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  • Don't write off West Indies just yet, warns Denesh Ramdin 11 hours 54 minutes ago

    Captain Denesh Ramdin has warned detractors not to write the West Indies off just yet following their innings defeat in the first Test against South Africa. The tourists were humiliated by an innings and 220 runs on the fourth morning of the opening Test at Centurion on Saturday, to send them...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs West Indies, 1st Test, Day 3 3 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 2 Round-up: Hashim Amla hit his third Test double century and Stiaan van Zyl made a hundred on his debut before South Africa declared their first innings at 552 for five at SuperSport Park. Amla declared half an hour before...
  • West Indies set for challenging South Africa tour December 9, 2014

    After more than a week of preparation, the West Indies start what is likely to be a challenging tour of South Africa with a three-day match against a South African Invitation XI in Benoni on Wednesday. It has been seven years since the West Indies last toured South Africa - and...
  • Ramdin anticipates challenging tour against South Africa December 4, 2014

    Johannesburg: West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin made it clear he was under no illusions about the huge task facing his side in the three-Test series against World No.1 South Africa. "It's going to be a tough tour for us," added the wicketkeeper, who took over the helmin June, reports CMC. "Our...
  • West Indies leave for South Africa after controversial India tour December 1, 2014

    Antigua: For the first time since the controversial tour of India, a West Indies cricket squad left the Caribbean for an international assignment, when the Test team headed to South Africa for a three-match series. Group of players departed from St. Lucia, Barbados and Jamaica on Sunday evening and will assemble...
  • West Indies confirm 14 players picked for SA tour sign contracts November 19, 2014

    St. John's: A month after a pay dispute controversially derailed its tour to India, the West Indies Cricket Board has confirmed that 14 top-flight players have signed contracts committing them to a three-Test series in South Africa. The Board of Control for Cricket in India, the most powerful stakeholder in the...
  • Axing as West Indies captain breached my rights: Denesh Ramdin November 8, 2014

    Port of Spain: West Indies wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin has again accused the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board of axing him as captain because of his role in the abandoned tour of India, and says this is a breach of his rights. Though the TTCB rejected the player's initial allegations in a...
  • Tough to beat India in their backyard: Denesh Ramdin October 2, 2014

    Mumbai: West Indies Test skipper Denesh Ramdin on Thursday said that beating India at home would be an uphill task but felt the hosts would be under pressure after their poor outing in England. "The last time we were here, we were inexperienced. We are more aware of the conditions now....
  • 2nd Test: Chanderpaul fifty puts West Indies in control September 16, 2014

    Shivnarine Chanderpaul's phenomenal run of form against Bangladesh continued with the veteran West Indies batsman unbeaten on 63 in guiding his team to 4208, an overall lead of 427, at stumps on the third day of the second and final Test at the Beausejour Stadium on Monday. After captain Denesh Ramdin...
  • WI vs Ban, 2nd Test, Day 1: as it happened September 13, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Bangladesh elected to bowl. PLAYING XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Shamsur Rahman, Anamul Haque, Mominul Haque, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim (c/wk), Nasir Hossain, Taijul Islam, AlAmin Hossain, Shafiul Islam, Robiul Islam West Indies: Leon Johnson, Kraigg Brathwaite, Kirk Edwards, Darren Bravo, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Jermaine...
  • West Indies hunt series win in historic 500th Test September 13, 2014

    Gros Islet: The West Indies will hope to mark their 500th Test with a victory when they face Bangladesh in the second and final Test at the Beausejour Cricket Ground here Saturday. They swept aside the visitors by 10 wickets in the first encounter at Arnos Vale last week and with...
  • Gayle unavailable for second Test against Bangladesh September 12, 2014

    Gros Islet (St. Lucia): The West Indies will have to do without talismanic opener Chris Gayle for the second and final Test against Bangladesh starting Saturday at the Beausejour Cricket Ground. The lefthander was not named in the 13man squad announced late Thursday, with Guyana lefthander Leon Johnson called up as...
  • West Indies skipper Denesh Ramdin wants better catching from team September 10, 2014

    Kingstown: West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin has appealed to his team to improve on their fielding ahead of the second cricket Test against Bangladesh, starting in St. Lucia on Saturday. Bangladesh's resistance was assisted by sloppy West Indies fielding, with five catches going down, despite the Caribbean side's 10wicket win in...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Bangladesh, 1st Test, Day 1 September 5, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: Bangladesh won the toss and opted to field. PLAYING XIs: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, Shamsur Rahman, Imrul Kayes, Mominul Haque, Mushfiqur Rahim(w/c), Mahmudullah, Nasir Hossain, Shuvagata Hom, Taijul Islam, AlAmin Hossain, Rubel Hossain West Indies: Chris Gayle, Kraigg Brathwaite, Kirk Edwards, Shivnarine...
  • Dwayne Bravo set to coown Canadian Premier League T20 August 26, 2014

