WEST INDIES

  • Dwayne Bravo more keen on World Cup plans than whitewash over Bangladesh August 25, 2014

    Captain Dwayne Bravo says the West Indies are more focussed on building their unit in preparation for next year's ICC Cricket World Cup, than completing a series whitewash over Bangladesh. The regional side enters Monday's third and final OneDay International against Bangladesh with a 20 lead after big wins in their...
  • Sohag Gazi reported for suspect bowling action August 24, 2014

    Dubai: Bangladesh offspinner Sohag Gazi has been reported with a suspected illegal bowling action during his side's 177 runs loss in the second oneday International against the West Indies in Grenada. The match officials' report from the Friday game, which was handed over to Bangladesh team manager Habibul Bashar on Saturday,...
  • 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...
  • Mickey Arthur favourite to take over as West Indies coach August 23, 2014

    Former Australia and South Africa coach Mickey Arthur has emerged as the favourite to take over as the West Indies cricket coach following the exit of Ottis Gibson earlier this week. Media reports in Trinidad and Tobago suggested that the South African, who recently finished his duties with the Jamaica Tallawahs...
  • Sunil Narine warns against taking Bangladesh lightly August 23, 2014

    St. George's: West Indies offspinner Sunil Narine has cautioned against taking Bangladesh lightly following his side's crushing 177run victory in the second OneDay International (ODI) here at the National Stadium. Friday's win seals the series twonil for West Indies with the third and final match to be played at Warner Park...
  • 2nd ODI: West Indies bowl out Bangladesh for 70 in a 177run rout August 23, 2014

    St. George's: An abject batting display by Bangladesh, who were bowled out for just 70, paved the way for a crushing 177run victory by the West Indies in the second oneday international on Friday. Replying to the home side's total of 247 for 7 in a match they had to win...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 2nd ODI August 22, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Teams and Toss: Bangladesh opted to bowl first. West Indies: Chris Gayle, Kirk Edwards, Darren Bravo, Lendl Simmons, Dwayne Bravo(c), Denesh Ramdin(w), Kieron Pollard, Jason Holder, Sunil Narine, Ravi Rampaul, Kemar Roach Bangladesh : Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Imrul Kayes, Shamsur Rahman,...
  • Kieron Pollard wants to be more consistent for West Indies August 22, 2014

    St.George's: Burly allrounder Kieron Pollard said he wants to become a more consistent matchwinner for West Indies in the future. Pollard hit an entertaining 89 and was the architect of a threewicket victory for the Windies over Bangladesh in the first Oneday International on Wednesday here, reports CMC. He shared a...
  • Matt Prior plots England return on West Indies tour August 21, 2014

    Matt Prior has dismissed suggestions his England career is over and has targeted April's series in the West Indies for his return from a longstanding Achilles problem. The wicketkeeper will undergo surgery next month on the injury which has dogged him for two years and flared up in the home series...
  • 1st ODI: Pollard, Ramdin star as West Indies beat Bangladesh by 3 wickets August 21, 2014

    Allrounder Kieron Pollard hit 89 and Denesh Ramdin chipped in with 74 as the West Indies overcame a disastrous start to beat Bangladesh by three wickets in their opening oneday international at the National Stadium on Wednesday. With five fours and six sixes off 70 balls, Pollard added a critical 145...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 1st ODI, St George's August 20, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Bangladesh have beaten only Afghanistan and Nepal in their last 21 international matches, which makes hosts WI overwhelming favourites TOSS: West Indies opted to bowl. PLAYING XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Anamul Haque, Imrul Kayes, Shamsur Rahman, Mushfiqur Rahim (c/wk), Mahmudullah, Nasir Hossain,...
  • West Indies part ways with coach Ottis Gibson August 20, 2014

    St. John's: The West Indies parted ways with coach Ottis Gibson, just a day ahead of a home oneday series against Bangladesh. The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) on Tuesday said the two sides "mutually agreed to terminate their association" with team manager Richie Richardson stepping in as interim coach. No reason...
  • 1st ODI: West Indies look to extend Bangladesh's woeful run August 19, 2014

    St. George's: West Indies and Bangladesh commence a threematch oneday International series at the Queen's Park Stadium in Grenada on Wednesday with the home side heavily favoured to extend the tourists' miserable record in 2014. Despite several encouraging performances in a 95run win in their lone warmup fixture against a Grenada...
  • Kochi to host first WI ODI on Oct 8; Hyderabad gets 1st Test August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Kochi will be hosting the first One day International between India and West Indies on October 8 while Hyderabad will be hosting the first of three Test matches starting October 30. The tour that starts on October 8, will be followed by second match at Visakhapatnam on October 11....
  • Pollard, Roach, Taylor back in West Indies ODI squad for Bangladesh August 10, 2014

    St. John's: Hardhitting righthander Kieron Pollard is set to play his first oneday international in more than a year after being named in a West Indies 13man squad to face Bangladesh in the threematch Dhaka Bank Cup series later this month. The Trinidadian, was sidelined by injury for most of last...
  • Clive Lloyd named as new head of Windies selectors August 10, 2014

