Sunil Narine

  • Kallis, Narine power KKR to thumping win over Mumbai in IPL-7 opener 16-04-2014 11:55 PM

    It was another match-winning performance from Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) trump card and mystery spinner Sunil Narine, who scalped four wickets giving away just 20 runs to rattle Mumbai Indians's (MI) chase after Jacques Kallis and Manish Pandey set them a target of 164 in the opening game of Indian...
  • IPL 7: Kolkata Knight Riders can repeat 2012 13-04-2014 12:20 PM

    The Kolkata-based franchise, co-owned by Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, is widely seen as one of the most profitable teams in the commerce of the Indian Premier League (IPL) but overall not very successful on the field, though they pulled it off in 2012 after not doing justice to their...
  • Badree replaces Narine as No. 1 T20 bowler 03-04-2014 10:53 AM

    Dhaka: West Indies' leg-spinner Samuel Badree has moved up a place to replace teammate Sunil Narine as the number-one ranked bowler in the latest Reliance ICC Player Ranking for T20I bowlers. The latest update was released on Wednesday, a day after the group stage of the ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh...
  • World T20: Clinical West Indies thrash Pakistan to seal semis spot 01-04-2014 10:29 PM

    Mirpur: Defending champions West Indies pummelled a listless Pakistan by 84 runs to set up the ICC World Twenty20 semi-final clash against Sri Lanka on Tuesday. Dwayne Bravo (46) and skipper Darren Sammy (42 not out) pulverised a decent looking bowling in the final three overs as West Indies put...
  • Confident West Indies face upbeat Pakistan in final group game 31-03-2014 07:10 PM

    Mirpur: It will be a battle between two world-class off-spinners as defending champions West Indies meet Pakistan in a 'Do-or-Die' final group league encounter of the ICC World Twenty20 on Tuesday. Both teams are on four points each and it will be a virtual quarter-final clash to decide on the...
  • World T20: Wary West Indies face cautious Bangladesh 24-03-2014 11:30 PM

    Mirpur: Aware that another defeat would jeopardize their progress in the tournament, defending champions West Indies would aim to bring their campaign back on track as they face an inconsistent Bangladesh in the second group league encounter of the ICC World T20 on Monday. While West Indies' campaign begun on...
  • As it happened: India vs West Indies, World Twenty20 23-03-2014 05:44 PM

    After a thumping win over Pakistan on Friday in their World Twenty20 opener, Team India will now have to brace up for the defending champions West Indies when the two teams square up against each other in Mirpur on Sunday. Add to that the threat of Chris Gayle that India...
  • 'Teesra' is just a mindgame that spinners play, says Sunil Narine 19-03-2014 05:54 PM

    Mirpur: West Indies' bowling mainstay Sunil Narine says that there is no variation called "teesra" like what Saeed Ajmal is believed to deliver and it is only about playing "mindgames" with the opposition batsmen. Asked whether there is a possibility of a "teesra" apart from traditional off-break and the "doosra"...
  • Sunil Narine ready for World T20 challenge 18-03-2014 04:10 PM

    Dhaka: West Indies' off-spinner Sunil Narine knows he is a marked man but he has no plans to back down from any challenge thrown at him in the ongoing World Twenty20. For the last three years, he has tormented batsmen across the globe and he arrives here ranked as the...
  • 2014 World Twenty20: Top five bowlers to watch out for 14-03-2014 01:38 PM

    The fifth edition of cricket's World Twenty20, featuring 16 teams, will start in Bangladesh on Sunday. Following is a factbox on the bowlers to watch out for during the tournament: Lasith Malinga, Sri Lanka Malinga has now played international cricket for almost 10 years but batsmen still struggle to read...
  • West Indies ready for England fightback in 2nd T20 11-03-2014 12:10 PM

    Bridgetown: The West Indies are bracing for a backlash from England when the two teams square off in the second Twenty20 International of the three-match series at Kensington Oval here. The Caribbean side played superbly to pull off a convincing 27-run victory in Sunday's opener, outplaying the visitors in every...
  • Narine cleared for selection ahead of 2nd T20 against England 11-03-2014 11:47 AM

    Bridgetown: Injury fears surrounding West Indies' offspinner Sunil Narine were put to rest when he was declared fit to face England in the second Twenty20 International at the Kensington Oval here. Narine appeared to jar his knee badly in attempting a sliding save at third man in the seventh over...
  • 2nd ODI: Ravi Bopara steers England to 3-wicket win over West Indies 03-03-2014 02:08 AM

    Antigua: Ravi Bopara hit an unbeaten 38 and shared a match-winning stand with captain Stuart Broad to lead England to a tense three-wicket victory over the West Indies in their second one-day international on Sunday. The pair added an unbroken 58 off 80 balls - the highest partnership of the...
  • Gambhir, Narine retained by Kolkata Knight Riders 10-01-2014 06:22 PM

    Kolkata: The Shah Rukh Khan co-owned Kolkata Knight Riders have retained their captain Gautam Gambhir and mystery spinner Sunil Narine for the seventh edition of Indian Premier League. Gambhir has led the team to IPL glory in 2012 and is again set to lead the team for the fourth straight...
  • 3rd Test Day 3, NZ vs WI: as it happened 21-12-2013 02:02 AM