    Basseterre: Four of the biggest names from the West Indies cricket team have signed a deal making them coowners in the new Canadian Premier League T20 set for next year. They are oneday captain Dwayne Bravo, Test captain Denesh Ramdin, opening batsman Kieran Powell and former captain and veteran batsman Shivnarine...
  • West Indies sweep Bangladesh 30 after 91run win August 26, 2014

    Basseterre: Denesh Ramdin hit a memorable 169 off 121 balls and Darren Bravo struck 124 as the West Indies powered to a 30 series sweep of Bangladesh with a 91run win in the third and final oneday international on Monday. Wicketkeeper Ramdin slammed eight fours and 11 sixes at Warner Park...
  • 1st ODI: Pollard, Ramdin star as West Indies beat Bangladesh by 3 wickets August 21, 2014

    Allrounder Kieron Pollard hit 89 and Denesh Ramdin chipped in with 74 as the West Indies overcame a disastrous start to beat Bangladesh by three wickets in their opening oneday international at the National Stadium on Wednesday. With five fours and six sixes off 70 balls, Pollard added a critical 145...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs New Zealand, 3rd Test, Day 1 June 26, 2014

    For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Toss and team news: New Zealand won the toss and opt to bat first. Just one change for New Zealand, Neil Wagner in for Ish Sodhi. While West Indies include Shillingford and Jason Holder. Teams: West Indies: Gayle, Brathwaite, Edwards, Bravo, Chanderpaul,...
  • WI vs NZ, 2nd Test Day 1: as it happened June 16, 2014

    Catch live action from the first day at Port of Spain Test as West Indies try to draw level in the series. (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) The West Indies are likely to go with a threepronged pace attack in the second Test as they...
  • 2nd Test: West Indies look to pace to even series against New Zealand June 16, 2014

    PortofSpain: The West Indies are likely to go with a threepronged pace attack in the second Test against New Zealand as they seek to rebound from last week's heavy defeat and level the series. The West Indies were hammered by 186 runs inside four days in the first Test at Sabina...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs New Zealand, 1st Test, Day 4 at Kingston June 11, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) PreMatch: Experienced seamer Tim Southee and debutant offspinner Mark Craig shared the bowling honours as New Zealand dismissed the West Indies for 262 to take a potentially matchwinning 246run first innings lead late on the third day of the first...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs New Zealand, Day 3 June 10, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) PreMatch: Allrounder Jimmy Neesham became the first New Zealander, and just the eighth player overall, to score centuries in each of his first two Tests as the tourists ended the second day of the first Test against West Indies with...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs New Zealand, 1st Test, Day 1 June 8, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: New Zealand opt to bat against West Indies at Kingston. Playing XIs: New Zealand: Peter Fulton, Tom Latham, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Brendon McCullum (capt), James Neesham, BJ Watling (wk), Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Mark Craig, Trent Boult West Indies: Chris Gayle,...
  • Do it well twice, Darren Bravo urges batsmen June 7, 2014

    Kingston: Darren Bravo has called on the West Indies batting unit to deliver in both innings if they are to trounce New Zealand in the upcoming threeTest series. The Caribbean side have struggled with inconsistent batting in recent years, leading to nightmare results on tours of India and New Zealand last...
  • Skipper Denesh Ramdin wants bigger effort from batsmen June 1, 2014

    Newly appointed West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin has expressed concern over his side's batting, and wants to see a bigger effort before the first Test against New Zealand which starts in eight days. The West Indies batsmen generally struggled in a threeday match against a Barbados Select XI which ended Wednesday,...
  • Simmons supports Ramdin as West Indies skipper May 17, 2014

    Port of Spain: West Indies opener Lendl Simmons believes newly appointed Test captain Denesh Ramdin will readily adapt to the challenges of his new role. Ramdin was last Friday elevated to the post after the West Indies Cricket Board sacked allrounder Darren Sammy, as reported. "I have been playing with Denesh since...
  • Change of captain no guarantee for West Indies' success: Mike Findlay May 12, 2014

    Port of Spain: Former West Indies chairman of selectors Mike Findlay says there is no guarantee the change of captain will result in a turnaround in the team's Test fortunes. Longstanding captain Darren Sammy was axed last Friday in favour of wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin, with the West Indies Cricket Board noting...
  • I was no longer needed for Tests, says Darren Sammy May 11, 2014

    New Delhi: West Indies' Twenty20 captain Darren Sammy says his decision to quit Test cricket came after the selectors conveyed to him that they didn't have any plans for him as player or captain in the team. Sammy retired from Tests on Friday evening and the announcement came just hours after...