WEST INDIES VS ENGLAND 2014

  • 3rd T20: England end series with thrilling win over WI March 14, 2014

    England survived a late onslaught from the tail-end batsmen of West Indies to win a thrilling third and final Twenty20 by five runs in Barbados on Thursday. The home team had a chance to make it a 3-0 victory in the series but captain Darren Sammy was unable to hit the...
  • 3rd T20: England search face-saving win in WI before World Twenty20 March 13, 2014

    The reigning World Twenty20 champions West Indies have proved to be a tough catch for England in the T20 series in the Caribbean, which the visitors have already conceded after defeats in the first two matches. That leaves the final game on Thursday as nothing but a chance for England...
  • England need to find the right T20 formula, says Giles March 13, 2014

    England limited-overs coach Ashley Giles is searching for the right "formula" ahead of the Twenty20 World Cup in Bangladesh after his side suffered a series defeat against the West Indies. England have been below par during the three-match Twenty20 series in the Caribbean, with the West Indies comfortably wrapping things up...
  • West Indies defeat England by 5 wickets, win Twenty20 series March 12, 2014

    Barbados: Medium-pacer Krishmar Santokie claimed 4 for 21 to limit England and captain Darren Sammy slammed an unbeaten 30 off nine balls to power West Indies home by five wickets in the second Twenty20 on Tuesday. The West Indies took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series with the final...
  • West Indies ready for England fightback in 2nd T20 March 11, 2014

    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 aspect...
  • Narine cleared for selection ahead of 2nd T20 against England March 11, 2014

    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 of...
  • 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...
  • Stuart Broad to miss rest of T20 series against West Indies March 10, 2014

    Bridgetown: England Twenty20 captain Stuart Broad admitted on Sunday that he will sit out the rest of the West Indies tour to rest a knee injury. After his side lost Sunday's opening game of a three-match T20 series by 27 runs, Broad said he wanted to be fully recovered in time...
  • 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...
  • T20 World champions confident of beating England March 9, 2014

    Bridgetown: West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson is confident his side can come away with a valuable series against England in the build-up to the T20 World Cup in Bangladesh later this month. The West Indies face England in the first Twenty20 International of their three-match series here Sunday, reports...
  • 3rd ODI: England defeat West Indies by 25 runs, clinch series 2-1 March 6, 2014

    Joe Root completed his first one-day international century to help guide England to a 25-run victory over West Indies on Wednesday in the deciding match of their three-game series in Antigua. Root made 107 off 122 balls to help the tourists compile an imposing total of 303 for six after opener...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 3rd ODI March 5, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: West Indies decided to field. TEAM NEWS: West Indies replace Kirk Edwards with Marlon Samuels, while Eoin Morgan returns for England in place of Luke Wright. West Indies won the first ODI by 15 runs, but England came back to level...
  • Dwayne Bravo wants more from batsmen in last ODI March 5, 2014

    St. John's: West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo wants more runs from his batsmen when they take on England in the third and deciding One-Day International (ODI) here on Wednesday. England levelled the series one-all after holding their nerve to clinch a three-wicket win in the second ODI Sunday after the West...
  • 3rd ODI: WI coach ready for final, England captain banks on momentum March 4, 2014

    West Indies won the first ODI by 15 runs before England came back through Ravi Bopara's heroics to win at Antigua by 3 wickets and level the series, which has turned the third ODI on Wednesday into a series-decider. West Indies coach Ottis Gibson is looking at it as a 'World...
  • 2nd ODI: Ravi Bopara steers England to 3-wicket win over West Indies March 3, 2014

    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 match...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 2nd ODI March 2, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Toss: England won the toss and will bowl. England will look to put the 15-run loss against West Indies in Antigua behind them and draw level by winning the second game against the hosts in the second ODI . The visitors made...
  • 2nd ODI: Hurt England look to draw level in West Indies March 2, 2014

    England will look to put the 15-run loss against West Indies in Antigua behind them and draw level by winning the second game against the hosts in the second ODI on Sunday. The visitors made all the rights moves save for the final 10 overs of each innings when West Indies...
  • Ian Bell joins England Twenty20 squad as cover March 1, 2014

