TINO BEST

  • Tino Best, Shoaib Malik fined over CPL altercation July 25, 2014

    Bridgetown: Temperamental fast bowler Tino Best and former Pakistan batsman Shoaib Malik have been hit with hefty fines following an onfield altercation during a Caribbean Premier League match between Barbados Tridents and St. Lucia Zouks at Kensington Oval. Best was fined 60 percent of his match fee while Shoaib has been...
  • Depleted Windies aim to get it right in 2nd T20 against NZ January 14, 2014

    Auckland: Fast bowler Tino Best has conceded that the West Indies have suffered from the absence of their big hitters, due to injuries, following the team's heavy loss to New Zealand in the first T20 International. The latest assessment of the Windies poor run in New Zealand follows their crushing 81...
  • Tino Best wants West Indies to lift confidence December 2, 2013

    Wellington: The West Indies have entrusted the ageing Tino Best with spearheading their attack against New Zealand in the first Test starting in Dunedin on Tuesday as they look to boost confidence and modest rankings. The pride of the Calypso cricketers took a battering with the way they were trounced in...
  • West Indies stick with same squad for New Zealand tour November 19, 2013

    Port of Spain: The West Indies announced a 15man squad to play a threeTest series in New Zealand next month with no changes from the team that suffered two humiliating Test defeats by India this month. Selectors have stuck with the same side which lost to India in backtoback Tests inside...
  • Cotterrell, Best, Gayle in CPL's most electrifying moments September 5, 2013

    Kingston: Fast bowlers Sheldon Cotterrell and Tino Best and opener Chris Gayle have been singled out for producing some of the most electrifying moments in the recent Caribbean Premier League (CPL). Playing for the Antigua Hawksbills, Sheldon Cotterrell, who customarily bowls at over 140 km per hour bowled the fastest...
  • MisbahulHaq guides Pakistan to fourwicket win in fifth ODI July 25, 2013

    Gros Islet, St Lucia: Captain MisbahulHaq led Pakistan to a fourwicket victory over West Indies with yet another calm and composed halfcentury in the fifth and final oneday international on Wednesday to clinch the series 31. Misbah hit 63 off 93 balls with five fours and a six for his fourth...
  • Tino will be missed, laments Gibson November 26, 2012

    Khulna: West Indies coach Ottis Gibson has lamented the loss of strike bowler Tino Best for the upcoming limited overs series against Bangladesh. The right arm pacer, who took 12 wickets at an average of 14.33 in the just concluded two match Test series, picked up a grade one hamstring...
  • WI replace Best with Holder for ODI series November 25, 2012

    Khulna: The West Indies have called up uncapped Barbados pace bowler Jason Holder to replace Tino Best in the fivematch oneday series against Bangladesh, team officials said on Sunday. Best aggravated an old hamstring injury in the second Test in Khulna which West Indies won by 10 wickets on Sunday to...
  • Narine turns out to be Windies' silent menace July 15, 2012

    St Kitts: West Indies offspinner Sunil Narine may not command the headlines like Chris Gayle, but he proved to be just as deadly a force in the oneday series win over New Zealand. Narine took 2 for 20 off his full quota of 10 overs on Saturday as the West Indies...
  • Best, Russell in West Indies ODI squad July 2, 2012

    Lauderhill, Florida: West Indies selectors have largely kept faith with the players that won 20 in a Twenty20 series against New Zealand in Florida at the weekend for the first two oneday internationals against the same opponent. The only players in the 13man Twenty20 squad to miss out are legspinner Samuel...
  • Best enjoys his Windies 'rebirth' June 11, 2012

    Birmingham: Tino Best said he hoped his recordbreaking 95 for the West Indies against England on the fourth day of the third Test marked his "rebirth" as an international cricketer. Best's stunning innings at Edgbaston on Sunday was the highest score ever by a Test match No. 11 batsman, exceeding...
  • Ramdin spurred on by Richards criticism June 11, 2012

    Birmingham: Denesh Ramdin said criticism from West Indies hero Vivian Richards helped him score a superb century against England in the third Test at Edgbaston here on Sunday. Having reached three figures on the fourth day only his second hundred at this level West Indies wicketkeeper Ramdin produced a...
  • Tino Best creates history at Edgbaston June 10, 2012

    Bimingham: West Indies pace bowler Tino Best smashed 95 on Sunday to record the highest score by a number 11 batsmen in the history of Test cricket on the fourth day of the third and final Test against England at Edgbaston. Best added 143 for the final wicket with wicketkeeper Denesh...
  • Best, Ramdin steal show for WI on Day 4 June 10, 2012

    Birmingham: England reached 221 for 5 at stumps on day four of the third Test at Edgbaston, trailing West Indies by 205 runs and chasing a total of 277 to avoid the follow on. England slumped to 49 for 3 on Sunday until Kevin Pietersen hit 78 including one six...
  • Windies look to boost confidence in tour match June 2, 2012

    Leicester: Head coach Ottis Gibson said that the West Indies will be looking for a confidence booster when they face English county Leicestershire in a twoday tour match starting at Grace Road here. Crushing defeats to England at Lord's and Trent Bridge have left the Caribbean side in disarray, and Gibson...
  • Gibson now looks to Best, Edwards May 31, 2012

    Leicester: West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson has lamented the loss of fast bowler Kemar Roach for the rest of the England series but says he expects the rest of the pace department to fill the vacuum. Roach on Wednesday was ruled out of the tour with shin muscle soreness...
  • 2nd Test: England look to keep West Indies on the mat May 24, 2012

    Nottingham: England will take an unbeatable lead in their threematch series against the West Indies if they win the second Test at Trent Bridge starting on Friday. And, after a fivewicket victory in the first Test at Lord's, few would bet against Andrew Strauss's number oneranked side going 20 up...
  • Tino Best eager to seize another chance May 23, 2012

    Nottingham: Tino Best is ready to make the most of his unexpected recall to West Indies duty after being summoned to England as a replacement for the injured Shannon Gabriel. Fast bowler Gabriel took four wickets on his Test debut during the fivewicket seriesopening defeat by England at Lord's concluded...
  • WI pacer Gabriel out of the rest of Eng tour May 22, 2012

    London: West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel will return home from the tour of England because of a back injury. During his Test debut at Lord's, Gabriel took four wickets but left the match on Monday after lunch. A scan after the fivewicket loss to England revealed a stress reaction...
  • Bravo, Best recalled for Australia ODI series March 7, 2012

    Bridgetown, Barbados: Allrounder Dwayne Bravo and fast bowler Tino Best were recalled to West Indies' 13player squad on Tuesday for the opening three matches of the oneday international series against Australia. Best, who has played 14 Tests and 12 ODIs since his debut in 2003, hasn't played for West Indies for...