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West Indies T20 Captain Gets Honorary Citizenship

According to a news report, West Indies T20 captain Darren Julius Garvey Sammy has been granted honorary citizenship in Pakistan. Sammy, who represented the Peshawar Zalmi franchise in the inaugural Pakistan Super League, was given the honor after a request was made to the government by the owner of the franchise. Sammy had played a key role in the Peshawar […]

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Former West Indies Cricketer To File Lawsuit

Against New Zealand Government Former West Indies and Jamaican fast bowler Franklyn Rose has declared that he will be filing a lawsuit against the New Zealand government following what he described as blatant racism, false imprisonment, and mistreatment at the hands of the New Zealand police and public hospital personnel. “I just need to get a few stuff off my […]

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Samuels Calls For WICB To Act

As An Agent For Players Jamaica and West Indies batting star Marlon Samuels has suggested that West Indies Cricket Board expand their role by acting as an agent for players. “If you want a win, win situation where the board gets richer, the player gets richer, and everybody is happy… the board needs to act as an agent,” said Samuels. […]

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West Indies Cricketer: Franklyn Rose Shares His Story

“I need to let people know what really happened, man. I am disappointed in the New Zealand Immigration system. I am very disappointed,” Franklyn Rose, a former West Indian pacer, repeated woefully before vocalizing his story about being locked-up abroad and then deported. The following is description of events, recounted by Rose. Rose commenced his professional contract with New Zealand […]

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WICB Recognizes World Heritage Day

The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) joins the rest of the world in marking World Heritage Day today, April 18. The theme for this year – The Heritage of Sport – is fitting for the Caribbean region and cricket in particular as the region boasts 10 international cricket grounds, all of which has significant history for its people. A number […]

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West Indies Refuses To Play In Pakistan

West Indies Cricket Board officials on Sunday refused to send their cricket team to Pakistan to play an ODI series, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) sources confirmed. West Indies and Pakistan are scheduled to play two Tests, five one-days and two T20I matches in United Arab Emirates in September and October this year, and PCB had request West Indies to play […]

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Former West Indies Cricketer Franklyn Rose Deported

According to a press report, former Jamaica and West Indies cricketer Franklyn Rose has lost his battle against deportation from New Zealand and has been sent back to Jamaica. Rose, who moved to New Zealand in 2011, had spent the last five weeks imprisoned at Central Auckland’s Mt Eden Prison. Immigration New Zealand detained the Jamaican two years after he […]

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Simmons, Pollard Fail In Mumbai Defeat

MUMBAI, India, CMC – West Indies batsmen Lendl Simmons and Kieron Pollard both failed as reigning champions Mumbai Indians slumped to a heavy nine-wicket defeat to new franchise Rising Pune Supergiants, in the opening game of the new Indian Premier League season here Saturday. Opting to bat first, Mumbai showed plenty rust in stumbling to 121 for eight off their […]

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West Indies Is ICC 2016 Twenty20 World Cup Champion

Amidst tumultuous singing, dancing, and clapping, the West Indies cricket team romped home with a fantastic win against England in the ICC Twenty20 World Cup tournament at the Eden Gardens stadium in Kolkata, India today. Brilliant batting by Barbadian Carlos Brathwaite and Marlon Samuels accounted for the West Indies win by four-wickets over England. In an exciting finish, the West […]

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West Indies Versus England In Twenty20 Cricket Showdown

Both W.I. and England will match their cricketing skills today against each other as they battle for the ICC World Twenty20 Cup. Five tournaments have so far been played, and no team has yet won the tournament on multiple occasions. The inaugural event was staged in South Africa in 2007, and won by India, who defeated Pakistan in the final […]