JASON HOLDER

  • Nelson Mandela inspired Jason Holder's maiden Test century 5 days ago

    St.John's: West Indies allrounder Jason Holder says images of the late South African freedom fighter Nelson Mandela as well as his dead grandfather flashed through his mind after scoring his maiden Test and first class century. Holder, playing in only his fourth Test, struck an unbeaten hundred on Friday to help...
  • Wanted to wear down English bowlers: Jason Holder 6 days ago

    North Sound: West Indies all-rounder Jason Holder, named Player of the Match for his stupendous second innings maiden unbeaten century, said his plan was just to stick it out in the middle and wear out the England bolwers. Chasing a stiff target of 438 runs on the final day of the...
  • 1st Test: Jason Holder's unbeaten ton helps West Indies salvage draw against England 1 week ago

    Antigua: An unbeaten 103 by Jason Holder helped West Indies salvage a nail-biting draw against England in the first Test on Friday, spoiling James Anderson's celebrations after becoming his country's record wicket taker. Holder had successive partnerships of 105 with captain Denesh Ramdin and 56 with Kemar Roach as West Indies...
  • World Cup: Holding criticizes West Indies captain Jason Holder March 22, 2015

    Dwayne Bravo would have made a huge difference to West Indies' campaign, feels Michael Holding. ...
  • World Cup: Would like to remain West Indies captain, says Jason Holder March 21, 2015

    Wellington: Newly-appointed West Indies skipper Jason Holder said that he would like to keep leading the Caribbean side despite losing the World Cup quarter-final to New Zealand at the Wellington Regional Stadium on Saturday. New Zealand beat West Indies by 143 runs to enter the semi-finals of the mega event where...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs West Indies, World Cup 2015, semi-finals March 21, 2015

    (For live updates, scroll down to reach the blog) A much-anticipated pulsating battle between New Zealand's bowlers and two-time champions West Indies' big hitters may well decide the fourth quarter-final of the World Cup. Co-hosts New Zealand are high on confidence after romping into the knock-out stage with an all-win record in...
  • World Cup: Jason Holder has skills to lead Windies, says Richard Hadlee March 20, 2015

    Wellington: Fast bowling great Richard Hadlee has given Jason Holder a ringing endorsement, saying he is impressed with the cricketing skills and leadership of the young West Indies captain. "I like the look of captain Jason Holder. He seems very calm for someone so young and someone carrying so much responsibility,"...
  • World Cup 2015: Win over favourites NZ would be huge for Windies, says Jason Holder March 20, 2015

    A victory for West Indies against New Zealand in their cricket World Cup quarter-final on Saturday would be "huge" for fans back in the Caribbean eager to put months of controversy behind them, according to captain Jason Holder. West Indies, who looked unlikely quarter-finalists at the start of the World Cup,...
  • World Cup 2015: Jason Holder survives trial by fire as WI captain March 16, 2015

    Wellington: Amid the many excitements and plot twists of the pool stage of the Cricket World Cup, a small but compelling drama has played out off-stage that may reach its climax during the quarterfinals. Jason Holder's personal battle to establish himself as the captain of a West Indies team dogged by...
  • World Cup: Pakistan ensure a spot for West Indies in quarters March 15, 2015

    A win against UAE was not good enough for the Caribbean side to book their spot in the quarter-finals of the World Cup as they had to wait for the match between Pakistan and Ireland to finish. The first job was done as West Indies got the better of UAE and...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: No rift in West Indies team, says Jason Holder March 15, 2015

    Napier: West Indies skipper Jason Holder dismissed talk of a rift in the ranks on Sunday as he led his side to a likely World Cup quarter-final against New Zealand. Holder, a surprise choice to lead the West Indies to the World Cup, appeared to be involved in an on-field argument...
  • World Cup: West Indies stay alive for quarters after hammering UAE March 15, 2015

    "If we can wrap it up as quickly as possible, that's a plus for us. I can't play the weather. If it comes, it comes. If it doesn't, we just need to do what's required of us." With the threatening Cyclone Pam looming large over Match 41 of the 2015 World...
  • World Cup: Brian Lara backs rookie West Indies skipper Jason Holder March 13, 2015

    Sydney: Former West Indies captain Brian Lara says he is impressed with current skipper Jason Holder who is leading the regional outfit on a desperate campaign to secure a quarter-final berth in the cricket World Cup. Batting legend Lara said he is impressed with the potential of the young all-rounder and...
  • World Cup: West Indies skipper Jason Holder forced to play waiting game March 10, 2015

