MARLON SAMUELS

  • 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 24, 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...
  • Samuels to play for Renegades in Big Bash October 22, 2012

    Melbourne: Hardhitting West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels has signed up a deal to play in the second season of Australia's Big Bash League, their domestic Twenty20 tournament, for Melbourne Renegades. Samuels will join Sri Lankan spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan as the second international player for the Renegades. Fresh from his ManoftheMatch...
  • I have a never-say-die attitude: Samuels October 9, 2012

    Colombo: Marlon Samuels will leave Sri Lanka on Monday having finally emerged from the shadows of a controversial career to revive West Indian cricket with a splendid all-round display. Samuels starred with bat and ball as the West Indies ended a 33-year wait for a world title, when Darren Sammy's...
  • Samuels calls neckerchief a lucky charm October 8, 2012

    Colombo: Marlon Samuels turned up with more than just his best form in Sunday's World Twenty20 final against Sri Lanka on Sunday. The 31-year-old Jamaican, architect of West Indies' 36-run victory over the hosts, was seen wearing a yellow neckerchief, which he later described as his lucky charm. "[It's for] good luck,"...
  • WI move up to 2nd on T20 charts, India slip to 3rd October 8, 2012

    Dubai: The Indian cricket team's World Twenty20 campaign pushed it to third place in the ICC T20 rankings while this year's champion West Indies jumped five places to grab the second spot. India, ousted at the Super Eight stage, are a point behind the Caribbeans at 120 in the rankings which...
  • Cricketnext's ICC World T20 XI October 8, 2012

    Here is Cricketnext's XI following the completion of the World T20. It wasn't a very difficult task as most players have chosen themselves with a string of topclass performances. Take a look and see what you make of it. 1.Shane Watson (Aus) Matches6 Runs249 HS72 Avg49.80 Wickets11 BB3/26...
  • Samuels innings made all the difference: Chopra October 8, 2012

    CNNIBN's cricket experts review West Indies' World T20 win on Sunday night. ...
  • Sammy dedicates World T20 win to fans back home October 7, 2012

    Colombo: West Indies skipper Darren Sammy on Sunday dedicated their World Twenty20 triumph to fans back home and said it is a step in the "right direction" and will usher in a new beginning for cricket in the Caribbean islands. An inspired West Indies clinched the crown with a comfortable 36run...
  • World T20: Unified West Indies fulfill a dream October 7, 2012

    It's unlikely that South Korean rapper PSY would have envisioned that his smash hit Gangnam Style would have such global appeal that in cricket grounds across Sri Lanka a merry band of West Indians would be gyrating to his viral video's wacky dance steps while winning the hearts of a...
  • World T20: West Indies beat Sri Lanka to lift trophy October 7, 2012

    Colombo: It wasnt perhaps the jamboree final that people expected considering the batting firepower on view, but at the end of 38.4 engaging overs it was West Indies who stood holding aloft the 2012 ICC World Twenty20 their first major tournament since 2004 and only second since 1979. Sri...