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Day 2 Round-up: New Zealand's Ross Taylor continued his impressive series with an unbeaten half-century on Friday, guiding the hosts to 156 for 3 after day two of the third Test in response to the West Indies' 367. Taylor...
  • Taylor's wicket key for Windies in final NZ Test: Gibson 18-12-2013 10:37 AM

    Wellington: West Indies must capture the wicket of key batsman Ross Taylor early if they are to prevent New Zealand from clinching the Test series when the third and final match begins at Seddon Park in Hamilton on Thursday, according to coach Ottis Gibson. New Zealand hold a 1-0 lead...
  • Sunil Narine back in West Indies Test squad for New Zealand 29-11-2013 09:08 AM

    Sunil Narine has been drafted into West Indies' Test squad for the tour of New Zealand as offspinner Shane Shillingford and part-time spinner Marlon Samuels have been reported for suspect action on the team's recent tour of India. However, Shillingford and Samuels may be available for selection for the first...
  • West Indies team is high on confidence: Ottis Gibson 30-10-2013 05:38 PM

    Kolkata: West Indies might have played their last Test more than six month ago, but coach Ottis Gibson says his team is high on confidence as it gets ready to take on India in two-Test series next month. "We know we have a lot of talented players in our team....
  • Offspinner Shillingford confident of success in India 29-10-2013 08:46 PM

    Kolkata: He may be the unknown commodity to the Indians but West Indies offspinner Shane Shillingford says that he had plans to fox the home side players with his guile in the upcoming two-Test series. Asked about the homework he had done for the Indian batsmen who are good players...
  • CLT20: Mumbai beat Trinidad and Tobago, to meet Rajasthan in the final 05-10-2013 11:13 PM

    New Delhi: Mumbai Indians booked their spot in the Champions League Twenty20 final against Rajasthan Royals as they beat Trinidad and Tobago by six wickets at the Feroze Shah Kotla Stadium on Saturday. After restricting T&T to 153, Mumbai chased down the target in 19.1 overs, with Dwayne Smith scoring...
  • Bowling is our strength, Narine our key player, says Trinidad coach 04-10-2013 05:13 PM

    New Delhi: Trinidad and Tobago coach David Williams Friday exuded confidence that his bowlers would produce another impressive performance against Mumbai Indians in their Champions League T20 semi-final clash here tomorrow and said off-spinner Sunil Narine remains his trump card. Williams said 'mystery' spinner Narine's four overs always play crucial...
  • Narine joins Cobras for South Africa's T20 02-10-2013 02:09 PM

    Cape Town: West Indies offspinner Sunil Narine has signed with the South African franchise, Cape Cobras, for the first half of the domestic Twenty20 competition next year. The world's number one T20 bowler will be the frontline spinner in an outfit that will be packed with international stars including Dale...
  • Titans face Caribbean test on Monday in CLT20 29-09-2013 01:35 PM

    Ahmedabad: With the race for the lone available semi-final spot from Group B intensifying, Trinidad and Tobago will face a fired up opponent in the Titans in their Champions League Twenty20 match here on Monday. Titans are placed second on the points table with two wins from three matches (eight...
  • CLT20: Perera stars in Hyderabad's win over Trinidad and Tobago 25-09-2013 12:03 AM

    Mohali: Thisara Perera played a rollicking knock as Sunrisers Hyderabad started their Champions League T20 group stage campaign with a four-wicket victory over Trinidad & Tobago on Tuesday. Sunrisers were struggling at 70 for 3 in 10.1 overs when Perera came to the crease but the left-handed took the attacking...
  • Narine hopes his IPL experience comes handy in CLT20 18-09-2013 03:49 PM

    Port of Spain: West Indies spinner Sunil Narine is hoping that his experience in the Indian Premier league (IPL) will help him perform for Trinidad and Tobago in the Champions League T20 starting in the sub-continent nation this weekend. Narine picked up 24 wickets in his maiden IPL season in...
  • Saqlain Mushtaq invited to work with West Indies spinners 29-08-2013 05:46 PM

    Former Pakistan offspinner Saqlain Mushtaq has agreed to working with West Indies spinners during a three-week training camp, beginning September 3. West Indies coach Ottis Gibson suggested Saqlain's name for the camp, which will be attended by players from senior, emerging and women's teams. "West Indian head coach Otis Gibson...
  • West Indies beat Pakistan by 37 runs, level 5-match series 1-1 17-07-2013 03:37 AM

    Guyana: Off-break bowler Sunil Narine returned to form with a four-wicket haul and Darren Bravo carved out a resolute half century on Tuesday as West Indies defeated Pakistan by 37 runs in their second one-day international to level the series 1-1. Narine had been wicketless in his last three ODIs,...
  • West Indies start off with an easy win over Sri Lanka 29-06-2013 03:13 AM

    Kingston, Jamaica: Experienced opener Chris Gayle slammed 109 off 100 balls on Friday as West Indies romped to a six-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the opening one-day cricket international in the tri-nation Celkon Mobile Cup at Sabina Park. The 33-year-old Gayle blasted nine fours and seven sixes in posting...