DENESH RAMDIN

  • Beating England gives West Indies fresh belief: Denesh Ramdin Yesterday

    Bridgetown: West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin believes the drawn series against World No. 3 England has injected a new level of confidence and belief into the Caribbean outfit. The Windies bounced back from a heavy nine-wicket defeat in the second Test in Grenada last week to stun England by five wickets...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 3rd Test, Day 2 4 days ago

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page Day 2, Round-up: Alastair Cook's long overdue 26th Test hundred saved England from complete collapse as his side reached 240 for 7 at stumps on the opening day. Captain Cook was dismissed for a painstaking 105 off the last ball of the...
  • 3rd Test: West Indies on top despite Cook ton on Day 1 5 days ago

    Alastair Cook's long overdue 26th Test hundred saved England from complete collapse as his side reached 240 for 7 at stumps on the opening day of the third and final Test against the West Indies. Captain Cook was dismissed for a painstaking 105 off the last ball of the day...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 3rd Test, Day 1 5 days ago

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to bottom of the page. TOSS: England opted to bat against the West Indies. Playing XIs: West Indies: Kraigg Brathwaite, Shai Hope, Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Jermaine Blackwood, Denesh Ramdin (wk/capt), Jason Holder, Jerome Taylor, Shannon Gabriel, Veerasammy Permaul England: Alastair Cook (capt), Jonathan Trott, Gary Ballance,...
  • Denesh Ramdin needs killer instinct: Viv Richards 1 week ago

    St. John's: Former West Indies captain Vivian Richards says current skipper Denesh Ramdin needs to lead the team with more aggression, following their loss to England in the second Test. Richards says Ramdin needs to develop a killer instinct, a lack of which he believes has worked against the home team...
  • Jason Holder's inclusion in West Indies XI to be decided later April 28, 2015

    Bridgetown: A late decision will be made on seamer Jason Holder's fitness for the crucial third and final Test against England, starting here on Friday. The lanky six-footer injured his left ankle after tripping and falling during his delivery stride while bowling his second over during the second innings of the...
  • West Indies paid the price for batting collapse: Denesh Ramdin April 27, 2015

    St. George's (Grenada): Skipper Denesh Ramdin said the West Indies paid the price for losing six wickets in the first session on the final day of the second Test against England. The home side mustered 84 runs in that unlucky first session on Saturday when wickets tumbled and they never recovered...
  • Denesh Ramdin confident Jason Holder will recover for Barbados test April 26, 2015

    West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin said he was hopeful that all-rounder Jason Holder will be fit for the third and final test against England in Barbados on Friday. Holder fell badly in his delivery stride, turning his left ankle, as West Indies slumped to a nine-wicket defeat to the tourists on...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 2nd Test, Day 1 April 21, 2015

    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...
  • Ireland warn World Cup opponents by upsetting West Indies February 16, 2015

    Nelson: The sun shone brightly on Saxton Oval and fearless Ireland on a day that will be remembered for years to come in the faraway pubs of Dublin and Belfast. Bowling with purpose, fielding with precision and batting with panache, Ireland chased down 305 against West Indies to infuse the...
  • Windies won't take Ireland lightly: Denesh Ramdin February 15, 2015

    Nelson: Wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin has said the West Indies will not take anything for granted against Ireland, in their opening game of the World Cup that bowls off here on Monday. He said with a win crucial to the team's momentum, the West Indies would be going all out to ensure...
  • West Indies youngsters promise brighter future: Denesh Ramdin January 6, 2015

    Beleaguered West Indies cricket has a promising future with exciting young players being further exposed to the Test format recently, captain Denesh Ramdin said following his team's series loss in South Africa. "We need to be consistent and learn how to take ownership of the game," the skipper said after an...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 3rd Test, Day 5 January 6, 2015

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Simon Harmer and Dale Steyn shared seven wickets to negate a lengthy rain delay and set South Africa up for victory over the West Indies in the third and final Test at Newlands on Monday. Harmer took 4 for 82 and...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 3rd Test, Day 2 January 3, 2015

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 1 Roundup: The West Indies were prone to devastating batting collapses in the first two Tests, but made a steady 276-6 after winning the toss and electing to bat first. The biggest disappointment for the tourists was their batsmen's...
  • Spotlight on lower order as Windies search for win January 2, 2015

