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Take-Aways From West Indies vs Sri Lanka Home Series

Rally round the West Indies is the anthem in support of the West Indies Cricket team for nearly thirty years. It was a fitting song that became the team’s anthem when it was released in 1993. In the past twenty years, it has been tough to rally around the West Indies. However, the recent series against Bangladesh and Sri Lanka […]

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WIPA Set To Launch Mentorship Program

Wavell Hinds, the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) CEO, is on a new path in bringing support and help to current West Indies players. Hinds opined that a mentorship program would provide tremendous support and build solidarity between current and past players. He argued that current players would benefit from the knowledge and experience of past players. The former Windies […]

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Windies Captain Brathwaite Proud Of Team Effort

West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite and opening batter has lauded the effort of his team despite the drawn result in the two-match Test series against Sri Lanka. The last Test culminated in a draw as the Sri Lankans held firm to shut the Windies out by scoring 193 for 2 at the close of play. In both Tests, neither team […]

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Former India’s Batting Great Hospitalized

Former India batting star Sachin Tendulkar tweeted late last week that he has been admitted to hospital as a precautionary measure after contracting the COVID-19 virus. Tendulkar, who will be celebrating his 48 birthday April 24, was previously quarantining at home after testing positive following mild symptoms. “As a matter of abundant precaution under medical advice, I have been hospitalised,” […]

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5 Reasons West Indies Can Go All The Way To Win The T20 Title In India

West Indies are the defending champions of the T20 World Cup title; can they defend their title in the country where they won their second T20 title five years ago? You play to win titles and trophies, and that’s what 16 teams will be doing when they gather in the Indian sub-continent in October this year. Carlos Brathwaite, the hero […]

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India Vs. England 1st ODI Preview

After beating England 3-2 in the T20I series, India is set to face England in a three-match ODI series starting from 23rd March. This ODI bilateral series is also part of the World Cup Super League 2020-23. England is a strong team in the limited-overs as they have a long batting order. Having won the World Cup 2019, England has […]

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Windies Players — No Option To Fitness!

Media pundits and fans have been left puzzled by a fitness test that has left some players out of the Windies squad to face Sri Lanka. Players excluded from the squad due to fitness concerns include youngsters such as Shimron Hetmyer, Sheldon Cottrell, Roston Chase, and Oshane Thomas However, veteran players the likes of Chris Gayle (41) and Fidel Edwards […]

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The ICC Set To Put Cricket In The Global Media Space Through Live Streaming

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced that for the first time ever, 541 pathway event matches across three ICC World Cups will be live-streamed globally in partnership with IMG, ensuring more cricket from more nations than ever before is accessible to fans around the world. The ICC noted that the live streaming deal, which is up until April 2023, […]

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England Knocked Off Its Perch

England is out of the running for a place in the final of the ICC World Test Championship. The English men found themselves in a spot of bother after losing the third Test against India in Ahmedabad. India whipped England by ten wickets to go up 2-1 in Test 3 of the four-match Test series. England needed to win the […]