MARLON SAMUELS

  • Stat Attack: Kohli's poor run and Jadeja's marathon delivery in ODIs October 9, 2014

    India's 124-run defeat to West Indies came as a surprise to those who thought a 5-0 drubbing for the visitors was a given. Instead, it turned out to be a wake-up call for those day-dreamers while throwing the series wide open - at least until the fourth ODI now. Chasing a...
  • Chat with Clive Lloyd, Viv Richards gave me confidence: Marlon Samuels October 9, 2014

    Kochi: All-rounder Marlon Samuels, who smashed a match-winning century against India in the first ODI, said a chat with legendary Clive Lloyd and Viv Richards a day before the match gave him confidence and helped him to score his career-best equalling unbeaten 126-run knock here. The Caribbeans, who were on the...
  • Wake-up call for rusty India after big loss in series opener October 8, 2014

    The five-match ODI series against West Indies before its start was considered as India's first step towards World Cup preparation, but the humiliating defeat of 124 runs in the Kochi opener is a wake-up call for the hosts. After putting West Indies in to bat, India did well till the middle...
  • Dhoni rues batting failure on good pitch, says 322-run target was gettable October 8, 2014

    Kochi: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Wednesday rued his team's batting failure on a good wicket to lose the first one-dayer against the West Indies by 124 runs but said that the visiting side were a tough team to beat. Dhoni said that a target of 322 for a win...
  • 1st ODI: All-round Marlon Samuels takes West Indies to a thumping victory over India October 8, 2014

    Kochi: Riding on Marlon Samuels all-round performance, West Indies thrashed India by 124 runs in the first one-dayer to lead the five-match series 1-0. Chasing 322, India were all out for 197 in 41 overs with Shikhar Dhawan being the top-scorer for the hosts with 68 runs, while Ravi Rampaul, Dwayne...
  • West Indies call up uncapped pair for second Test against New Zealand June 14, 2014

    Port of Spain: West Indies have made two changes to their batting lineup ahead of the second Test against New Zealand, beginning on Monday at Queen's Park Oval. Following the batting failures which contributed to a 186run defeat inside four days in last week's first Test in Jamaica, the selectors...
  • Patience will be key against NZ in Test series, says Samuels June 6, 2014

    Patience will be the key if West Indies are to beat New Zealand in the upcoming threeTest series, says strokemaker Marlon Samuels. The elegant righthander believes that with Caribbean pitches having become low and slow, batsmen will have to spend time grafting as there will be no easy runs available, reports...
  • 2014 World Twenty20: Top five allrounders to watch out for March 14, 2014

    The fifth edition of cricket's World Twenty20, featuring 16 teams, will start in Bangladesh on Sunday. Following is a factbox on the allrounders to watch out for during the tournament. Shahid Afridi, Pakistan An aura of unpredictability always hangs around Shahid Afridi when he takes the cricket field. His swashbuckling batting and...
  • Sammy, Samuels, and Bopara fined for altercation March 11, 2014

    Bridgetown: West Indies captain Darren Sammy is one of three players fined by the International Cricket Council, following an altercation during Sunday's first Twenty20 International against England. Sammy, along with teammate Marlon Samuels and England's Ravi Bopara, were slapped with level one breach of the ICC Code of Conduct, after being...
  • 1st T20: Samuels leads West Indies to 27-run victory March 10, 2014

    Bridgetown: West Indies returned to winning ways in the shortest variety, defeating England by 27 runs in the first T20 International of a three-match series at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown on Sunday. Marlon Samuels, the star when the Caribbean side defeated Sri Lanka in the final of the last World...
  • Marlon Samuels out of West Indies ODI squad December 24, 2013

    Wellington: An injured wrist has ruled batsman Marlon Samuels out of the West Indies oneday squad to face New Zealand, with Chadwick Walton called in as cover, team officials said Tuesday. West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson said Samuels would return home to see if surgery was required on his right...
  • Boult stars as New Zealand crush West Indies in 2nd Test December 13, 2013

    Wellington: Seamer Trent Boult delivered careerbest figures of 10 for 80 as New Zealand thrashed West Indies by an innings and 73 runs inside three days to complete their first Test victory in more than a year on Friday. The 24yearold Boult had taken 6 for 40, including five wickets in...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs West Indies, 2nd Test December 13, 2013

