MARLON SAMUELS

  • 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...
  • Gibson urges West Indies critics to keep patience May 29, 2012

    Nottingham: West Indies coach Ottis Gibson urged Caribbean cricket fans to keep faith with his youthful side after their latest defeat, admitting criticism from "your own people" was tough to take. The West Indies lost the second Test against England, and with it the threematch series, after going down by...
  • England beat West Indies to take 20 series lead May 28, 2012

    Nottingham: England clinched the Test series against West Indies by winning the second match at Trent Bridge by nine wickets on Monday. England cantered to victory, closing on 111 for 1 on the fourth day after captain Andrew Strauss made 45 and Alastair Cook finished unbeaten on 43. Marlon Samuels claimed...
  • Samuels and Sammy can bail us out again: Rampaul May 28, 2012

    Nottingham: Fast bowler Ravi Rampaul said that the West Indies have placed their confidence again onthe pair of captain Darren Sammy and Marlon Samuels to bail the Caribbean side out of their latest crisis. Trailing England by 58 runs on the first innings, the West Indies plummeted to 61 for six...
  • 2nd Test: England reach 2592 vs WI; trail by 111 May 26, 2012

    Nottingham: England cut West Indies' lead to 111 on day two of the second test at Trent Bridge, reaching 2592 at stumps on Saturday in reply to West Indies 370 all out. England captain Andrew Strauss overcame a nervous start to produce and increasingly fluent 102 not out from 205...
  • West Indies coach pleased with seniors' effort May 21, 2012

    London: West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson said that he is pleased with the manner in which the senior players have stepped up in order to compensate for the inexperienced members of the unit. He was speaking after Shivnarine Chanderpaul (91) and Marlon Samuels (86), the side's two most experienced...
  • Lord's Test: England lose two in chase of 191 May 20, 2012

    London: The first Test at Lord's is set for a thrilling finale, after West Indies left England rocking at 10 for 2 at stumps on Sunday, chasing a victory target of 191. Kemar Roach took 2 for 7 to remove England captain Andrew Strauss and nightwatchman Jimmy Anderson, capitalizing on an...
  • Broad gives England early advantage vs WI May 17, 2012

    London: England fast bowler Stuart Broad took a sixwicket haul on Thursday to reduce West Indies to 2439 at stumps on the opening day of the first Test at Lord's despite Shivnarine Chanderpaul's fighting 87 not out. Broad finished with 6 for 72 from 24.4 overs after claiming five wickets...
  • Injuries bother WI after loss to Lions May 14, 2012

    Northampton:The West Indies suffered a crushing 10wicket 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 threepronged pace attack, the West Indies struggled to make any inroads and the Lions easily...
  • West Indies worry over rain ahead of final warmup May 10, 2012

    Northampton: The West Indies will be hoping the rain stays away when they face England Lions in a fourday match starting here on Thursday, a fixture that will be their final warmup 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 lefthanded 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 seasons 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 April 27, 2012

    Roseau: Opener Kraigg Brathwaite and wicketkeeper Carlton Baugh were dropped from the West Indies squad on Friday for the 11match tour of England starting next week. Denesh Ramdin replaced Baugh, and Marlon Samuels was recalled after a threeweek 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 onfield and TV umpires after their match against Chennai Super Kings, here on Saturday. According to a media release issued by Indian Premier League (IPL), onfield umpires Aleem Dar and Bruce Oxenford along...
  • Ganguly credits allround Pune for second win April 9, 2012

    Pune: Sourav Ganguly, captain of Pune Warriors India, has credited his teammates for the franchise's second win in a row, a 22run 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 twomatch T20 series 11 March 30, 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 twomatch series finished 11. Smith's top...
  • Rajshahi first team to reach BPL semis February 26, 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...