    Cape Town: With the West Indies desperately needing a change in fortunes to win the final Test against South Africa, the spotlight has fallen on the side's lower order. The tourists enter the contest at Newlands trailing 0-1 in the three-Test series following a heavy innings and 220-run loss at Centurion...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 3rd Test, Day 1 January 2, 2015

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) TOSS: West Indies opt to bat against South Africa. Playing XIs: South Africa: Alviro Petersen, Dean Elgar, Faf du Plessis, Hashim Amla (capt), AB de Villiers (wk), Stiaan van Zyl, Temba Bavuma, Simon Harmer, Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel West Indies: Kraigg...
  • West Indies learning from South Africa, says Denesh Ramdin January 1, 2015

    Cape Town: West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin said on Thursday that the main benefit of playing in South Africa was the opportunity for his young side to absorb some of the lessons that have made the hosts the number one team in the world. Speaking ahead of the third and final...
  • 3rd Test: South Africa strong favourite against West Indies at happy hunting ground January 1, 2015

    Cape Town: That West Indies go into the final Test against South Africa with an opportunity to draw the three-match series is probably more than they could have hoped for after a crushing defeat in the first game in Pretoria. But as rain washed away any hope of a result in...
  • Hashim Amla, Denesh Ramdin happy after Test draw December 31, 2014

    Port Elizabeth: South Africa and the West Indies will travel to Cape Town for the third and final Test after rain and a wet outfield cut more than half the playing time from the second Test at St George's Park on Tuesday. No play was possible on the final day and...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 2nd Test, Day 4 December 29, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 round-up: West Indies reached 144 for two in reply to South Africa's 417 for eight declared. The West Indies took four wickets before lunch, including the prize scalps of Amla and AB de Villiers, who were dismissed in successive...
  • Dinesh Ramdin hails good day for West Indies against SA December 29, 2014

    West Indian captain Denesh Ramdin hailed his side's best day on tour after they fought back on the third day of the second Test against South Africa at St George's Park on Sunday. Kraigg Brathwaite (65 not out) and Marlon Samuels (60 not out) hit half-centuries as the West Indies reached...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 2nd Test, Day 3 December 28, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 round-up: Faf du Plessis completed his fourth Test century and was dismissed immediately afterwards on a rain-hit second day of the second Test between South Africa and the West Indies. Only half an hour's play was possible at St...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 2nd Test, Day 2 December 27, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 1 round up: Dean Elgar and Faf du Plessis punished the West Indies for fielding lapses as South Africa built a strong position on the first day. South Africa were 270 for two at the close after being sent in...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 2nd Test, Day 1 December 26, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) The West Indies face a daunting task when they take on South Africa in the second Test at Port Elizabeth's St George's Park. The tourists were outplayed in the first Test at Centurion, where they were beaten by an innings and...
  • Change mental approach, West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin urges team December 25, 2014

    Port Elizabeth: The West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin has said his team must change their mental approach ahead of the Boxing Day Test against South Africa at the St. George's Park here on Friday. The tourists were beaten by an innings and 220 runs by South Africa in the first Test...
  • West Indies face tough task in 2nd Test against South Africa December 25, 2014

    Port Elizabeth: The West Indies face a daunting task when they take on South Africa in the second Test at Port Elizabeth's St George's Park on Friday. The tourists were outplayed in the first Test at Centurion, where they were beaten by an innings and 220 runs, with the match ending...
  • Don't write off West Indies just yet, warns Denesh Ramdin December 22, 2014

    Captain Denesh Ramdin has warned detractors not to write the West Indies off just yet following their innings defeat in the first Test against South Africa. The tourists were humiliated by an innings and 220 runs on the fourth morning of the opening Test at Centurion on Saturday, to send them...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 3 December 19, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Round-up: Hashim Amla hit his third Test double century and Stiaan van Zyl made a hundred on his debut before South Africa declared their first innings at 552 for five at SuperSport Park. Amla declared half an hour before...
  • West Indies set for challenging South Africa tour December 9, 2014

    After more than a week of preparation, the West Indies start what is likely to be a challenging tour of South Africa with a three-day match against a South African Invitation XI in Benoni on Wednesday. It has been seven years since the West Indies last toured South Africa - and...