Gayle

  • We are going to start 'Gangnam' together with Yuvi: Gayle 14-04-2014 10:19 PM

    Bangalore: West Indian batsman Chris Gayle on Monday said that he was looking forward to play along with the likes of Yuvraj Singh in Royal Challengers Bangalore team in the IPL which begins in the UAE on Wednesday. "Yeah, looking forward to be with some international stars. Well Yuvi is...
  • IPL 7: RCB's hopes rest on top-heavy batting 14-04-2014 11:50 AM

    Home to some of the most destructive modern-day cricketers, the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) have never been shy of spending money at the players' auction and have bagged the most sought after talents in their line-up throughout the previous six editions of the Indian Premier League (IPL). The franchise is...
  • Man who harassed disabled kids for more than a decade ordered by judge to wear 'I am a bully!' sign on a busy street 11-04-2014 12:06 PM

    An Ohio man who called his neighbor 'Monkey Mama' as she held her adopted, disabled African-American children, and has smeared dog feces on their wheelchair ramp, was ordered by a judge to carry an 'I AM A BULLY!' sign on a busy street this weekend. Edmond Aviv, 62, who was...
  • Top seven moments of 2014 World Twenty20 08-04-2014 12:25 PM

    It's over, but memories will stay. The 2014 ICC World Twenty20 delivered unbridled joy and also distressing heartbreaks that will shape up into bedtime stories the players will narrate to their grandchildren one day. Whether it was Hong Kong's win over Bangladesh, Dale Steyn's last over against New Zealand or...
  • Sri Lanka beat West Indies by 27 runs (D/L) to enter World T20 final 03-04-2014 10:05 PM

    Mirpur: A dominant Sri Lanka on Thursday made it to the ICC World T20 final for the third time knocking out defending champions West Indies by 27 runs via the Duckworth Lewis method after thundershowers stopped proceedings in the 14th over of the second innings. Batting first in the first...
  • World T20: Clinical West Indies thrash Pakistan to seal semis spot 01-04-2014 10:29 PM

    Mirpur: Defending champions West Indies pummelled a listless Pakistan by 84 runs to set up the ICC World Twenty20 semi-final clash against Sri Lanka on Tuesday. Dwayne Bravo (46) and skipper Darren Sammy (42 not out) pulverised a decent looking bowling in the final three overs as West Indies put...
  • World T20, Pak vs WI Match 32: as it happened 01-04-2014 06:03 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss and Team news: West Indies have won the toss and opted to bat against Pakistan. Both the teams are unchanged. It will be a battle between two world-class off-spinners as defending champions West Indies meet Pakistan in a...
  • Confident West Indies face upbeat Pakistan in final group game 31-03-2014 07:10 PM

    Mirpur: It will be a battle between two world-class off-spinners as defending champions West Indies meet Pakistan in a 'Do-or-Die' final group league encounter of the ICC World Twenty20 on Tuesday. Both teams are on four points each and it will be a virtual quarter-final clash to decide on the...
  • Chris Gayle savouring sweet win over Australia 30-03-2014 01:09 PM

    Dhaka: There was absolutely no doubt that Chris Gayle thoroughly enjoyed the West Indies' thrilling victory over Australia in their ICC World Twenty20 Group 2 clash. When captain Darren Sammy belted the fourth ball of the final over from James Faulkner back overhead for a six to seal the win...
  • As it happened: Australia vs West Indies, WT20, Match 23 28-03-2014 02:22 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Sammy came on to score 34* in 13 balls, including two sixes in the final over, to help West Indies edge Australia by 6 wickets at Mirpur. TOSS: Australia won the toss and opted to bat against West Indies....
  • It's Maxwell versus Gayle as Australia take on West Indies in WT20 27-03-2014 02:12 PM

    Mirpur: Chris Gayle will be itching to get back to his power-hitting ways when West Indies lock horns with Australia, who will depend on Glenn Maxwell's pyrotechnics, during their crucial Group 2 League encounter of the ICC World Twenty20 on Friday. With scores of 34 and 48 in the two...
  • Restrained Gayle represents big gamble for Windies 26-03-2014 03:25 PM

    The good news for rival bowlers is Chris Gayle has abandoned his onslaught-from-the outset approach... The bad news is, the West Indies opener has decided to delay his big hitting so he can explode in the later stages. Many observers believe West Indies are taking a huge gamble by taming...
  • Chris Gayle will explode, warns Dwayne Smith 26-03-2014 02:54 PM

    Dhaka: Opening batsman Dwayne Smith is backing Chris Gayle to explode as West Indies continues its campaign to defend its title in a tough group of the World T20 tournament. Smith, speaking after West Indies 73 run victory over Bangladesh, said he is encouraged that his opening partner has been...
  • Win against Bangladesh boosted our net run-rate, says Sammy 25-03-2014 11:17 PM

    Mirpur: West Indies brought their campaign back on track with a 73-run win over Bangladesh on Tuesday and skipper Darren Sammy said the huge victory will give a boost to their net run-rate in the group of death of the ICC World Twenty20. West Indies had lost their opening match...
  • World T20: West Indies bury listless Bangladesh by 73 runs 25-03-2014 10:38 PM