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day two roundup: Kirk Edwards and Marlon Samuels made halfcenturies to guide the West Indies to 158 for 4 in reply to New Zealand first innings of 441 at stumps on Thursday. On a day when rain restricted play to 62...
  • 2nd Test: Wickets put New Zealand ahead on Day 2 December 12, 2013

    Wellington: Kirk Edwards and Marlon Samuels made halfcenturies to guide the West Indies to 158 for 4 in reply to New Zealand first innings of 441 at stumps on Thursday on the second day of the second Test. On a day when rain restricted play to 62 overs, Edwards and Samuels...
  • Unease over pending results on Shillingford and Samuels bowling test December 10, 2013

    Wellington: West Indies coach Ottis Gibson says he does not believe the International Cricket Council (ICC) should reveal the results of bowling test conducted on Shane Shillingford and Marlon Samuels while the second Test against New Zealand is underway. The deadline for the report into their action passes midway through the...
  • 1st Test Day 1, NZ vs WI: as it happened December 3, 2013

    For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page West Indies have won the toss and opted to field against New Zealand in the first Test at Dunedin. New Zealand's Test series against West Indies could define captain Brendon McCullum's future with the aggressive batsman battling a chronic back...
  • 3rd ODI: Dhawan, Yuvraj give India series win over West Indies November 27, 2013

    New Delhi: India's inform batsmen Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma didn't deliver on Wednesday, but opener Shikhar Dhawan's 119 and Yuvraj Singh's returntoform 55 ensured India didn't need to break much sweat in chasing West Indies' competitive 263 for 5 in the third and deciding ODI of the three match...
  • Andy Roberts defends WI spinners called for suspect action November 25, 2013

    St. John's: Former West Indies fast bowler Andy Roberts has accused some umpires and the world governing body for cricket, International Cricket Council (ICC), of targetting Caribbean bowlers Shane Shillingford and Marlon Samuels. Both players were reported for suspect action by umpires during the second Test between the West Indies and...
  • Shillingford, Samuels reported for suspect bowling actions November 16, 2013

    After their hapless display in the twomatch Test series against India, West Indies dealt a further jolt when their offspinners Shane Shillingford and Marlon Samuels were reported with suspected illegal bowling actions at the second Test against India, which ended in Mumbai on Saturday. Samuels and Shillingford actions were reported by...
  • As it happened: India vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 2 November 7, 2013

    Day 1 roundup: West Indies were at one stage looking good, reaching 106 for 2 at lunch, but Shami's afternoon burst deflated the visitors who were then bowled out for 234 shortly after tea. The inexperienced newball attack of West Indies didn't trouble the Indian openers Shikhar Dhwan (21*) and Murali...
  • Marlon Samuels lauds Indian bowlers November 6, 2013

    Kolkata: West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels on Wednesday credited Indian bowlers for their disciplined performance which restricted the visitors to a paltry score of 234 in the first Test at Eden Gardens. "Obviously it is disappointing when you choose to bat first and do not get the runs that you want....
  • Marlon Samuels terms India as his 'hunting ground' October 25, 2013

    Miami (Florida): West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels has called India his "hunting ground" ahead of next month's Test and ODI series against Mahendra Singh Dhoni's team. "It's very important for the team to try and pull off a win in India. It's never easy to win in India, but over the...
  • Marlon Samuels says he has conquered Pakistan bowling July 22, 2013

    Beausejour (St. Lucia): West Indies middle order batsman Marlon Samuels says he has devised a strategy to conquer the Pakistan bowlers as the fivematch ODI series between the two sides heads for a potentially exciting climax on Wednesday. Samuels scored an unbeaten century as the West Indies lost to Pakistan...
  • Pakistan beat West Indies by six wickets in fourth ODI July 22, 2013

    Gros Islet, St. Lucia: Captain MisbahulHaq hit his third halfcentury of the series to overshadow Marlon Samuels' 106 not out as Pakistan defeated West Indies by six wickets on the Duckworth/Lewis method in the fourth oneday international on Sunday. Misbah scored an unbeaten 53 off 43 balls after Pakistan's target was...
  • As it happened: 4th ODI: Pakistan beat West Indies in raincurtailed match July 21, 2013

    CLICK HERE for live updates and commentary from the fourth ODI between West Indies and Pakistan at Beausejour Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia. Toss: Pakistan won the toss and elected to field Preview: With the series equal at 11, hosts West Indies and Pakistan will have to get over the nervewracking tie...