Johnson Charles

  • 2nd T20: Ronchi guides New Zealand to series win January 15, 2014

    Wellington: Wicketkeeper Luke Ronchi made an unbeaten 51 as New Zealand beat West Indies by four wickets in the second Twenty20 international on Wednesday to take the two-match series 2-0. Ronchi surpassed his unbeaten 48 in the first match at Auckland, which New Zealand won by 81 runs, reaching his first...
  • 1st T20: A new-look West Indies out to challenge strong New Zealand January 10, 2014

    A huge win in the final match of the preceding ODI series has given West Indies the momentum going into the two-match Twenty20 series, starting in Auckland from Saturday. West Indies did well to level the series 2-2 with most of their specialist limited-overs players being out injured. They will...
  • 2nd ODI: West Indies eye another win over hosts New Zealand December 28, 2013

    After clinching a low-scoring contest in the first ODI, West Indies will look to go 2-0 up in the 2nd ODI against the host New Zealand in Napier on Sunday. West Indies closed the contest in Auckland with just two wickets to spare, with Darren Sammy playing a cameo, smashing 43...
  • Skipper Bravo all praise for Charles, brother Darren July 17, 2013

    Guyana: West Indies notched up a comfortably 37-run win against Pakistan in the second ODI on Tuesday to draw level in the five-match series at home, and skipper Dwayne Bravo credited the win to the foundation laid by his brother Darren Bravo and opener Johnson Charles. Put in to bat by...
  • I played my natural game, says Johnson Charles July 1, 2013

    Kingston: Opener Johnson Charles says he played his natural game to steer the West Indies to the brink of a nail-biting one-wicket win over India in the second game of the Tri-Nation ODI series at Sabina Park on Sunday. Charles missed his century by three runs but led a West Indies...
  • 'A bit of more intent' and Charles' luck changes July 1, 2013

    Kingston, Jamaica: What a positive intent can do to a player's self confidence was on display between the match between West Indies and India in Jamaica on Sunday. Johnson Charles looked all at sea in the opening match of the series against Sri Lanka on Friday, scoring 29 off 58...
  • Charles' heroics help WI register a thrilling win over India July 1, 2013

    Kingston: Opener Johnson Charles struck 97 to help West Indies register a thrilling one-wicket victory over India in the second one-day international of the Celkon Mobile Cup tri-series on Sunday. Charles smashed eight fours and four sixes off 100 balls and had a fourth-wicket stand of 116 with Darren Bravo to...
  • West Indies v Zimbabwe, 1st T20: As it happened March 3, 2013

    Live updates from the first Twenty20 international between West Indies and Zimbabwe at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua. West Indies innings: End of over 16.1, West Indies 131 for 2: Riding on a scintillating half-century by Lendl Simmons, West Indies crushed Zimbabwe by eight wickets in their first Twenty20 match...
  • 3rd ODI: West Indies favourites to whitewash Zimbabwe February 25, 2013

    Grenada: After a lacklustre performance in the first ODI, Zimbabwe put up a spirited show in the second to push West Indies but failed to overcome the brutal force of Kieron Pollard and surrendered the three-match series. In the third ODI at the National Cricket Stadium at St George's on...
  • 1st ODI: West Indies thump Zimbabwe by 156 runs February 23, 2013

    Grenada: West Indies registered a thumping victory against the lowly Zimbabwe by 156 runs in the 1st ODI of the three-match series here on Friday at Grenada. After posting an imposing 337, the hosts managed to restrict Zimbabwe to 181 for 9 in 50 overs. After being put into bat...
  • Windies end tour with 27-run T20 win over Australia February 13, 2013

    Brisbane: Johnson Charles set West Indies on course for a big total and Kieron Pollard took three late wickets to guide the Twenty20 world champion to a 27-run win over an understrength Australia in a one-off match on Wednesday. Charles scored 57 from 48 balls as West Indies posted 191-6. With...
  • Charles praises HPC for batting success September 29, 2012

    Kandy: Opening batsman Johnson Charles, who cracked 84 runs to set-up a 15 run victory for the West Indies against England in the World T20 tournament has credited the Sagicor High Performance Centre (HPC) for the improvement in his batting. The 23-year-old opener who has already completed four months at the...
  • Unsung Charles enjoys the Gayle effect September 28, 2012

    Colombo: West Indies' surprise hero Johnson Charles said on Friday he was indebted to Chris Gayle for easing the pressure during his match-winning knock against England at the World Twenty20. The little-known opener top-scored with a brisk 84 and added 103 for the first wicket with Gayle to set up his...
  • Clinical performance by West Indies September 28, 2012

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts discuss West Indies' impressive win over England in the second Super Eight game of the World Twenty20. ...
  • World T20: West Indies beat England by 15 runs September 28, 2012

    Pallekele: A brilliant all-round performance by Chris Gayle led West Indies to a stunning 15-run win over defending champions England in the Super Eights of the World Twenty20 on Thursday. Gayle smashed 58 off 35 balls and featured in a century stand with Johnson Charles, who made 84 off 56 deliveries...
  • WI opener Charles determined to thrive March 23, 2012

    Gros Islet: Opener Johnson Charles, only the second Saint Lucia cricketer to be selected for the West Indies, plays his first international on home soil on Friday, shrugging off the shadow of Chris Gayle. Charles and his West Indies team tackle Australia in the fourth one-day international at Beausejour with the...