England vs West Indies 2012

  • Sammy wants England loss to spur on Windies June 25, 2012

    Nottingham: West Indies captain Darren Sammy said that they had been "dominated by the numberone team in the world in all formats of the game", as their tour of England ended without an international win. Sunday's sevenwicket Twenty20 defeat at Trent Bridge followed 20 reverses in threematch Test and oneday international...
  • Windies are not the favourites, says Gibson June 15, 2012

    Southampton: Head coach Ottis Gibson has dismissed suggestions that the West Indies will be favourites heading into the threematch oneday international series against England starting here on Saturday. The Caribbean side has welcomed back opener Chris Gayle, along with allrounders Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard, and mystery offspinner Sunil Narine, making the...
  • Test call up a dream come true: Narine June 1, 2012

    Port of Spain: Mystery offspinner Sunil Narine has described his unexpected call up for the Test tour of England as a dream come true. The 24yearold Trinidadian returned home this week following his outstanding campaign in the Indian Premier League (IPL) where he was voted ManoftheSeries after helping Kolkata Knight...
  • Viv blasts 'immature' Windies batting May 29, 2012

    Nottingham:West Indies' legendary captain Sir Vivian Richards has blasted the Caribbean side's disastrous batting in the second Test at Trent Bridge against England and has criticised the recalled wicketkeeperbatsman Denesh Ramdin, saying the player has "deteriorated in such a big way". West Indies capitulated meekly in their second innings, tottering at...
  • Samuels and Sammy can bail us out again: Rampaul May 28, 2012

    Nottingham: Fast bowler Ravi Rampaul said that the West Indies have placed their confidence again onthe pair of captain Darren Sammy and Marlon Samuels to bail the Caribbean side out of their latest crisis. Trailing England by 58 runs on the first innings, the West Indies plummeted to 61 for six...
  • Roach to overcome noball problem: Sammy May 27, 2012

    Nottingham: Captain Darren Sammy has backed fast bowler Kemar Roach to overcome the noball problem that haunted him on the second day of the second Test here on Saturday and resulted in two reprieves for England opener Alistair Cook. Cook was twice caught behind on one in the third over...
  • Strauss mulls seam options for 2nd Test May 24, 2012

    Tent bridge:England's fast bowling options are a luxury for captain Andrew Strauss but he sympathizes with the likes of Steven Finn who was left kicking his heels in the first Test against West Indies. Stuart Broad, fresh from his 11wicket haul at Lord's, and James Anderson will again lead England's attack...
  • Need to get Chanderpaul's wicket early: Bell May 20, 2012

    London: England batsman Ian Bell has emphasised the need to get Shivnarine Chanderpaul's wicket early on the fourth day as the hosts go in search of a comprehensive victory over the West Indies in the first Test at Lord's. Chanderpaul was holding up England's march towards victory at the end of...
  • 'West Indies bowlers lacked discipline' May 19, 2012

    London: The West Indies bowlers failed to produce the disciplined effort required to limit England on the second day of the opening Test here at Lord's, said Toby Radford, the assistant coach. The hosts finished the day on 259 for 3 on Friday, with Captain Andrew Strauss stroking a composed, unbeaten...