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  • ICC World Cup: AB de Villiers backs Jason Holder to succeed as captain Yesterday

    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...
  • Olivia Wilde calls her pregnancy belly a horror movie Yesterday

    Los Angeles: Actress Olivia Wilde, who has 10-month-old son Otis with her partner Jason Sudeikis, says pregnancy is a 'terrifying' experience, but she recommends it. She even compared her enormous belly to a horror movie. "I was doing re-shoots for this movie...(at) eight and a half months pregnant and I was just...
  • Watch: Record-breaking De Villiers arrives at ICC World Cup, Day 14 highlights Yesterday

    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 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    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 3 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    (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 6 days ago

    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 6 days ago

    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...
  • Snapshot: Here's the first look of Jason 'Khal Drogo' Momoa as Aquaman February 20, 2015

    Actor Jason Momoa, who shot to fame with his role as the king Khal Drogo in HBO's critically-acclaimed series 'Game of Thrones', will now be the new Aquaman. Filmmaker Zack Snyder, who is directing the upcoming 'Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice', tweeted the first image of Jason Momoa tonight...
  • World Cup 2015: Windies arrive in Christchurch for Pakistan clash February 18, 2015

    Christchurch: The West Indies, seeking to regroup following their opening round thrashing at the hands of minnows Ireland, arrived here for their second round clash against Pakistan in the World Cup. Jason Holder's side, jolted by an excruciating four-wicket loss to Ireland at Nelson, will be seeking to revive their campaign...
  • Windies skipper blames bowlers for Ireland loss February 16, 2015

    Nelson: West Indies captain Jason Holder blamed his bowlers for their shocking loss against minnows Ireland during a Pool B encounter of the cricket World Cup at the Saxton Oval on Monday. Ireland put the West Indies bowlers to the sword and eased to a four-wicket win, causing the first major...
  • Ireland and West Indies promise run-fest at World Cup February 15, 2015

    Traditional giant-killers Ireland and under-pressure West Indies possess all the ingredients for a high-scoring clash in their opening World Cup match in Nelson on Monday. Both sides feature quality batsmen but relatively inexperienced bowling line-ups for a match they have each targeted as ripe for getting immediate points on the board. Ireland...
  • As it happened: World Cup warm-ups, Day 5 February 12, 2015

    (For Live Blog, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Match 1: West Indies opted to bat against Scotland. Match 2: Ireland opted to field against Bangladesh. Teams: West Indies: Chris Gayle, Dwayne Smith, Lendl Simmons, Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Jonathan Carter, Denesh Ramdin(w), Andre Russell, Darren Sammy, Jason Holder(c), Jerome Taylor,...
  • Jason Day wins at Torrey Pines in a playoff February 9, 2015

    San Diego: Jason Day was playing to win and figured he lost. His chip from gnarly rough behind the 18th green at Torrey Pines came out hot, rolled out fast and tumbled off the front of the green toward the water. After a week of visualising his hands on the trophy,...
  • World Cup 2015: Jason Holder says West Indies captaincy no burden February 9, 2015

    Sydney: New West Indies captain Jason Holder has dismissed the idea that captaincy could prove a burden during the upcoming ICC World Cup. The 23-year-old was appointed captain for the recent South Africa series after just two years at the international level, and also leads the Caribbean side into the World...
  • West Indies arrive for World Cup campaign January 31, 2015

    Sydney: A weary but upbeat West Indies side arrived here to begin preparations for the 2015 cricket World Cup. They arrived to a warm reception from fans and well-wishers Friday following a 12-hour flight from South Africa and are expected to get right down to their preparation ahead of the start...
  • Stop repeating errors, Holder tells West Indies teammates January 22, 2015

    West Indies captain Jason Holder has lashed his teammates for repeating basic errors and urged them to take more responsibility weeks away from the 50-over World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. The side slumped to a dismal nine-wicket defeat in the third one-day international in South Africa on Wednesday as...
  • WICB president backs new ODI captain to excel January 13, 2015

    St. George's: West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Dave Cameron has given his full backing to new one-day skipper Jason Holder. The 23-year-old pacer was surprisingly named the replacement to Dwayne Bravo last month for the five-match ODI series in South Africa starting Friday, reports CMC. He was also announced last...
  • ICC World Cup 2015: Top 10 surprise inclusions January 12, 2015

    A thrilling Test series filled with drama and tension with the visiting captain retiring and the Aussie skipper falling prey to another hamstring injury was just the beginning of the Australian summer as the world warms up to the ICC World Cup which comes every four years. The Cup has travelled...
  • World Cup squads: Narine back with West Indies, Dwayne Bravo and Pollard left out January 11, 2015

    St. Johns: Offspinner Sunil Narine was recalled by the West Indies for the Cricket World Cup on Saturday after his bowling action was doubted by Indian officials. Jason Holder, who will captain the side for the first time in the upcoming one-day international series in South Africa, will lead the team...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 3rd Test, Day 3 January 4, 2015

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Day 2 Round-up: Faf du Plessis and Hashim Amla hit half-centuries as South Africa threatened to cash in where the West Indies missed out on day two. While the West Indies could muster only 329 after winning the toss and...
  • Ricky Ponting backs Gurinder Sandhu for World Cup appearance December 29, 2014

    Melbourne: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has named three potential bowlers to be included in the final 15 of the World Cup squad, which includes Indian-origin medium-pacer Gurinder Singh Sandhu. Ponting is impressed with the domestic form of pace pair Jason Behrendorff and Sandhu, while the triple World Cup winner believes...
  • Official blasts appointment of Jason Holder as West Indies ODI skipper December 24, 2014

    Port of Spain: An executive member of the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB), Patrick Rampersad, has blasted the appointment of 23-year-old fast bowler Jason Holder as the new captain of the West Indies ODI side. Rampersad on Tuesday described the appointment of Holder, who has played one Test and 21...
  • Delhi's duo Jason Wilson and Simon Child ready to defend HIL title December 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Gearing up for the new season of Hockey India League (HIL), Delhi Waveriders' striker duo of Australian Jason Wilson and New Zealand's Simon Child said on Tuesday that they would look to score the maximum number of goals to help their team defend the title. In the previous season,...
  • Jason Holder appointed West Indies ODI captain, Dwayne Bravo sacked December 21, 2014

    Jason Holder replaced Dwayne Bravo as captain of the West Indies one-day international side on Saturday, less than two months out from the Cricket World Cup. Holder, who turned 23 last month, was named to lead the squad in the five ODIs in South Africa starting on Jan. 16, after the...