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Tag: West Indies

Kieron Pollard retires from international cricket
Kieron Pollard retires from international cricket

Pollard played 123 ODIs and 101 T20Is for West Indies. He made his ODI debut in April 2007 against South Africa and his T20I debut the following year against Australia in Bridgetown.

T20 World Cup
T20 World Cup: Markram, Rassie Star As South Africa Thrash West Indies

Chasing 144, the South African batters reached the target with ten balls to spare

WI Cricketer Marlon Samuels
Former WI Cricketer Marlon Samuels Charged Under ICC Anti-Corruption Code

Former West Indies cricketer Marlon Samuels has been charged under the International Cricket Council's (ICC) anti-corruption code, world cricket's governing body said in a statement on Wednesday.

Danushka Gunathilaka
Watch: Sri Lanka Batsman Gunathilaka Controversially Given Out For ‘Obstructing The Field'

Antigua: Sri Lanka batsman Danushka Gunathilaka was given out  in the most unusual fashion for ‘obstructing the field’ during the first ODI against the West Indies in Antigua on Wednesday. The third umpire gave him out in a way that is being considered controversial after Kieron Pollard appealed for his wicket when his foot seemingly […]

MS Dhoni
When MS Dhoni's Savage Attack Left Brian Lara Furious #WATCH

Bhubaneswar: All the cricket fanatics are always eager to lend their ears to the interesting stories of the game and we all have heard things among the most bizarre tales ever told. One such incident happened in June 2006, when India was playing the first Test against West Indies at St John’s in Antigua. Apart […]

Stokes' Masterclass Drives England To Thrilling Win

Manchester: All-round Ben Stokes was the chief orchestrator as England beat West Indies by 113 runs on the fifth and final day of the second Test at the Old Trafford here on Monday to level the three-match series 1-1. Stokes set up England‘s victory with a majestic 176 in the first innings as he stitched […]

England vs West Indies 2nd Test: Rain Washes Out 3rd Day

Manchester: Play was not possible on the third day of the second Test between England and West Indies due to persistent rains at Old Trafford, Manchester on Thursday. There was no change in the overnight scoreboard as West Indies still trail by 437 runs in the first innings. The visitors had lost the wicket of […]

West Indies Legend Sir Everton Weekes Passes Away

New Delhi: Legendary West Indies batsman Sir Everton Weekes has passed away. He was 95. He breathed his last at the Christ Church home on Wednesday in Barbados. He made his Test debut at age 22 against England at Kensington Oval in 1948 under the captaincy of George Headley. His final match was against Pakistan […]

India-West Indies Barabati ODI: Black Marketeers Sell Tickets On OLX

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: There are always two sides of a coin. While on one hand the silver city was swept away by the cricket frenzy on Thursday during ticket sale for the upcoming cricket match between India and West Indies at Barabati stadium, Odisha also witnessed how some black marketeers are attempting to take advantage of the […]

2nd ODI: Captains' Golden Ducks Unprecedented In ODI History

Visakhapatnam: The second ODI between India and the West Indies saw 667 runs being scored between the two sides in what was an exhibition of batsmanship. K.L. Rahul and Rohit Sharma slammed centuries for India in a 227-run opening stand while Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer put up a fiery stand of 73 off just […]

West Indies Fined For Slow Over-Rate In First ODI Against India

Chennai: West Indies players have been docked 80 per cent of their match fees for maintaining a slow over-rate in the first ODI against India in Chennai. ICC match referee David Boon imposed the fine after Kieron Pollard’s side was ruled to be four overs short of its target on Sunday after time allowances were […]

India Firm Favourites Going Into First ODI Against West Indies

Chennai: India will have their tails up when they play West Indies in the first One-day International of the three-match rubber here on Sunday, seeking a 10th straight bilateral ODI series win against the side from the Caribbean. Both teams will have an eye on the weather after rains in the last 24 hours. The […]

After Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar Also Ruled Of West Indies ODIs

Chennai: Right-arm pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar has been ruled out of the three-match ODI series against West Indies beginning on Sunday due to a groin injury. Shardul Thakur has been named as his replacement. In a media release, the BCCI stated that Bhuvneshwar complained of pain in his right groin after the final T20I on Wednesday […]

West Indies Beat India By 8 Wkts In 2nd T20 International

Thiruvananthapuram: West Indies beat India by eight wickets in the second T20 International to level the three-match series 1-1 here on Sunday. Batting first, India scored 170 for 7 with Shivam Dube hitting 54 off 30 balls and Rishabh Pant contributing an unbeaten 33 off 22 as West Indies seamer Kesrick Williams and leg-spinner Hayden […]

