England vs West Indies

  • England to tour West Indies in February next year May 19, 2013

    St.John's, Antigua: England and West Indies will play three Twenty20 matches and three OneDay Internationals in the Caribbean early next year, the West Indies Cricket Board announced. The three OneDay Internationals will be played at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in Antigua while Kensington Oval in Barbados will host the...
  • England Women face Windies in Group A February 4, 2013

    Mumbai: With all the teams having achieved a win each, the Group A contests in the ICC Women's World Cup move into the climax here tomorrow with holders England taking on an equally buoyant West Indies even as hosts India clash with Sri Lanka. The EnglandWest Indies contest, a day match...
  • World T20: West Indies beat England by 15 runs September 28, 2012

    Pallekele: A brilliant allround performance by Chris Gayle led West Indies to a stunning 15run 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...
  • 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...
  • Hales hopes 99 can book England T20 place June 25, 2012

    Nottingham: Alex Hales looked to have played his way into England's squad for their World Twenty20 title defence in Sri Lanka in September after making a brilliant 99 against the West Indies on Sunday. Hales, on his Nottinghamshire home ground, thrilled a sellout Trent Bridge with a superb innings that...
  • England can defend T20 title without KP: Broad June 23, 2012

    Nottingham: England Twenty20 captain Stuart Broad is confident his side can mount a successful defence of their World Twenty20 title in Sri Lanka this year despite the absence of Kevin Pietersen. Star batsman Pietersen, man of the tournament when England won the World Twenty20 title in the Caribbean two years ago,...
  • England look to end on a high in oneoff T20 June 23, 2012

    After clinching both the Test and ODI series, England would also like to end on a winning note in the oneoff Twenty20 match against West Indies on Sunday. Through out it was England's dominance without giving a chance to the visiting side to bounce back in any of the formats, but...
  • Cook still wary despite latest hundred June 20, 2012

    London: England oneday captain Alastair Cook refused to get carried away after his latest limited overs hundred which sealed a series win over the West Indies. Cook made 112 as England chased down the score of 238 and won the second onedayer by eight wickets at The Oval on Tuesday to...
  • Chris Gayle scores 53 on ODI return June 19, 2012

    London: Chris Gayle immediately left a mark for West Indies on his ODI return after a selfimposed 15month exile, striking 53 from 51 balls after England captain Alastair Cook opted to put the visitors in at The Oval. His aggressive innings contained five sixes and three overs and was Gayle's...
  • England brush WI aside to take series June 20, 2012

    London: England captain Alastair Cook led his side to a seriesclinching eightwicket win over the West Indies in the second oneday international with an impressive hundred at The Oval here on Tuesday. England, set 239, finished on 239 for 2 with five overs left after Cook made 112 and shared...
  • 1st ODI: Bell ton takes Eng to a big win over WI June 17, 2012

    Southampton: Ian Bell marked his return to England's oneday side with a stylish century as they beat the West Indies by 114 runs under the Duckworth/Lewis method in their series opener here on Saturday. Manofthematch Bell, given the task of filling the opener's spot vacated by Kevin Pietersen following the...
  • 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...
  • Ramdin criticised over taunt on Viv June 13, 2012

    Port of Spain: West Indies' former Test batsman Bryan Davis and team manager Omar Khan have both criticised Denesh Ramdin for his controversial gesture aimed at legendary batsman Sir Vivian Richards during the just concluded third Test against England. Ramdin celebrated his century on Sunday's fourth day by brandishing a handwritten...
  • KP should not regret ODI exit: Flower June 12, 2012

    Birmingham: England coach Andy Flower has said he hopes Kevin Pietersen doesn't live to regret his decision to retire from limited overs international cricket. Pietersen wanted to continue playing Twenty20s he was man of the tournament when England won the 2010 World Twenty20 and was keen to help them defend...
  • Sammy expects Windies to beat England in ODIs June 12, 2012

    Birmingham: West Indies captain Darren Sammy said his team expects to win its upcoming oneday series with England after finishing the Test campaign with a flourish. Although rain washed out three of the five days in the third Test here at Edgbaston, the West Indies' total of 426 featured an...
  • Best enjoys his Windies 'rebirth' June 11, 2012

    Birmingham: Tino Best said he hoped his recordbreaking 95 for the West Indies against England on the fourth day of the third Test marked his "rebirth" as an international cricketer. Best's stunning innings at Edgbaston on Sunday was the highest score ever by a Test match No. 11 batsman, exceeding...
  • Pietersen calls for England T20 compromise June 11, 2012

    Birmingham: Kevin Pietersen said on Sunday he still wanted to help England defend their World Twenty20 title in Sri Lanka in September, despite announcing his retirement from limited overs internationals. The South Africaborn batsman was man of the tournament when England won the World Twenty20 in the Caribbean two years...
  • Graham Gooch backs Bairstow to come good June 8, 2012

    Birmingham: England great Graham Gooch has backed Jonathan Bairstow to become a "successful Test player" after some early struggles against aggressive fast bowling. Yorkshire batsman Bairstow, 22, who has played just two Tests, looked uncomfortable against the short ball last time out on national duty as West Indies quick Kemar Roach...
  • First day in third EngWI Test washed out June 8, 2012

    Birmingham: The first day's play in the third Test between England and the West Indies at Edgbaston here on Thursday was washed out without a ball being bowled. Heavy overnight and early morning rain meant the square was fully covered when the captains should have been tossing up ahead of...
  • Shades of Mendis as Narine's Test debut looms June 6, 2012

    Almost four years ago, I sat in amazement at the Sinhalese Cricket Ground in Colombo watching Ajantha Mendis bamboozle the greatest Indian batting quarter ever. Watching Mendis flummox Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly and VVS Laxman was riveting, and arguably the most engaging performance by a spinner since Shane...
  • Gayle finally in WI squad after 14 months June 5, 2012

    Bridgetown: Former captain Chris Gayle has been chosen by West Indies for the first time in 14 months as part of their oneday squad to tour England later this month. The 32yearold opener, whose public spat with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) resulted in him being ineligible for nearly...
  • Darren Bravo working hard for strong finish June 5, 2012

    Leicester: West Indies batsman Darren Bravo says he is working hard to eliminate some of the missteps that have dogged him and finish the threeTest series against England strongly. After a typically flamboyant 66 from Bravo against Leicestershire on the first day of the Windies' twoday, tour match on Saturday...
  • Anderson out of the 3rd Test against WI June 3, 2012

    London: England left James Anderson out of their 12man squad announced on Sunday for the third and final Test against the West Indies at Edgbaston starting on Thursday. The England selectors insisted the 29yearold Lancashire star was being omitted to overcome several minor injury niggles rather than being rested on grounds...
  • Windies look to boost confidence in tour match June 2, 2012

    Leicester: Head coach Ottis Gibson said that the West Indies will be looking for a confidence booster when they face English county Leicestershire in a twoday tour match starting at Grace Road here. Crushing defeats to England at Lord's and Trent Bridge have left the Caribbean side in disarray, and Gibson...
  • 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...
  • Narine replaces injured Roach for Eng tour May 31, 2012

    London: West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach has been ruled out of the remainder of the England tour with shin muscle soreness, the West Indies Cricket Board said in a statement on Wednesday. Sunil Narine, who impressed one and all in Kolkata Knight Riders' triumph in the Indian Premier League season...
  • Gayle doesn't rule out playing in 3rd Test May 30, 2012

    Bridgetown: West Indies batsman Chris Gayle has not ruled out making himself available for the third Test of the West Indies' illfated tour of England but said that a meeting with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) slated for Sunday will take priority. The former Windies captain will sit down with...
  • 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...