Kemar Roach

  • Pollard, Roach, Taylor back in West Indies ODI squad for Bangladesh Yesterday

    St. John's: Hard-hitting right-hander Kieron Pollard is set to play his first one-day international in more than a year after being named in a West Indies 13-man squad to face Bangladesh in the three-match Dhaka Bank Cup series later this month. The Trinidadian, was sidelined by injury for most of last...
  • 2nd Test: Bowlers put West Indies in sight of victory June 20, 2014

    Port-of-Spain: The West Indies bowlers produced a spirited performance to put a series-levelling victory in sight against New Zealand after four days of the second Test on Thursday. New Zealand, facing a first-innings deficit of 239, reached 257 for 8 in their second innings, leading by 18 with two wickets in...
  • West Indies spirits high despite heavy defeat: Kemar Roach June 15, 2014

    Fast bowler Kemar Roach says the heavy loss to New Zealand in the first Test has not disrupted the mood in the West Indies camp. The Caribbean side suffered a 186-run loss to the Black Caps inside four days at Sabina Park on Wednesday, to fall behind 0-1 in the three-match...
  • Fit-again Taylor, Roach back in West Indies Test squad June 3, 2014

    Barbados: Having recovered from their respective injuries, West Indies pacers Jerome Taylor and Kemar Roach have been included in the 13-man Test squad for the first match against New Zealand, starting June 8. Taylor, who last played for West Indies in November 2009, recently returned to competitive cricket for Jamaica in...
  • Fit-again Kemar Roach eyeing New Zealand comeback May 20, 2014

    West Indies speedster Kemar Roach is eyeing a return from injury against the touring New Zealand team next month. The 25-year-old has not played international cricket in nearly a year after being sidelined with a shoulder injury that required surgery last November, reports CMC. He had been picked for the tour...
  • Roach out from remaining India tour, Pollard ousted from ODIs November 10, 2013

    Mumbai: The struggling West Indies cricket team has been dealt a couple of injury blows in its ongoing tour of India with pacer Kemar Roach ruled out of the remainder of the trip and allrounder Kieron Pollard rendered unavailable for the ODI series. Roach has been ruled out of the second...
  • Kemar Roach doubtful starter for the 1st Test due to shoulder injury November 2, 2013

    Kolkata: The touring West Indies side have a couple of injury worries in fast bowler Kemar Roach and spinner Shane Shillinford but coach Ottis Gibson hopes that the duo would be fit before the opening Test beginning here next week. Both the bowlers missed out on the three-day practice match against...
  • West Indies team is high on confidence: Ottis Gibson October 30, 2013

    Kolkata: West Indies might have played their last Test more than six month ago, but coach Ottis Gibson says his team is high on confidence as it gets ready to take on India in two-Test series next month. "We know we have a lot of talented players in our team. We...
  • CLT20: Titans beat Brisbane Heat in exciting finish September 24, 2013

    TOSS: Delayed due to wet conditions. Handed defeats in their opening matches, Brisbane Heat and Titans will look to put behind the disappointment and make quick amends when they face each other in their Champions League Twenty 20 match on Tuesday. While Brisbane lost to Trinidad & Tobago by 25 runs,...
  • As it happened: WI v SL, Match 5, tri-series July 9, 2013

    Click here for the live updates of Game 5 between West Indies and Sri Lanka at Port of Spain, Trinidad on Monday. The play will commence once again on Monday after it was called-off on Sunday due to heavy rains. West Indies were on top in 19 overs that were bowled...
  • Tri-series, WI vs SL: Play called off; will resume on Monday July 8, 2013

    Port of Spain: Rain played spoilsport as the crucial ODI match between Sri Lanka and West Indies in the tri-nation series was pushed to the reserve day on Monday, at the Queen's park oval on Sunday. Riding on fast bowler Kemar Roach's two quick wickets, West Indies had reduced Sri Lanka...
  • As it happened: West Indies v Sri Lanka, Game 5 July 8, 2013

    Click here for live upates from Game 5 of Celkon Mobile Cup Tri-series between West Indies and Sri Lanka at Port of Spain. The tri-series thrown wide open by India's emphatic comeback, the West Indies and Sri Lanka will lock horns here in their crucial league match with the hosts needing...
  • West Indies edge Pakistan in a close chase June 8, 2013