Pollard named West Indies captain for ODI, T20Is

Trinidad: Kieron Pollard was on Monday named skipper of the West Indies ODI and T20I team. “Jason Holder was called by me yesterday morning and we spoke,” Cricket West Indies president Ricky Skerritt said in a statement as quoted by ESPNCricinfo. “He’s (Holder) a very important force and is still going to be our red-ball […]

Vihari, Rahane Take India Closer To Series Sweep

Kingston (Jamaica): Hanuma Vihari and Ajinkya Rahane took India closer to a series sweep with an unbeaten 111-run stand, helping the visitors set an improbable 468-run target for the West Indies on day three of the second Test here on Sunday. The in-form Rahane (64 not out) and Vihari (53 not out) got India’s second […]

Bumrah's Hat-Trick, Vihari's Maiden Ton Take India To Commanding Position

Kingston: Jasprit Bumrah became only the third Indian to scalp a hat-trick in five-day cricket after Hanuma Vihari scored a maiden ton to take the visitors to a commanding position in the second Test against the West Indies here. Bumrah (6/16) on Saturday produced a lethal opening spell and rattled West Indies by picking up […]

Rahkeem Cornwall Creates Unique Record On Test Debut

Kingston (Jamaica): Off-spinning all-rounder Rahkeem Cornwall, who made his Test debut for West Indies on Friday in the second Test against India, has become the heaviest cricketer to play international cricket. Cornwall, who is 6’6″ tall and weighs around 140 kg, surpassed former Australia captain Warwick Armstrong, who weighed 133-139 kg, to achieve the feat. […]

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli Facing Ego Problem?

Indian cricket team’s captain Virat Kohli may not have started off well in the ongoing Test series against West Indies but it seems that  the skipper is seeking some radical changes in his life. In the ongoing opening Test between India and the West Indies at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound in Antigua, […]

Ishant's fifer puts India in strong position against Windies

North Sound (Antigua): Ishant Sharma came all guns blazing against the West Indies as the hosts could only manage to post 189/8 and trailed by 108 runs when the second day of the first Test ended. Ishant scalped five wickets for 42 runs while Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami and Ravindra Jadeja picked a wicket apiece. […]

Kohli & Co Pose With New Test Jerseys. See Pics

Indian cricketers posed with their new Test jerseys, the pictures of which were posted by Team India’s official social media account through an Instagram story. The photo shoot was done just before the World Test Championship campaign that begins with the two-Test series against the West Indies, beginning on Thursday in Antigua. Captain Virat Kohli, vice-captain Ajinkya […]

Shastri names Iyer for much-debated no.4 spot

St. Johns (Antigua): Head coach Ravi Shastri has for the time put an end to the debate over the No.4 spot in the Indian batting line-up by identifying Shreyas Iyer as the man for the job. Impressed with the pool of talented youngsters coming up the ranks in Indian cricket, Shastri — while speaking to […]

Krunal, Hardik spotted in orange Lamborghini

Mumbai: Hot on the heels of bagging the Man of the Series award in the recently-held T20 series against the West Indies, Krunal Pandya was spotted in an orange Lamborghini here recently with brother Hardik on the wheels. A video of the Pandya brothers coming out of the luxury sports car has gone viral on […]

Fans Slam Pant For First-Ball Duck Against West Indies

Port of Spain: Rookie wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant’s poor show with the willow continued unabated as he got out for a golden duck in the third and final ODI against the West Indies, drawing the fans’ ire for his lack of patience. Pant, 21, has so far had a forgettable Caribbean tour, managing scores of 0, […]

Gayle's fiery knock takes Windies to 240 for 7 in rain-curtailed 3rd ODI

Port of Spain: In what appears to be his swan-song appearance for the West Indies, Chris Gayle smashed his way to a 72-run knock, leading the hosts to a competitive 240 for seven against India in the rain-curtailed third and final ODI here on Wednesday. The weather continued to play havoc in this tour of […]

No MS Dhoni, Jasprit Bumrah in India's limited-overs squad for WI tour

Mumbai: Kedar Jadhav hasn’t done anything wrong for his non-inclusion, said chief selector M.S.K Prasad when announcing the squads for India’s tour of the West Indies. While he did say that the selection did show that the selectors were looking forward, the teams seemed to have the same old look with the exception of a […]

