Marlon Samuels

  • Injuries bother WI after loss to Lions May 16, 2012

    Northampton:The West Indies suffered a crushing 10-wicket defeat against England Lions on Sunday, just four days ahead of their clash with World No.1 England in the opening Test at Lord's. Without the full services of their three-pronged pace attack, the West Indies struggled to make any inroads and the Lions easily...
  • West Indies worry over rain ahead of final warm-up May 10, 2012

    Northampton: The West Indies will be hoping the rain stays away when they face England Lions in a four-day match starting here on Thursday, a fixture that will be their final warm-up before the Lord's Test next week. For the United Kingdom, it has been the wettest April on record since...
  • Deonarine, Fudadin cleared to travel to England May 9, 2012

    London: West Indies batsmen Narsingh Deonarine and Assad Fudadin are scheduled to arrive in England on Wednesday after finally managing to finally secure their UK travel visas in Jamaica. The left-handed Guyanese pair had been stuck in Jamaica since last week as they awaited their documents in order to link...
  • Sangakkara, White bat Deccan to win over Pune May 1, 2012

    Deccan Chargers won only their second game of this season’s IPL, with a belligerent partnership between Kumar Sangakkara and Cameron White ensuring a daunting target of 187 that proved to be more than enough for Pune Warriors. The visitors would have entertained some hopes while Michael Clarke and Sourav Ganguly...
  • Brathwaite, Baugh dropped for tour to England May 2, 2012

    Roseau: Opener Kraigg Brathwaite and wicketkeeper Carlton Baugh were dropped from the West Indies squad on Friday for the 11-match tour of England starting next week. Denesh Ramdin replaced Baugh, and Marlon Samuels was recalled after a three-week stint in the Indian Premier League, during which he missed the lost...
  • Samuels calls his critics 'evil' April 20, 2012

    New Delhi: West Indies spinner Marlon Samuels on Friday lashed out at the critics of his bowling action in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), saying they were "evil". "They are doing it because they can't play my bowling," the Pune Warriors India allrounder told the Times of India. "If...
  • Pune look to keep Chennai under the pump April 18, 2012

    Pune Warriors India will be looking to reaffirm their dominance over defending champions Chennai Super Kings in their return leg of the Indian Premier League (IPL) season five at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai on Thursday. The previous match between these two teams went down to the wire, with...
  • Ganguly unhappy with decision to report Samuels April 16, 2012

    Bangalore: Pune Warriors captain Sourav Ganguly has questioned the match officials' decision to report Marlon Samuels for suspect bowling action, saying that the West Indian has not bowled any differently than in the earlier three games which he played in IPL 5. "I don't know what different did Marlon bowl in...
  • Samuels reported for suspect bowling action April 15, 2012

    Pune: Pune Warriors India offspinner Marlon Samuels has been reported for a suspect bowling action by the on-field and TV umpires after their match against Chennai Super Kings, here on Saturday. According to a media release issued by Indian Premier League (IPL), on-field umpires Aleem Dar and Bruce Oxenford along...
  • Ganguly credits all-round Pune for second win April 9, 2012

    Pune: Sourav Ganguly, captain of Pune Warriors India, has credited his team-mates for the franchise's second win in a row, a 22-run success over Kings XI Punjab at the brand new Sahara Stadium. Pune's two successive victories have put them at second on the IPL points table, behind Rajasthan Royals,...
  • Roach, Deonarine will play key role for West Indies: Gibson April 7, 2012

    Bridgetown, Barbados: West Indies seamer Kemar Roach will renew his bruising rivalry with Ricky Ponting on Saturday as the home side seek to end two decades of failure against Australia. When Roach and Ponting last came face to face in a Test at the pacy WACA in Perth in 2009,...
  • WI win to level two-match T20 series 1-1 March 31, 2012

    Bridgetown: Dwayne Smith hit a whirlwind 63 off 35 balls on Friday and Fidel Edwards and Marlon Samuels claimed three wickets apiece as the West Indies defeated Australia by 14 runs in the second Twenty20 international at the Kensington Oval. The hosts' victory ensured the two-match series finished 1-1. Smith's top...
  • Rajshahi first team to reach BPL semis February 27, 2012

