Marlon Samuels

  • West Indies crush Zimbabwe by an innings and 65 runs to win the series March 23, 2013

    Dominica: West Indies cruised to an innings and 65run victory over Zimbabwe to clinch the second and final Test inside three days at Windsor Park on Friday. After declaring at their overnight position of 381 for eight, and with a first innings lead of 206, the hosts bowled out Zimbabwe...
  • 1st Test: West Indies lead Zimbabwe by 55 at stumps on day two March 14, 2013

    Bridgetown: Captain Darren Sammy hit a boundary-studded 73 off 69 balls and shared a partnership of 106 with Denesh Ramdin as the West Indies dug themselves out of a tough situation to take control of the first Test against Zimbabwe on the second day on Wednesday. The seventh wicket pair...
  • 1st Test: Zimbabwe face sterner test against Windies in the longer format March 11, 2013

    Barbados: After a 3-0 drubbing in the ODIs and 2-0 loss in T20Is at the hands of a depleted West Indies team, Zimbabwe are all set to embark upon a much sterner test of facing the hosts in the two-match Test series with the first Test starting from Tuesday at...
  • Marlon Samuels strikes form before first Test March 9, 2013

    Barbados: West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels celebrated his return to full fitness with a typically elegant half-century on the second day of the three-day tour match against Zimbabwe here. The right-hander struck 55 as the High Performance Centre tallied 213 for 7 in reply to Zimbabwe's 255 for 8 declared, at...
  • Sunil Narine out of West Indies Test squad, Marlon Samuels returns March 9, 2013

    Bridgetown: Sunil Narine has been dropped from West Indies' squad for the first Test against Zimbabwe starting March 12, while Marlon Samuels has returned after a two-month injury lay-off. Narine has been replaced with offspinner Shane Shillingford in a 13-man squad for the Bridgetown Test. Samuels' return will boost the...
  • Marlon Samuels escapes punishment January 22, 2013

    Melbourne: West Indies middle order batsman Marlon Samuels has escaped punishment for his role in an ugly clash with Shane Warne, captain of the Melbourne Stars during a match of the Australian Big Bash League. Samuels, who plays for Melbourne Renegades, was found guilty by Cricket Australia of unbecoming conduct. However,...
  • Sarwan recalled for Australia ODIs; injured Samuels, Chanderpaul omitted January 24, 2013

    West Indies have recalled batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan for the upcoming one day series in Australia, but allrounder Marlon Samuels has not been named in the 15man squad. Sarwan has not played for the West Indies in any form of cricket since the second Test against India in July 2011 but...
  • Warner wants Samuels to 'control himself' January 10, 2013

    Melbourne: Australia opener David Warner says controversial West Indian allrounder Marlon Samuels needs to "control himself" better on the field following his recent clash with Shane Warne in the Big Bash League (BBL). Samuels faces two charges which have been delayed due to his nasty eye injury sustained while playing for...
  • Injured Samuels may miss tour of Australia January 9, 2013

    Melbourne: Allrounder Marlon Samuels is almost certain to miss the West Indies' oneday series tour of Australia next month, after suffering an eye injury during a game in the Australian Big Bash Twenty20 tournament. Samuels has already been replaced by England opener Alex Hales in the Melbourne Renegades squad for the...
  • Samuels ruled out of Big Bash with injury January 8, 2013

    Sydney: West Indies allrounder Marlon Samuels, awaiting punishment for his involvement in a bat and ball throwing incident with spinner Shane Warne, will miss the remainder of Australia's domestic Twenty20 competition through injury. The Melbourne Renegades player has a suspected fracture of the eye socket suffered on Sunday when he topedged...
  • I went too far, admits Warne after bustup January 7, 2013

    Melbourne: Australian spin legend Shane Warne on Monday accepted the onematch ban and USD 4,700 fine imposed on him for an ugly confrontation with West Indian Marlon Samuels during a Big Bash Twenty20 clash, conceding that he went too far. Warne and Samuels had to be separated by the umpires...
  • Shane Warne banned, fined after ugly T20 bustup January 7, 2013

    Melbourne: Australian star Shane Warne was banned for one match and fined Aus$4,500 (US$4,700) on Monday after an ugly, foulmouthed clash with West Indian Marlon Samuels during a Twenty20 match in Melbourne. The spin legend, captaining the Melbourne Stars against city rivals the Renegades in the domestic Big Bash tournament on...
  • Warne and Samuels come to blows in Bag Bash match January 6, 2013

