test cricket as he was dismissed for four runs in his two innings as an opener...
  • I've improved as a batsman, says Alastair Cook 4 days ago

    England captain Alastair Cook is convinced he has improved as a batsman despite failing to score a Test century since 2013. The opener will attempt to reverse a run of low scores when England begin the second test against West Indies in Grenada on Tuesday, having managed only 24 runs in...
  • Kevin Pietersen 'flattered' by Steve Waugh blast 4 days ago

    Kevin Pietersen has admitted to being "flattered" at the interest shown in him by Steve Waugh after the Australia great told England to steer clear of giving the controversial batsman a Test recall. Waugh, one of the outstanding batsmen of his generation, said Pietersen "may have been a great player but...
  • 2nd Test: England look to make a comeback against a motivated West Indies 5 days ago

    After a disappointing first Test match where England had the hosts on the mat after setting a target of 438 to win, West Indies probably had salvaged more out of the Test match than the visitors. The first hour of the Test match went to West Indies where they got the...
  • Craig Kieswetter: A champion of Twenty20 cricket 5 days ago

    Kevin Pietersen migrated to England from his country of birth in protest against the quota system. Another South African born, snubbed by his provincial team, moved to England in 2006. Often compared to Pietersen, in batting style and aggressive stroke-play, but given nowhere near the recognition as the former England...
  • England must be more aggressive: Matthew Hoggard 5 days ago

    Former fast bowler Matthew Hoggard has accused England of being too "timid" and is urging his country to follow Australia coach Darren Lehmann's lead by encouraging a more positive and aggressive approach. England are without a managing director after Paul Downton left his job this month and Hoggard believes the new...
  • Kevin Pietersen no longer a great player: Steve Waugh 5 days ago

    Former Australia captain Steve Waugh believes controversial England batsman Kevin Pietersen no longer merits a place in the national side. Pietersen was sacked by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) following a series of disputes between him and the team and has not played for the national team in over...
  • West Indies fightback no shock to England's Ian Bell 5 days ago

    St. George's: England batsman Ian Bell has said the West Indies' fight-back to force a draw in the first Test of a three-match series last week didn't "surprise" his team. Starting the final day of the match on 98 for two in pursuit of 438 for victory, the West Indies slumped...
  • Draw has strengthened West Indies resolve, says Devon Smith 5 days ago

    St. George: Opener Devon Smith says batting out the entire last day to save the first Test has further strengthened the West Indies' self belief that they can compete against England in the ongoing three-Test series. The Caribbean side were given little chance prior to the beginning of the series against...
  • England coach Peter Moores defends captain Alastair Cook 6 days ago

    St. George's (Grenada): England coach Peter Moores has defended his side and under-pressure skipper Alastair Cook after the visiting team were unable to seal victory on the fifth and final day of the first Test against the West Indies here. Cook's side entered the final day needing eight wickets to win...
  • Nelson Mandela inspired Jason Holder's maiden Test century 6 days ago

    St.John's: West Indies allrounder Jason Holder says images of the late South African freedom fighter Nelson Mandela as well as his dead grandfather flashed through his mind after scoring his maiden Test and first class century. Holder, playing in only his fourth Test, struck an unbeaten hundred on Friday to help...
  • West Indies drop Sulieman Benn for second Test against England 6 days ago

    Sulieman Benn was excluded from the West Indies squad for their second Test match against England, starting at the National Cricket Stadium in St George's, Grenada from Tuesday (April 21). Benn was replaced by Shannon Gabriel, the right-arm seamer, in what is the only change to the team that drew the...