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West Indies Prepares For Test Series Against Bangladesh After ODI Whitewash

With less than a week to go before the Test series against Bangladesh begins, Windies players are working and sweating hard in the nets.  The batters in the nets are trying out new things to counter the Bangladesh spinners and are working hard to improve their temperament. West Indies batters will have to play the Bangladeshi spinners really well in […]

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Blackwood Now The Top Ranked Windies Batter

Jermaine Blackwood, the 29-year-old Jamaica and Windies aggressive lower-middle order batsman, has turned up the heat in his cricketing career in 2020. He made his Test cricket debut for the West Indies against New Zealand in June 2014 and had faltered along the way, but 2020 had been a productive year for the former Holmwood Technical High school Headley Cup […]

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Blackwood — You Have To Be Cricket Fit To Hit It!

Here they come… To get a hit you haffe fit You haffe fit, fit, fit To get a hit you haffe fit Fit, fit, fit To hit the chart you haffe smart You haffe smart, smart, smart (twice) Black Uhuru Jamaica and West Indies batsman Jermaine ‘Come Back Kid’ Blackwood is lauding his turnaround in his recent performances to his […]

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Where Is Jermaine Blackwood?

The aggressive Jamaican batsman Jermaine Blackwood was until recently, a fixture in first class and international cricket in the Caribbean. Blackwood made his first-class debut in 2012 and test match debut in 2014 and has been a regular member of the Jamaican Four-Day and One-day teams and played consistently for the West Indies test team. He has played 81 first-class […]

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Blackwood — Where There Is Smoke There Is Fire!

The West Indian batsman Jermaine Blackwood has been a member of the West Indian Test team over the past couple of years and has had decent returns with the bat. But where did it all start? I will explore the rise of this talented cricketer, his recent failures, and posit my view on what I think he may achieve in […]