    Mirpur: Duronto Rajshahi beat Khulna Royal Bengals by 8 wickets to become the first team to reach the semifinals of the Bangladesh Premier League on Sunday. This was Rajshahi's sixth win in 9 matches. At the Shere Bangla National Stadium, the Bengals elected to bat first after winning the toss. They lost...
  • Pune sign Marlon Samuels for two years February 24, 2012

    Pune: Pune Warriors have made their first signing of the season after returning to the Indian Premier League fold, signing West Indies allrounder Marlon Samuels. Pune had boycotted the auction for the fifth season after owners Sahara Group, the Indian cricket team's long-time sponsor, ended its financial ties with the...
  • Rajshahi chase massive total to beat Barisal February 20, 2012

    Chittagong: Barisal Burners put up a massive total on board, but Duronto Rajshahi chased down the 193-run target for the loss of just one wicket and with 17 balls to spare, to achieve their fifth victory of the Bangladesh Premier League on Monday. Barisal would have fancied their chances after...
  • Rajshahi beat Royals for 1st win in BPL February 14, 2012

    Dhaka: Duronto Rajshahi registered their first win in the inaugural Bangladesh Premier League beating Sylhet Royals by 16 runs at the Shere Bangla National Stadium on Tuesday. The Rajshahi elected to bat in their third match and posted 171 for eight in their 20 overs. West Indies bat Marlon Samules top-scored...
  • India vs West Indies, 1st ODI November 29, 2011

    India's Vinay Kumar is congratulated by team-mates after the wicket of West Indies' Adrian Barath. (AP Photo)India's Varun Aaron and Rohit Sharma celebrate the dismissal of West Indies' Marlon Samuels. (AP Photo)West Indies' Kieron Pollard and Darren Bravo run between the wickets during their partnership. (AP Photo)
  • India tick several boxes in series win November 17, 2011

    New Delhi: It was a series India were expected to win, but still there was something refreshing about seeing them wrap up an innings victory inside four days. No, a weight had not been lifted from India's shoulders, and neither was there a spring in their step as they walked...
  • What Samuels told the bookie March 1, 2008

    New Delhi: What was in the conversation — allegedly between West Indies batsman, Marlon Samuels and bookie Mukesh Kochar — that put Samuels under the scanner? CNN-IBN got hold of the transcripts of the infamous chat. Here are the relevant bits: The most striking revelation in the conversation was that Samuels...
  • Match-fixing: Samuels charged | What nailed Samuels March 1, 2008

    New Delhi: The ugly head of match-fixing has emerged again as an internal West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) investigation into fixing charges against all-rounder Marlon Samuels stated that it has found enough evidence to charge him with misconduct. According to well-placed sources in the WICB, the matter has now been also...
  • Betting: How the game is played June 20, 2007

    Mumbai: Betting on a cricket match is no child’s play—it’s a complex three-tier process with big money at stake and experts handling every level of action. The simplest form of betting involves putting money on which team will win or lose and how top cricketers will perform in a match. A...
  • The true story of match-fixing June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: In the last couple of days, the cricket world has had to relive the ghosts of match-fixing after the Nagpur Police accused West Indian cricketer Marlon Samuels of passing on team information to a bookie. But amidst all the speculation where does the truth lie? On a special show...
  • QOTD: Are cricket matches still fixed? June 20, 2007

    With the ghost of match-fixing back to haunt the cricketing fraternity, the game’s hall of shame might have to make room for one more international player, the West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels. Nagpur Police claim that Samuels gave out information to suspected bookie Mukesh Kochar on the batting and bowling...
  • Samuels tipped bookie: Cops June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels gave confidential information about his team to a bookie who has links with the underworld, said the Nagpur Police on Wednesday. Police claimed they have taped phone conversations between Samuels and bookie Mukesh Kochar, an alleged associate of don Dawood Ibrahim's gang. Samuels allegedly spoke...