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Gayle Wishes To See T10 In Olympics

Although there have been talks over the years to see cricket in the Olympics, it has not gained any traction in the right places to date. However, Windies’ ace opening batsman Chris “Universe Boss” Gayle would like to see cricket’s latest and shortest format — T10 be included as part of the Olympic Games schedule. The fact of the matter […]

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Roberts — Young Windies Cricketers Don’t Want To Put In The Hard Work

Former West Indies fast bowler Sir Andy Roberts is unhappy with the effort being put in by the current Windies’ players. The 69-year-old Roberts has charged that the players are not prepared to do the heavy lifting to reap success. “I don’t think that these guys are prepared for the hard work that fast bowling entails,” said Roberts on the […]

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Windies Leg Spinner Tests Positive For COVID-19

West Indies leg spinner Hayden Walsh Jr has tested positive for COVID-19 and has been ruled out of the upcoming three match One Day International series against hosts Bangladesh. According to Cricket West Indies (CWI), Walsh who is asymptomatic, first returned a negative test result on arrival into Bangladesh on the weekend, but had a positive return on his test […]

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No Mindley In Jamaica’s Scorpions 15-Man Squad

Marquino Mindley, the 26-year-old Jamaica and West Indies right-arm, fast-medium pace bowler, was excluded from the recently announced Jamaica Scorpions 15-man squad for the Super50 tournament this year. Last summer, Mindley was named one of eleven reserve players in the West Indies’ Test squad for their series against England. All-rounder Rovman Powell and top-order batsman Andre McCarthy who are away […]

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Estwick Says Adapting, Focus Key On ‘Difficult’ Bangladesh Tour

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – Assistant Coach Roddy Estwick has urged players to make a quick adjustment to conditions in Bangladesh if they are to be successful on what he anticipates will be a “very, very difficult tour,” which gets underway in just under two weeks. Speaking just prior to his departure with the last group of West Indies players on […]

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ICC — No Place For Racial Abuse In Cricket

Following a charge of racial abuse against India’s right-arm-medium fast bowler, Mohammed Siraj, from the Sydney crowd on Day 4 of the third Test against Australia, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has condemned the incident and has asked for a detailed report on the matter. In a media statement released on Sunday, ICC chief Manu Sawhney said that there is […]

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Some Of The Tallest Players To Grace The Cricket Pitch

Robert Pershing Wadlow holds the title as the tallest man who ever lived. Wadlow reached 8 ft 11.1’’ (2.72 m) in height and weighed 439 lb. (199 kg) at his death at age 22. However, Wadlow was no cricketer. The player with the record of being the tallest to play the cricket game belongs to Pakistan’s 38-year-old left-arm fast bowler […]

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Australia vs. India 3rd Test Preview

The third Test match between Australia and India will be held on 7th January 2021 at the Sydney Cricket Ground. The series has become more interesting and exciting after the recent win of the Indian team in the 2nd Test.  There has been a long break for the players between the 2nd Test and 3rd Test. Australian media has kept […]

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Cricket Players Cry Bio Bubble Is Tough To Move Around In

The Biosecure environment in cricket was adopted after the COVID-19 pandemic. The standard operation protocols (SOP’s) were introduced by the England Cricket Board (ECB) during the England-West Indies series in July 2020.  This 240-page document was made for the players and team management to ensure a safe and secure environment from the novel coronavirus.  Before the start of a series, […]

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India vs Australia: 3 Changes Team India Could Make

The Indian cricket team gave a perfect bye-bye to 2020 as they beat the Australian team in the 2nd test match. This win by team India got a lot of attention from cricket fans and cricket experts. Because no one was expecting team Indian to deliver a stunning performance after being all out for 36 runs in the second inning […]