    Melbourne: Shane Warne and West Indian international Marlon Samuels were involved in an combustible, foulmouthed confrontation on Sunday when a Twenty20 match between Melbourne Stars and Melbourne Renegades boiled over in front of a packed MCG. Warne, captaining the Stars in the domestic Big Bash tournament, was livid that Samuels...
  • Samuels not bothered by Lehmann incident January 2, 2013

    Melbourne: West Indies allrounder Marlon Samuels remains unperturbed by the criticism of his bowling action, Melbourne Renegades coach Simon Helmot has said. Samuels's action was last week questioned by Brisbane Heat coach Darren Lehmann, who attracted a suspended Australian $3,000 fine from Cricket Australia for his comments. Helmot said the Jamaican had...
  • Yearender 2012: The best T20I innings of 2012 December 30, 2012

    From recordbreaking centuries that were later broken to belligerent returns and blitzkriegs in adversity, we sift through the list and come up with the most memorable knocks of the year in Twenty20 internationals. Richard Levi 117*, 2nd T20I, Hamilton In just his second international innings, South Africa's Levi smashed the...
  • Yearender 2012: Cricketnext's T20I team of the year December 30, 2012

    We sift through the numbers, wickets and runs to pick the XI most valuable Twenty20 international cricketers of the year. 1. Chris Gayle M 11, I 10, Runs 368, Avg 40.00, SR 144.88 HS 85*, 50 5 Gayle's return to West Indies' Twenty20 setup began with a series of dominating...
  • Lehmann charged over Samuels bowling comments December 24, 2012

    Brisbane: Former Australia batsman Darren Lehmann has been charged under Cricket Australia's code of behavior for questioning the legitimacy of the bowling action of West Indies allrounder Marlon Samuels. Lehmann, who coaches Brisbane Heat in the Twenty20 Big Bash League, called for an examination of Samuels' action after a match...
  • Samuels moves to sixth spot in ICC rankings December 11, 2012

    Dubai: West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels continued to make rapid movement in the ICC T20 International player rankings, reaching sixth spot in the latest list released Tuesday. In the rankings, which were released after the oneoff match between Bangladesh and the West Indies in Dhaka, Samuels moved up 13 places to...
  • WI ride on Samuels' 85 to beat Bangladesh in only T20 December 10, 2012

    Dhaka: Marlon Samuels smashed 85 off 43 balls Monday to help West Indies defeat Bangladesh by 18 runs in the lone Twenty20 match at Mirpur's ShereBangla National Stadium. Bangladesh lost only one wicket to reach 179, but batted too slowly to get the victory. West Indies piled up 197 for 4...
  • 2nd Test: WI beat Bangladesh by 10 wickets November 25, 2012

    Khulna: Tino Best took a career best 6 for 40 in an innings to set up a 10wicket victory for West Indies in the second Test against Bangladesh in Khulna on Sunday. Best helped West Indies skittle Bangladesh for 287 runs in their second innings on the fifth day, setting up...
  • Samuels disappointed after missing out on triple ton November 24, 2012

    Khulna: Despite stroking his first ever Test double century, West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels is still a disappointed man. The righthander struck 260 as West Indies piled up 564 for 4 on the third day of the second Test against Bangladesh at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium, CMC reported Friday. However, Samuels...
  • 2nd Test: Bangladesh 226 for 6 at stumps November 25, 2012

    Khulna: Shakib Al Hasan made 97 runs and Nasir Hossain smashed an unbeaten halfcentury to help Bangladesh reach 226 for 6 at stumps Saturday after a slow start on the fourth day of the second and final Test match. Bangladesh was 85 for 5 at tea but Shakib and Nasir fought...
  • 2nd Test: West Indies 564/4 at stumps on Day 3 November 23, 2012

    Khulna: Marlon Samuels rode his luck to score a maiden double century as West Indies seized control of the second Test against Bangladesh in Khulna on Friday. Shivnarine Chanderpaul was unbeaten on 109 as the visitors reached 564 for 4 at the close of the third day, a lead...
  • Marlon Samuels predicts West Indies cricket revival November 14, 2012

    Kingtson (Jamaica): Allrounder Marlon Samuels is predicting a cricket revival in the Caribbean as a result of the West Indies' recent title triumph at the ICC World Twenty20 tournament in Sri Lanka. Samuels, who played a leading role in the Windies victory over Sri Lanka in the finals, says he...