    West Indies captain Jason Holder already had one of the toughest jobs at the World Cup but this week faces the hardest assignment for any sportsman -- waiting to see if other results will send his team into the quarter-finals. The 23-year-old fast bowling all-rounder was a shock selection as captain...
  • World Cup 2015: We should have at least scored 270, says Holder March 6, 2015

    Perth: West Indies captain Jason Holder blamed his team's poor batting for the defeat against India as he felt an ideal score on the WACA strip was 270 and not the 182 runs they managed in the ICC Cricket World Cup group league encounter, here on Friday. Asked if they were...
  • World Cup 2015: I have learnt a lot from MS Dhoni, says Jason Holder March 5, 2015

    Perth: West Indies cricket team's young captain Jason Holder on Thursday said that he has picked up subtle nuances of leadership from Mahendra Singh Dhoni while playing for his IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings. "I've picked up a lot from Dhoni. He's a good leader. He's a guy who is respected...
  • ICC World Cup: AB de Villiers backs Jason Holder to succeed as captain February 28, 2015

    Sydney: South Africa skipper AB de Villiers backed his young West Indies counterpart Jason Holder to succeed as captain, saying he expects the Caribbean side to pose a threat in the ongoing cricket World Cup. The 23-year-old Holder has had a rough initiation, suffering a 1-4 drubbing from South Africa in...
  • Watch: Record-breaking De Villiers arrives at ICC World Cup, Day 14 highlights February 28, 2015

    South Africa's run-monger AB de Villiers added the fastest 150 in ODIs to his world records of fastest 50 and fastest 100 as Jason Holder's West Indies were handed out a batting tutorial. Highlights from day 14 of the ICC World Cup. ...
  • ICC World Cup: Jason Holder blames West Indies' death bowling for loss February 27, 2015

    Sydney: West Indies captain Jason Holder blamed their pathetic death bowling and dropped chances as they slumped to a 257-run defeat in their World Cup Pool B encounter against South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Friday. "We dropped chances and chasing 400 was always tough. But had we...
  • ICC World Cup: AB de Villiers vs West Indies, a blow-by-blow account February 27, 2015

    AB de Villiers 162 not out off just 66 balls, including fastest ever ODI 150 in 64 balls, and then South Africa 408 for 5 - the Sydney crowd was treated to a feast in the ICC World Cup on Friday. If there ever was an exhibition on how to bat...
  • World Cup: Chris Gayle backs out of training but no problem, says West Indies February 26, 2015

    Sydney: West Indies captain Jason Holder on Thursday played down Chris Gayle's absence from training on the eve of the team's crunch World Cup Pool B match with South Africa at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Gayle, who has a chronic back complaint, hit the highest-ever individual World Cup score of 215,...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Zimbabwe, World Cup 2015, Match 15 February 24, 2015

    (For Live updates, scroll down to view the blog) Both Zimbabwe and West Indies have resurrected their World Cup campaigns after losing their opening matches. Zimbabwe weren't too impressive in seeing off the UAE, but West Indies had every reason to be satisfied with their 150-run demolition of a poor Pakistan side. Playing...
  • World Cup 2015: West Indies can't afford to slip against Zimbabwe February 23, 2015

    Canberra: It's hard to think of a single match at this World Cup that has generated as little interest as that between West Indies and Zimbabwe at the Manuka Oval in Canberra, scheduled for Tuesday. A venue that has hosted only five internationals playing host to two teams that aren't...
  • World Cup 2015: West Indies skipper Jason Holder backs misfiring Chris Gayle February 23, 2015

    West Indies skipper Jason Holder has faith on explosive opener Chris Gayle will break his run of low scores against Zimbabwe at the World Cup in Canberra on Tuesday. Frustrations have been building outside and inside the West Indies camp over Gayle's inability to tee off to a big score after...
  • ICC World Cup: Jason Holder hails 'wonderful' Windies February 21, 2015

    Christchurch: West Indies captain Jason Holder praised his side's "wonderful performance" as they got their World Cup campaign back on track with a 150-run thrashing of Pakistan in Christchurch on Saturday. The two-time former champions had been brushed aside by non-Test nation Ireland in their Pool B opener but it was...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Pakistan, Match 10, World Cup 2015 February 21, 2015

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Brief Preview: After defeats in their opening matches, the Pakistan and the West Indies squads have created nearly must-win situations for themselves on Saturday if they have any hope of making the World Cup quarter-finals. Ahead of the Pool B match...
  • World Cup 2015: We can't let our defeats get us down, says Jason Holder February 20, 2015

    West Indies skipper Jason Holder is expecting plenty of entertainment against Pakistan when the two most mercurial sides in international cricket face off in the World Cup in Christchurch on Saturday. Pakistan and West Indies are both former world champions, both lost their best spin bowler before the tournament and both...