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  • WI remained upbeat despite ODI drubbing, says Pollard February 14, 2013

    Brisbane: Middle-order batsman Keiron Pollard says the West Indies were able to defeat Australia in a one-off Twenty20 match because the players remained motivated despite suffering a five-nil drubbing in the ODI series. Darren Sammy's men maintained their status as T20 world beaters on the strength of an exciting 27-run win...
  • 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...
  • One-off T20: West Indies end tour with 27-run win February 13, 2013

    Live updates from the one-off Twenty20 between Australia and West Indies in Brisbane on Wednesday. Australia: 164 for 8 in 20 overs Tino Best bowls the final over and concedes seven runs. That's it, Australia fall short of 27 runs and West Indies redeem themselves after their white-wash in the ODI...
  • WI seek Twenty20 revival against revamped Australia February 13, 2013

    Brisbane: It has been a very disappointing tour for West Indies so far, and they will be aiming to round it off with a much-needed victory in the one-off Twenty20 international on Wednesday. Darren Sammy's team makes the change from ODI cricket to the format in which they are reigning...
  • Australia add Burns as cover for Voges for WI T20 February 11, 2013

    Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) on Monday named Queensland batsman Joe Burns as a cover for Adam Voges for the upcoming Twenty20 International against the West Indies on Wednesday. Voges has a tight hamstring following his century in the fifth and final One-Day International at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. "Joe...
  • No regrets battling pain to rescue WI: Pollard February 9, 2013

    Sydney: West Indies middle order batsman Keiron Pollard says he did not regret enduring pain in an effort to rescue his side although they lost the fourth ODI against Australia. Pollard was struck on the finger from a ball that bounced surprisingly but he managed to strike a mature unbeaten 109...
  • 5th ODI: Aus eye whitewash as Windies play for pride February 9, 2013

    Melbourne: A West Indies' whitewash well within their sight and grasp, Australia must be itching to get back on the ground to nail the visitors for the fifth time in a row despite a pretty fresh look to the squad for the fifth and final ODI here at the Melbourne...
  • Michael Clarke ruled out of 5th ODI due to hamstring injury February 8, 2013

    Sydney: Australia captain Michael Clarke has been ruled out of the fifth and final One-Day International (ODI) against the West Indies in Melbourne on Sunday after complaining of a recurrence of the hamstring trouble that he has carried through the Australian summer. Clarke's right hamstring was assessed by the team medical...
  • Australia beat WI by five wickets in 4th ODI despite Pollard ton February 8, 2013

    Sydney: Opener Shane Watson scored 76 to back up his century on return from injury two days ago to lead Australia to a five-wicket win over West Indies in the fourth one-day cricket international at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Friday. Australia scored 221 for 5 in 44.5 overs to spoil...
  • 4th ODI, Australia vs West Indies: as it happened February 8, 2013

    Sydney: Australia took the fourth ODI in Sydney by five wickets, chasing a target of 221 with Shane Watson (76) and Michael Clarke (37) playing key innings. Earlier, Kieron Pollard had scored his third ODI century to bail West Indies out of a jam and take them to a respectable...
  • Australia include Coulter-Nile, Rohrer for WI T20 February 8, 2013

    Melbourne: Australia named a new-look squad for a one-off Twenty20 international against West Indies to be played in Brisbane on Wednesday, picking up Western Australian fast bowler Nathan Coulter-Nile, and New South Wales' batsman Ben Rohrer for the first time. New South Wales' pacer Josh Hazlewood, who has played one...
  • Sammy laments West Indies' shortcomings February 7, 2013

    Canberra: Captain Darren Sammy has lamented the failure of the West Indies to exploit potential match-winning moments in their current One Day International series against Australia. Sammy was reacting after Australia took a winning 3-0 lead in the five-match series Wednesday, following their 39-run win at Manuka Oval. Windies hopes of...
  • Watson role not so elementary for Australia February 7, 2013