    London: West Indies gathered their wits in time to fend off a resurgent Pakistan and win a tense, low-scoring Champions Trophy match by two wickets at The Oval on Friday. Despite conceding a winning target of just 171, the Pakistanis took wickets when they desperately needed them to keep the...
  • Will the World Twenty20 champions West Indies shine in IPL 6? April 1, 2013

    Of the 11 West Indians that beat Sri Lanka on the night of October 7, 2012 in Colombo to clinch the ICC World Twenty20, nine have IPL contracts for the upcoming sixth season of the lucrative league. Considering that Twenty20 is the one format where West Indies have achieved success...
  • 1st Test: Zimbabwe fight back after scoring 211 March 13, 2013

    Bridgetown: Marlon Samuels took a career-best haul of 4 for 13 and fellow off-spinner Shane Shillingford grabbed 3 for 58 as the West Indies bowled out Zimbabwe for 211 on day one of the first Test here on Tuesday. However, the visitors hit back late in the day through fast...
  • 4th ODI: Bangladesh vs West Indies, as it happened December 8, 2012

    35th over: Bangladesh 136 all out Dwayne Smith finished off the Bangladesh innings with the wicket of Abdur Razzaq for 3 as West Indies beat Bangladesh by 75 runs in the 4th ODI to level the 5-match series 2-2. Mahmudullah remained not out on 56 as Darren Sammy...
  • Roach back for ODI series in Bangladesh November 19, 2012

    Khulna, Bangladesh: Paceman Kemar Roach has been included in the West Indies squad for the limited-overs series against Bangladesh after successfully recovering from a hamstring injury, the country's cricket board (WICB) said on Monday. Roach was ruled out of the ongoing two-Test series between the sides after getting injured while...
  • Edwards a capable replacement for Roach: Gibson November 2, 2012

    Bridgetown: West Indies cricket coach Otis Gibson has described pacer Fidel Edwards as a capable replacement for fast bowler Kemar Roach who will miss the Test series in Bangladesh next month. Roach is suffering from a knee injury and could be sidelined for about a month but may heal in time...
  • Injured Kemar Roach out of Bangladesh tour November 7, 2012

    Bridgetown: Injury has forced fast bowler Kemar Roach to miss West Indies' upcoming Test series on the tour of Bangladesh, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) announced. Roach is suffering from a knee injury and could be sidelined for about a month but may heal in time to play the...
  • Gayle makes a huge difference: Gibson July 30, 2012

    Antigua: Visibly pleased after his side's nine-wicket victory over New Zealand in the first Test at Antigua, West Indies coach Ottis Gibson said that there's no replacement for experience and asserted that presence of Chris Gayle in the team makes a huge difference. "There is no substitute for experience. Having the...
  • 1st Test: WI thump NZ by nine wickets July 30, 2012

    Antigua: Fast bowler Kemar Roach took 60 for 5 and opener Chris Gayle hit 64 not out to lead West Indies to a nine-wicket victory over New Zealand in the first Test match on Sunday. Roach's probing spell helped New Zealand topple from 199 for 3 overnight to 272 only 75...
  • Roach looks to make an impact on return July 24, 2012

    St. John's, (Antigua): Fit-again fast bowler Kemar Roach says he is looking to make a big impact when he returns to the Test side for the two-match series against New Zealand starting on Wednesday. Roach, who was forced out of the recent tour of England with a shin injury, signalled a...
  • Sydney Sixers sign Narine for Big Bash July 22, 2012

    Sydney: Exciting West Indies offspinner Sunil Narine is headed to Australia's Twenty20 Big Bash League after signing with defending champions Sydney Sixers. The 24-year-old will join Australia speedster Brett Lee, who retired from international cricket last week, at the glitzy south-coast outfit for the Dec 7 to Jan 19 showpiece. No...
  • Roach marks a successful return after injury July 21, 2012

    St. John West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach made a successful return to action following injury, producing a four-wicket haul to limit New Zealand on a rain-hit opening day of the three-day tour match against the WICB President's XI here. The right-armer finished with 28 for 4 as New Zealand, sent...
  • Test call up a dream come true: Narine June 1, 2012

    Port of Spain: Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine has described his unexpected call up for the Test tour of England as a dream come true. The 24-year-old Trinidadian returned home this week following his outstanding campaign in the Indian Premier League (IPL) where he was voted Man-of-the-Series after helping Kolkata Knight...