    Mirpur: Defending champions West Indies kept their hopes alive of a semi-final berth with a resounding 73-run thrashing of hosts Bangladesh in a Group 2 Super 10 match of the ICC World Twenty20 on Tuesday. Chasing a target of 172, Bangladesh's inept batting performance once again brought about their downfall...
  • As it happened: World T20, West Indies vs Bangladesh 25-03-2014 06:13 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim has won the toss and opted to field against West Indies Aware that another defeat would jeopardize their progress in the tournament, defending champions West Indies would aim to bring their campaign back on...
  • World T20: Wary West Indies face cautious Bangladesh 24-03-2014 11:30 PM

    Mirpur: Aware that another defeat would jeopardize their progress in the tournament, defending champions West Indies would aim to bring their campaign back on track as they face an inconsistent Bangladesh in the second group league encounter of the ICC World T20 on Monday. While West Indies' campaign begun on...
  • World Twenty20: How Indian bowlers picked up West Indies wickets 23-03-2014 08:17 PM

    Electing to field, India restricted defending champions West Indies to 129 for 7 in a Group 2 match of the ICC World Twenty20 at Shere Bangla stadium, here on Sunday. Have a look at how the wickets tumbled: 7.5 R Ashwin to D Smith, OUT! Smith's misery ends and India...
  • As it happened: India vs West Indies, World Twenty20 23-03-2014 05:44 PM

    After a thumping win over Pakistan on Friday in their World Twenty20 opener, Team India will now have to brace up for the defending champions West Indies when the two teams square up against each other in Mirpur on Sunday. Add to that the threat of Chris Gayle that India...
  • Gayle set to play 100th Test in June against NZ at home 23-03-2014 01:10 PM

    Port of Spain: Swashbuckling batsman Chris Gayle is set to play his 100th Test at his home ground in Jamaica when New Zealand tour the Caribbean in June, the West Indies Cricket Board said. The WICB has announced a three-match Test series and two Twenty20 Internationals between the two teams....
  • World Twenty20: Chris Gayle a threat as upbeat India run into West Indies 22-03-2014 08:17 PM

    After a thumping win over Pakistan on Friday in their World Twenty20 opener, Team India will now have to brace up for the defending champions West Indies when the two teams square up against each other in Mirpur on Sunday. Add to that the threat of Chris Gayle that India...
  • West Indies not carried away by World T20 warm-up showing 20-03-2014 02:33 PM

    Mirpur: Allrounder Dwayne Bravo says defending champions West Indies would not get carried away by their streak of wins leading into the World T20 in Bangladesh. The West Indies registered convincing wins over Sri Lanka on Wednesday and England on Tuesday, in warm-up matches, as they prepare for the tournament...
  • Warning from Chris Gayle: I can hit a century in any conditions 17-03-2014 08:26 PM

    Mirpur: Explosive batsman Chris Gayle on Monday sounded out a warning to the rival teams ahead of the World Twenty20 by declaring that he can score a hundred irrespective of the conditions. However, seconds after making the statement, the stylish left-hander contradicted himself by saying that conditions do play a...
  • West Indies no one-man team, says Sammy 17-03-2014 11:35 AM

    Dhaka: Captain Darren Sammy has reiterated that the West Indies are not a one-man team, and that it will take a team effort to successfully defend their title in the Twenty20 World Cup. Speaking after arriving here on Sunday, Sammy noted that despite the presence of big-hitting opener Chris Gayle,...
  • World Twenty20: Five batsmen to watch out for 15-03-2014 08:35 AM

    The fifth edition of cricket's World Twenty20 will start in Bangladesh on Sunday. Following is a factbox on five batsmen to watch out for in the tournament: Chris Gayle, West Indies The tall Jamaican is dreaded for his big-hitting ability. No boundary is big enough for the left-handed opener and...
  • Chris Gayle again expected to be a force in World T20 14-03-2014 05:01 PM

    New Delhi: In the smash-and-bash spectacle of Twenty20 cricket, big-swinging batsmen like Chris Gayle, David Warner and Mahendra Singh Dhoni tend to be the focus of attention. When the fifth ICC World Twenty20 tournament gets under way in Bangladesh on Sunday, though, it's just as likely to showcase slow bowlers...
  • Sad the way Kevin Pietersen was treated: Chris Gayle 09-03-2014 11:33 AM

    Bridgetown: West Indies batting star Chris Gayle has been saddened by the manner in which Kevin Pietersen was treated by England's cricket authorities. Pietersen, the side's premier batsman, was sacked following England's recent embarrassing 5-0 whitewash at the hands of Australia. "He's definitely missed. I'm sad he's not here and...
  • West Indies face tough T20 title defence, says Gayle 08-03-2014 12:04 PM

    West Indies batsman Chris Gayle believes West Indies have a realistic shot at defending their World Twenty20 title, but admits the regional side will face a tough challenge. The big-hitting left-hander was a key member of the side which lifted the T20 World Cup in Sri Lanka two years ago,...
  • Injured Chris Gayle out of England ODI series 23-02-2014 11:43 AM

    West Indies opener Chris Gayle will miss the one-day international series against England with a back problem, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) said on Saturday. Dwayne Smith has been called up as replacement for the three ODIs against England in Antigua and Sunday's one-off game with Ireland at Sabina...
  • Chris Gayle eager to open batting with Dwayne Smith in World T20 19-02-2014 01:25 PM

    Kingston: Flamboyant batsman Chris Gayle says he is relishing the prospect of opening with in-form Dwayne Smith when the West Indies begin their Twenty20 series against Ireland here. Gayle has returned to the side since an injury in India last November while Smith has been recalled on a wave of...