    Ian Bell is to join England's squad for the Twenty20 series in the West Indies as cover for injured batsmen Eoin Morgan and Alex Hales. Test stalwart Bell had originally been rested for the three-match series of one-day internationals in Antigua but will join up with the squad ahead of the...
  • Stuart Broad rues England's late bowling efforts in Antigua March 1, 2014

    Captain Stuart Broad lamented England's late bowling after his side lost to the West Indies by 15 runs in Antigua, the opening game of a three-match series of one-day internationals. The tourists seemed to have a tight grip on proceedings when West Indies, batting first, lurched to 45 for four in...
  • Former cricketers Roberts, Ambrose and Richardson knighted March 1, 2014

    St. John's: Former West Indies fast bowlers Andy Roberts and Curtly Ambrose and former captain and batsman Richie Richardson were knighted during the first One-Day International (ODI) between the West Indies and England here. Roberts, Ambrose and Richardson received their knighthood at a presentation during the lunch interval of the game...
  • Michael Lumb becomes second Englishman to hit ton on ODI debut March 1, 2014

    North Sound, Antigua: Michael Lumb became only the second Englishman to make a century on his one-day international debut when he reached three figures against the West Indies on Friday. His superb century, however, failed to prevent England from losing their opening match against West Indies by 15 runs. Lumb, 34,...
  • 1st ODI: England lose to West Indies despite Lumb century March 1, 2014

    Opener Michael Lumb top-scored with a fluent 106 on his debut but was unable to prevent England from slipping to a 15-run defeat by West Indies in the first one-day international (ODI) in North Sound, Antigua on Friday. In reply to the West Indies total of 269 for 6 from 50...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs England, 1st ODI February 28, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: England won the toss and opted to bowl. Playing XIs: England: 1 Michael Lumb, 2 Moeen Ali, 3 Luke Wright, 4 Joe Root, 5 Ben Stokes, 6 Jos Buttler (wk), 7 Ravi Bopara, 8 Tim Bresnan, 9 Chris Jordan, 10 Stuart...
  • England to face West Indies as the team prepares for life without Pietersen February 27, 2014

    London: England will play their first major match since the controversial decision to call time on Kevin Pietersen's international career when they face West Indies in the first of three one-day internationals in Antigua on Friday. English cricket is still coming to terms with the decision to dispense with the services...
  • Series against England crucial for T20 title defence: Gibson February 27, 2014

    Antigua: Head Coach Ottis Gibson has described the limited overs series against England starting this weekend as important to the West Indies preparations for the defence of the ICC T20 World Cup in Bangladesh in March-April. The West Indies cricketers arrived in Antigua Monday and have had full training sessions at...
  • England, West Indies look to rebuild after miserable tours February 27, 2014

    Antigua: Two teams in dire need of rehabilitation ahead of the next global cricketing contest start what should be an intriguing fortnight of competition when the West Indies host England in Antigua. While the next World Cup in Australia and New Zealand is still just under a year away, the Caribbean...
  • Saqlain could inspire West Indies spinners, says Miller February 25, 2014

    Kingston: West Indies spinner Nikita Miller said the return of spin legend and coach Saqlain Mushtaq to the regional setup will help inspire their bowlers in the limited-overs series against England, starting Friday. The former Pakistan player was brought in to help West Indies' spinners after a clinic at the West...
  • Injured Chris Gayle out of England ODI series February 23, 2014

    West Indies opener Chris Gayle will miss the one-day international series against England with a back problem, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) said on Saturday. Dwayne Smith has been called up as replacement for the three ODIs against England in Antigua and Sunday's one-off game with Ireland at Sabina Park...
  • Clive Lloyd wants Windies to show passion for the sport February 22, 2014

    Port of Spain: Former West Indies cricket captain Clive Lloyd wants current players to recommit themselves to the improvement of the game in the region. Considered the most successful Test captain of all time, Lloyd said that the players must develop a passion for cricket, and not just the money. "We must...
  • 2nd T20: West Indies dash Irish hopes of history with 11run win February 22, 2014

    Kingston: Ireland's flirtation with cricketing history came to a disappointing end in Kingston's Sabina Park on Friday when they lost their second Twenty20 international with the West Indies. Victory, following a famous sixwicket win on the same ground earlier in the week, would have given the Irish a first series win...