Will be a sad day for cricket when Gayle retires: Hope

Leeds: West Indies’ batsman Shai Hope believes it will be a sad day for the game of cricket when swashbuckling batsman Chris Gayle draws curtains on his illustrious career. On Thursday, Gayle played his last World Cup game where he saw his team ending their campaign in the 2019 edition of the showpiece event on […]

Windies end WC 2019 campaign with win over Afghanistan

Leeds: Afghanistan once again remained on the verge of their single victory in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 as they lost their last and final group game against West Indies by a meagre 23 runs at the Headingly Cricket Ground here on Thursday. Chasing a challenging 312-run target, opener Rahmat Shah (62 off […]

India need to bolster its lower batting order, feels Clive Lloyd

Birmingham: West Indies legend Clive Lloyd feels India will have to strengthen their lower order batting before they advance into the knockout stage of the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. PLaced second in the 10-team standings with 11 points from seven matches, India is on the verge of entering the semi-finals of the showpiece […]

India opt to bat against West Indies

Manchester: Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Thursday won the toss and elected to bat against West Indies in their World Cup fixture at Old Trafford. India have gone with the same team which played against Afghanistan. Meanwhile, West Indies have made two changes in their line-up. They have brought in Sunil Ambris and Fabian Allen […]

India gear up for Russell-less Windies test

Manchester: India will aim to continue with their unbeaten streak in the ongoing World Cup when they face a low-on-confidence West Indies team at Old Trafford on Thursday. After coming out with commanding performances in their first three World Cup games, the Men in Blue had to toil hard against Afghanistan to earn their fourth […]

Injured Andre Russell ruled out of WC 2019

London: West Indies’ all-rounder Andre Russell was on Monday ruled out of the ongoing 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup owing to a hamstring injury. He will now be replaced by 26-year-old batsman Sunil Ambris and will join up with his team in preparation for his side’s match against India at Old Trafford on Thursday. Russell, […]

Malinga, Mathews keep Sri Lanka's World Cup semifinal hopes alive

Leeds: Angelo Mathews hit a patient fifty before veteran pacer Lasith Malinga returned with a sensational four-wicket haul as Sri Lanka stunned hosts England by 20 runs in a low-scoring thriller to keep their World Cup semifinal hopes alive, here Friday. Electing to bat, Sri Lanka managed a modest 232 for nine, riding on an […]

India to begin Windies Tour from August 3

St. John’s (Antigua):  India will begin its ICC World Test Championship campaign with the two-Test series to be played in the West Indies in late August. The two Tests will be played at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in Antigua (August 22-26) and at Sabina Park in Jamaica (August 30-September 3). Before that, both the […]

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World Cup 2019: Shikhar Dhawan to play against West Indies?

After facing a major jolt in the World Cup campaign with the injury of Shikhar Dhawan, there is still some hope left for the Indian team as the opening batsman may play against West Indies. A final decision on Dhawan’s availability at the ongoing World Cup will be taken only after 10 to 12 days […]

Rain forces South Africa, Windies to split points

Southampton: Incessant drizzle forced the World Cup tie between South Africa and West Indies to be called off at the Rose Bowl here on Monday after only few overs could be bowled, as both teams shared the spoils. Andre Russell-less West Indies put the Proteas in to bat after winning the toss with skipper Jason […]

Learnt a lot from Kohli, de Villiers: Hetmyer

Bengaluru: Hard-hitting West Indies batsman Shimron Hetmyer played a brilliant innings to help the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) end their IPL 2019 campaign on a winning note as they defeated the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in their last group stage game of the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). Chasing 176 at the M. […]

Gayle to retire from ODIs after World Cup

Jamaica: The West Indies cricket board on Sunday announced that Chris Gayle will retire from One-day Internationals after the ICC Cricket World Cup to be held in England and Wales later this year. “Gayle made the announcement just ahead of a Windies practice session leading up to the One-Day International series against England at Kensington […]

3rd T20I: India edge past West Indies in last ball thriller

Chennai: A brilliant batting display from Shikhar Dhawan (92) and Rishabh Pant (58) helped India edge past West Indies by six wickets in a last ball thriller in the final match of the Twenty20 International series here on Sunday. With this win, India completed a whitewash in the three-match series. After two quick wickets, Dhawan […]

All-round Krunal stars in India's 5-wicket win in first T20I

Kolkata: India ended a four-match winless run against the West Indies with a five-wicket victory that came on the back of debutant Krunal Pandya’s flourish and Dinesh Karthik’s poise here Sunday. Wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav (3/13) led the Indian bowlers’ fine show to restrict West Indies to 109 for eight after stand-in skipper Rohit Sharma […]