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West Indies Batsmen Show Good Form In Practice Game

West Indies batsmen showed heat in their warmup game ahead of the Betway T20 International Series against England. The team thrashed the BCA President’s XI in their practice match game. The BCA President’s XI batted first, putting on the board 131-6 off their 20 overs. However, the target was revised to 160 off 20 overs, and West Indies reached 165-3 […]

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Head Coach Phil Simmons Laments Windies Batting Failure

Head coach of the West Indies men’s team Phil Simmons believes players must take more responsibility for their batting performance after his team failed to win the ODI series against Ireland. Windies was put to a shock 2-1 ODI series defeat against minnows, Ireland on Sunday. Simmons said the Windies’ failure could be attributed to “bad shot selection, and that […]

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Fazeer Mohammed — Calls For Windies Coaching Staff Review

Given the shellacking of the Windies by Ireland, calls are being made by pundits and fans alike for Windies coaching staff to pack their bags and go. This call comes on the back of West Indies going down in the CG Insurance ODIs series decider on Sunday. The result gave Ireland 2-1 win – their first series win over the […]

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West Indies Captain Pollard Gives Kudos To BRO!

Following the 2-1 thrashing of the West Indies by Ireland in their first bilateral ODI series, the home boyz are hurting, and badly too. “I can safely tell you that it’s hurting, and it’s hurting badly,” said West Indies captain Kieron Pollard in his post-match interview. However, Pollard has singled out 3 players that in his view have performed brilliantly. […]

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Ireland Knocked Windies Off One-Nil ODI’s Perch

Ireland made their presence felt as they secured a five-wicket win via the Duckworth-Lewis-Stern method to tie their 3-match One-Day International series with the West Indies 1-1 at Sabina Park on Thursday. The men in green paced their game with a strong start accumulating 37 off 4.5 overs before Stirling was dismissed for 21 by Akeal Hosein. They then hurry […]

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CWI And CI Announce Revised Tour Schedule

Matches are set to be played on Thursday and Sunday at Sabina Park. KINGSTON, Jamaica – Cricket West Indies (CWI) and Cricket Ireland (CI) have confirmed changes to the match schedule for the ongoing CG Insurance One-Day International Series. The second CG Insurance ODI will now be played on Thursday 13 January with the third and final CG Insurance ODI […]

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2nd ODI Between West Indies And Ireland Postponed Due To COVID-19 Cases

According to a joint statement issued by Cricket West Indies (CWI) and Cricket Ireland (CI), the second CG Insurance One-Day International scheduled for Sabina Park on Tuesday, January 11 has been postponed. The joint statement comes after two positive COVID-19 cases were reported in the Ireland camp following recent testing, and two players being ruled out due to injury, resulting […]

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Nicholson Gordon: Jamaica’s Fast Bowling Rising Star

Nicholson Anthony Gordon, the 30-year-old Jamaican right-arm fast bowler, has recently popped up again on the cricketing radar with a devasting piece of fast bowling that ripped the heart out of the Irish batters in their encounter against Jamaica in a warm-up match. Ireland lost by five wickets to the Jamaica Scorpions when the dust was all settled. The match […]

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CWI Director Takes Aim At Skerritt Administration

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Calvin Hope, the high-ranking Barbados Cricket Association official who last year mounted a failed bid for the vice-presidency of Cricket West Indies (CWI), has revisited the three-year-old axing of Head Coach Richard Pybus as part of his criticism of the Ricky Skerritt administration. The decision to fire Englishman Pybus, Hope told Starcom Radio’s Mason and Guest, was […]

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Windies Announced Squads To Do Battle Against Ireland And England

The Cricket West Indies (CWI) Interim Selection Panel has named the squads for the upcoming series against Ireland and England. The West Indies outing for the new year will begin at Sabina Park, in Jamaica. The Windies will host Ireland in the three-match CG Insurance One-Day International (ODI) Series and a one-off CG Insurance T20 International (T20I) from January 8 […]