    St John's: Former West Indies captain Clive Lloyd was on Saturday named as the head of selectors with former fast bowlers Eldine Baptiste and Courtney Walsh also joining a newlook panel. The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) said that former wicketkeeper Courtney Browne has been retained on the panel while current...
  • England set for Viv Richards Stadium return August 4, 2014

    England on Monday released details of their 2015 tour of the West Indies, including a first match at Antigua's Vivian Richards Stadium since their abandoned game there in 2009. In the second Test match at the venue five years ago, the West Indies managed to bowl only 10 balls before the...
  • Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad are venues for WI Tests July 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The BCCI Tours and Fixtures Committee has shortlisted Bangalore, Ahmedabad and Hyderabad for India's threeTest series against the West Indies during October and November this year. The committee has allotted the five ODIs to Kolkata, Visakhapatnam, Cuttack, Dharamsala and Kochi while Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla will be hosting its...
  • Bangladesh recall Imrul Kayes for ODIs on West Indies tour July 25, 2014

    Dhaka: Bangladesh on Thursday recalled opening batsman Imrul Kayes in their 15man squad for the threematch oneday international series against the West Indies in the Caribbean next month. Kayes replaced allrounder Shakib Al Hasan, who is serving a sixmonth ban, imposed by the Bangladesh Cricket Board for what they said was...
  • 2nd T20I: West Indies beat NZ by 39 runs to draw series 11 July 7, 2014

    Roseau, Dominica: Andre Fletcher hit 62 off 49 deliveries while Sheldon Cottrell and Sunil Narine starred with the ball as West Indies beat New Zealand by 39 runs on Sunday in their second and final Twenty20 match to draw the series 11. Righthander Fletcher's top score, spiced with three fours and...
  • 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,...
  • 1st T20: New Zealand beat West Indies in a rainhit contest July 6, 2014

    Roseau: Captain Brendon McCullum hit 40 off 35 balls as New Zealand wrapped up a 12run Duckworth/Lewis victory over the West Indies in a rainy opening Twenty20 at Windsor Park on Saturday. In a match reduced to 18 overs per side by light rain, New Zealand were well placed at 117...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs New Zealand, 1st Twenty20 July 5, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: New Zealand opt to bowl against West Indies. Prematch: Sunil Narine returns to the West Indies fold with the mystery spinner seeking to maintain his stranglehold over New Zealand in the T20 Internationals on Saturday and Sunday at Windsor Park...
  • 1st T20I: Sunil Narine's return big boost for West Indies vs New Zealand July 5, 2014

    Roseau, Dominica: Sunil Narine returns to the West Indies fold with the mystery spinner seeking to maintain his stranglehold over New Zealand in the T20 Internationals on Saturday and Sunday at Windsor Park in Dominica. Narine was declared ineligible by the West Indies Cricket Board for the three Test series, which...
  • Debutant Jason Holder regrets failure to save Bridgetown Test July 2, 2014

    Bridgetown: Test debutant Jason Holder has bemoaned his failure to lead the West Indies to a draw against New Zealand in the third and deciding match which ended in victory for the visitors. The towering Barbadian pacer, batting at number seven, played out two hours on the final day while also...
  • 3rd Test: New Zealand beat West Indies by 53 runs to clinch series July 1, 2014

    Barbados: Pacers Tim Southee and Trent Boult bowled New Zealand to a 21 series victory on Monday with a tense 53run win over West Indies late on the fifth and final day of the rainhit third Test. West Indies, set a target of 308 at Kensington Oval when New Zealand declared...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs New Zealand, 3rd Test, Day 5 June 30, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 4 Roundup: Kane Williamson hit a careerbest 161 not out to guide New Zealand to a lead of 307 over West Indies at stumps on Sunday, but the tourists were stalled by heavy rain, which wiped out half of...
  • Gayle rested, Pollard recalled to T20 squad against New Zealand June 30, 2014

    Bridgetown: Flamboyant opener Chris Gayle has been rested and Kieron Pollard is back in the West Indies Twenty20 squad for the twomatch series against New Zealand next weekend in Dominica. The 34yearold Gayle has struggled with injury in recent months but still managed to score two halfcenturies in the ongoing threematch...
  • 3rd Test: New Zealand in control against West Indies on Day 4 June 30, 2014

    Barbados: Kane Williamson hit a careerbest 161 not out to guide New Zealand to a lead of 307 over West Indies on Sunday but the tourists were stalled by heavy rain, which wiped out half the fourth day of the third and final Test. The Black Caps, trailing by 24 after...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs New Zealand, 3rd Test, Day 4 June 29, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day3 Roundup: Kane Wiliamson and Brendon McCullum lifted New Zealand to 123 for 3, a lead of 99, at stumps on the third day. Early strikes by the West Indies bowlers put the tourists under pressure in their second innings...