Marlon Samuels

  • West Indies call up uncapped pair for second Test against New Zealand June 14, 2014

    Port of Spain: West Indies have made two changes to their batting line-up ahead of the second Test against New Zealand, beginning on Monday at Queen's Park Oval. Following the batting failures which contributed to a 186-run defeat inside four days in last week's first Test in Jamaica, the selectors...
  • Patience will be key against NZ in Test series, says Samuels June 6, 2014

    Patience will be the key if West Indies are to beat New Zealand in the upcoming three-Test series, says stroke-maker Marlon Samuels. The elegant right-hander believes that with Caribbean pitches having become low and slow, batsmen will have to spend time grafting as there will be no easy runs available, reports...
  • 2014 World Twenty20: Top five allrounders to watch out for March 14, 2014

    The fifth edition of cricket's World Twenty20, featuring 16 teams, will start in Bangladesh on Sunday. Following is a factbox on the allrounders to watch out for during the tournament. Shahid Afridi, Pakistan An aura of unpredictability always hangs around Shahid Afridi when he takes the cricket field. His swashbuckling batting and...
  • Sammy, Samuels, and Bopara fined for altercation March 11, 2014

    Bridgetown: West Indies captain Darren Sammy is one of three players fined by the International Cricket Council, following an altercation during Sunday's first Twenty20 International against England. Sammy, along with teammate Marlon Samuels and England's Ravi Bopara, were slapped with level one breach of the ICC Code of Conduct, after being...
  • 1st T20: Samuels leads West Indies to 27-run victory March 10, 2014

    Bridgetown: West Indies returned to winning ways in the shortest variety, defeating England by 27 runs in the first T20 International of a three-match series at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown on Sunday. Marlon Samuels, the star when the Caribbean side defeated Sri Lanka in the final of the last World...
  • Marlon Samuels out of West Indies ODI squad December 24, 2013

    Wellington: An injured wrist has ruled batsman Marlon Samuels out of the West Indies one-day squad to face New Zealand, with Chadwick Walton called in as cover, team officials said Tuesday. West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson said Samuels would return home to see if surgery was required on his right...
  • Boult stars as New Zealand crush West Indies in 2nd Test December 13, 2013

    Wellington: Seamer Trent Boult delivered career-best figures of 10 for 80 as New Zealand thrashed West Indies by an innings and 73 runs inside three days to complete their first Test victory in more than a year on Friday. The 24-year-old Boult had taken 6 for 40, including five wickets in...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs West Indies, 2nd Test December 13, 2013

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day two roundup: Kirk Edwards and Marlon Samuels made half-centuries to guide the West Indies to 158 for 4 in reply to New Zealand first innings of 441 at stumps on Thursday. On a day when rain restricted play to 62...
  • 2nd Test: Wickets put New Zealand ahead on Day 2 December 12, 2013

    Wellington: Kirk Edwards and Marlon Samuels made half-centuries to guide the West Indies to 158 for 4 in reply to New Zealand first innings of 441 at stumps on Thursday on the second day of the second Test. On a day when rain restricted play to 62 overs, Edwards and Samuels...
  • Unease over pending results on Shillingford and Samuels bowling test December 10, 2013

    Wellington: West Indies coach Ottis Gibson says he does not believe the International Cricket Council (ICC) should reveal the results of bowling test conducted on Shane Shillingford and Marlon Samuels while the second Test against New Zealand is underway. The deadline for the report into their action passes midway through the...
  • 1st Test Day 1, NZ vs WI: as it happened December 3, 2013

    For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page West Indies have won the toss and opted to field against New Zealand in the first Test at Dunedin. New Zealand's Test series against West Indies could define captain Brendon McCullum's future with the aggressive batsman battling a chronic back...
  • 3rd ODI: Dhawan, Yuvraj give India series win over West Indies November 27, 2013

    New Delhi: India's in-form batsmen Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma didn't deliver on Wednesday, but opener Shikhar Dhawan's 119 and Yuvraj Singh's return-to-form 55 ensured India didn't need to break much sweat in chasing West Indies' competitive 263 for 5 in the third and deciding ODI of the three- match...
  • Andy Roberts defends WI spinners called for suspect action November 26, 2013

    St. John's: Former West Indies fast bowler Andy Roberts has accused some umpires and the world governing body for cricket, International Cricket Council (ICC), of targetting Caribbean bowlers Shane Shillingford and Marlon Samuels. Both players were reported for suspect action by umpires during the second Test between the West Indies and...
  • Shillingford, Samuels reported for suspect bowling actions November 17, 2013