    Sydney: Whatever role he ultimately plays in the Australia team this year, the sight of Shane Watson driving and pulling his way to a blockbuster of a century at Manuka Oval on Wednesday was a joy for his compatriots to behold. The injury-prone 31-year-old missed much of the domestic season with...
  • 4th ODI: Australia push to keep momentum February 7, 2013

    Sydney: A largely one-sided series is dead in terms of a result and injury concerns on both sides means that Australia and West Indies are likely to make at least one change for the fourth ODI in Sydney on Friday. Both Chris Gayle and George Bailey picked up injuries in...
  • James Faulkner fined for abusing Chris Gayle February 6, 2013

    Canberra: Australia paceman James Faulkner has been fined 10 percent of his match fee for shouting abuse toward Chris Gayle after dismissing the West Indies batsman during a one-day international on Wednesday. Faulkner accepted a charge of "using language or a gesture that is obscene, offensive or insulting during an international...
  • Watson, Faulkner give Aus 3-0 lead February 6, 2013

    Canberra: Shane Watson returned from injury with a fluent century to help Australia win the third limited-overs international against West Indies by 39 runs and clinch the series on Wednesday. Australia have an unbeatable 3-0 lead in the five-match series. After a month out with a calf muscle problem, Watson belted...
  • Gibson signs new contract with West Indies February 19, 2013

    St John's: Ottis Gibson dashed English county champions Warwickshire's hopes of hiring him on Tuesday as he signed a new contract with the West Indies. The 43-year-old - who is presently in Australia with the team - signed a three year contract which will run till 2016. Gibson has served in...
  • Watson's Test spot not guaranteed, warns Clarke February 5, 2013

    Melbourne: Shane Watson's return to the Australian team after another injury lay-off has begun with Michael Clarke warning the allrounder that his place in the Test side was not guaranteed. Watson will make his latest comeback in the third ODI against West Indies in Canberra on Wednesday as purely a...
  • Playing Starc difficult but not impossible: Sammy February 5, 2013

    Canberra: West Indies captain Darren Sammy has said that West Indies are unlikely to tinker with their top order despite being on the receiving end facing Mitchell Starc. The Australian pacer has taken 10 wickets in the two one-dayers so far. "He [Starc] is bowling well at the moment but...
  • 3rd ODI: West Indies in must-win situation February 5, 2013

    Canberra: Before the start of the five-match series West Indian captain Darren Sammy spoke of how he believed his team could achieve a rare ODI trophy. Now, after two consecutive defeats, Sammy finds West Indies needing to win the third match in Canberra on Wednesday to keep the series alive....
  • Powell rues career-best did not earn Windies a win February 4, 2013

    Perth: Opener Kieran Powell said he was disappointed at not being able to deliver a victory for the West Indies in the second One-Day International against Australia here. The left-hander carved out a career-best 83 off 90 balls in a 126-run, fourth-wicket stand with Dwayne Bravo (45) but the West...
  • Watson back in one-day squad for Australia February 4, 2013

    Sydney: Shane Watson is back in Australia's squad as an opening batsman for the remaining one-day matches against the West Indies, with selectors electing not to send him in an advance party departing for the tour of India. Cricket Australia said on Monday that vice-captain Watson will make his international return...
  • 2nd ODI: Bailey, Starc sink West Indies February 3, 2013

    Perth: George Bailey scored an unbeaten 125, his first ODI century, and Mitchell Starc later took five wickets in his second consecutive game to help Australia beat the West Indies by 54 runs Sunday and take a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. Australia, which reached 266 for 7, were in...
  • 2nd ODI: West Indies look to arrest Aussie momentum February 2, 2013

    Perth: After pummelling West Indies in the first ODI at the WACA by nine wickets, Australia would be looking for a similar result in the second ODI also to be played at Perth on Sunday before their first batch of players leave for India for tour preparations. On...
  • Slogger Maxwell targets baggy green cap February 2, 2013

    After showcasing his skills as a brutal slogger in the ODIs, Test aspirant Glenn Maxwell wants to prove he can thrive in the long form of cricket. Maxwell clubbed an unbeaten 51 off 35 balls to lift Australia to a crushing nine-wicket victory over the West Indies in Friday's one-dayer...