MARLON SAMUELS

  • 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...
  • Samuels gears up for World T20 challenge September 15, 2012

    Colombo: Inform top order batsman Marlon Samuels says he believes he will have a key role to play in the West Indies team for the ICC World T20 starting in Sri Lanka next week. The toporder batsman, who also bowls offspin, is expected to be called upon with both bat and...
  • WI beat NZ to sweep Test series 20 August 5, 2012

    Kingston: Shivnarine Chanderpaul struck an unbeaten 43 and nightwatchman Kemar Roach hit an aggressive 41 on Sunday to guide the West Indies to a fivewicket victory over New Zealand early on the fourth day of the second Test. Resuming on 135 for 4 at Sabina Park, the hosts comfortably reached their...
  • Unpaid players asked to skip BPL July 11, 2012

    The inaugural franchisebased Twenty20 tournament in Bangladesh was held in February and attracted top international cricketers, including former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi and flamboyant West Indies opener Chris Gayle. According to a Federation of International Cricketers' Association(FICA) statement, at least 12 overseas players were yet to receive their full payments amounting...
  • Gayle's presence made century memorable: Samuels July 8, 2012

    Kingston: Strokemaker Marlon Samuels said on Saturday that his first international century in the Caribbean had been made even more special by the presence of fellow Jamaican Chris Gayle. The righthanded Samuels stroked an exquisite, unbeaten 101 and shared 129 for the third wicket with Gayle who got 125, as the...
  • Patience has been the key: Samuels June 10, 2012

    Birmingham: Inform batsman Marlon Samuels says he owes his recent success against World No.1 England to a new patient attitude, especially in the challenging bowlerfriendly English conditions. The righthander stroked a top score of 76 on the third day of the final Test at Edgbaston as the West Indies, sent...
  • Careerbest rankings for Bresnan, Samuels May 29, 2012

    Dubai: Tim Bresnan, the England allrounder, and West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels have climbed to careerbest ICC rankings after the end of the second Test at Trent Bridge. Bresnan took a match haul of 8 for 41 and scored a vital 39 in Englands ninewicket win over West Indies, beating...