    After their hapless display in the two-match Test series against India, West Indies dealt a further jolt when their offspinners Shane Shillingford and Marlon Samuels were reported with suspected illegal bowling actions at the second Test against India, which ended in Mumbai on Saturday. Samuels and Shillingford actions were reported by...
  • As it happened: India vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 2 November 8, 2013

    Day 1 round-up: West Indies were at one stage looking good, reaching 106 for 2 at lunch, but Shami's afternoon burst deflated the visitors who were then bowled out for 234 shortly after tea. The inexperienced new-ball attack of West Indies didn't trouble the Indian openers Shikhar Dhwan (21*) and Murali...
  • Marlon Samuels lauds Indian bowlers November 6, 2013

    Kolkata: West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels on Wednesday credited Indian bowlers for their disciplined performance which restricted the visitors to a paltry score of 234 in the first Test at Eden Gardens. "Obviously it is disappointing when you choose to bat first and do not get the runs that you want....
  • Marlon Samuels terms India as his 'hunting ground' October 25, 2013

    Miami (Florida): West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels has called India his "hunting ground" ahead of next month's Test and ODI series against Mahendra Singh Dhoni's team. "It's very important for the team to try and pull off a win in India. It's never easy to win in India, but over the...
  • Marlon Samuels says he has conquered Pakistan bowling July 22, 2013

    Beausejour (St. Lucia): West Indies middle order batsman Marlon Samuels says he has devised a strategy to conquer the Pakistan bowlers as the five-match ODI series between the two sides heads for a potentially exciting climax on Wednesday. Samuels scored an unbeaten century as the West Indies lost to Pakistan...
  • Pakistan beat West Indies by six wickets in fourth ODI July 22, 2013

    Gros Islet, St. Lucia: Captain Misbah-ul-Haq hit his third half-century of the series to overshadow Marlon Samuels' 106 not out as Pakistan defeated West Indies by six wickets on the Duckworth/Lewis method in the fourth one-day international on Sunday. Misbah scored an unbeaten 53 off 43 balls after Pakistan's target was...
  • As it happened: 4th ODI: Pakistan beat West Indies in rain-curtailed match July 22, 2013

    CLICK HERE for live updates and commentary from the fourth ODI between West Indies and Pakistan at Beausejour Stadium, Gros Islet, St Lucia. Toss: Pakistan won the toss and elected to field Preview: With the series equal at 1-1, hosts West Indies and Pakistan will have to get over the nerve-wracking tie...
  • WI vs Pak, 3rd ODI: Holder earns Windies sensational tie July 20, 2013

    Gros Islet: West Indies No. 11 batsman Jason Holder pulled off a sensational tie in the third one-day international against Pakistan by clubbing 14 runs in the last over on Friday. The home team was looking down the barrel at 215 for 9 but Holder hammered seamer Wahab Riaz for...
  • West Indies cricket heading back on top, says Samuels July 3, 2013

    Kingston: Batsman Marlon Samuels wants to relive the glory days of West Indies cricket, whey they would beat the other teams black and blue, and confidently says the current team's performance is only going to head north. "Right now we demand a lot of respect in the world as our cricket...
  • South Africa reach semis after a D/L tie against West Indies June 15, 2013

    Cardiff: South Africa advanced into the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy on superior net run-rate after their rain-marred match against the West Indies in Cardiff on Friday ended in a tie. The West Indies, who had to win this match to go through to the last four, were exactly level...
  • Love to play anchor role for West Indies: Marlon Samuels June 9, 2013

    London: Marlon Samuels is keen to continue playing an anchor role for the West Indies in the Champions Trophy with responsible batting at number four position. The Jamaican, who scored 30 runs in a low-scoring match against Pakistan at The Oval on Friday, hopes to make his No. 4 point count...
  • West Indies begin preparation for ICC Champions Trophy May 20, 2013

    Bridgetown: The West Indies will kick off preparations for next month's Champions Trophy in England when they embark on a five-day camp at the High Performance Centre (HPC) at the 3Ws Oval starting here on Monday. The sessions will be overseen by West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson with assistant coach...
  • Clinical Kings XI Punjab thrash Pune Warriors by eight wickets April 8, 2013

    Pune: Kings XI Punjab put up a remarkable allround performance to crush Pune Warriors India by eight wickets in their first match of the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League. This is Pune's second consecutive defeat after they lost their opening match by 22 runs against Sunrisers Hyderabad on...
  • Will the World Twenty20 champions West Indies shine in IPL 6? April 1, 2013

    Of the 11 West Indians that beat Sri Lanka on the night of October 7, 2012 in Colombo to clinch the ICC World Twenty20, nine have IPL contracts for the upcoming sixth season of the lucrative league. Considering that Twenty20 is the one format where West Indies have achieved success...