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West Indies vs. Australia CGI Insurance ODI Series — Review

The West Indies fan base has been treated to a rollercoaster summer of cricket from the Men in Maroon. It started with a demoralizing test series loss to the Proteas and then there was a deflating narrow loss to the same opposition in the T-20 series. The team rebounded in the T-20 series against the Aussies with a dominant series […]

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COVID-19 Forces No Play In Windies Second One-Day Against Australia

The second one-day international between West Indies and Australia was called to a halt minutes before the scheduled start in Barbados due to a positive COVID-19 case. The Windies in a statement noted that “The established COVID-19 protocols stipulate that all members of both teams and match officials will return immediately to the team hotel and will be re-tested later […]

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Will We Ever See The Glory Days Return To West Indies Cricket?

The West Indies dominated world cricket for almost two decades spanning the mid-1970s to the mid-1990s. In that period, the West Indies won back-to-back ODI World Cups in 1975 and 1979 while making the finals in 1983. The dominance of the team is seen by the fact that the team played 42 test series between 1974-1995 and in that span […]

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CA Names ODI XI Of The Decade Without A Windies’ Player

“Gone are the days” is the title of a popular western movie that perhaps has little or no relationship to cricket except for reflecting on the “badass” Windies team in the days of old when they were king and ruled the cricketing world. In the typical Jamaican speak or vernacular, one would say, “look wah wi come to” — an […]

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West Indies Fined In First ODI Against India

West Indies have been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate against India in the first ODI match in Chennai on Sunday. David Boon of the Emirates ICC Elite Panel of Match Referees imposed the fine after Kieron Pollard’s side was ruled to be four overs short of its target after time allowances were taken into consideration. In accordance with Article […]

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Gayle Heads Jamaica’s Fivesome In Windies ODIs

Christopher Henry Gayle, OD, the 39-year-old Jamaica, and Windies opening star batsman will head the quintet of Jamaican players that make up the Windies 14-man squad for the ODI series against India. Gayle, the “Universe Boss” ruled himself out of the T20I while opting to play in the longer format of the game. He will be on the hunt to […]

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Keemo Paul’s Reprieves Proved Crucial In Windies ODI Series Win

West Indies cricketer, Keemo Paul, put in an exceptional performance in the Windies latest four-wicket win against Bangladesh in the ODI series as his reprieves proved instrumental to his side’s victory — a Doctor Paul’s treatment! Bangladesh down must have been the cry in the aftermath of the match and they could be forgiven for blaming it all on fluffing […]

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Marlon “Icon” Samuels Warns India

Now, say what you like about Samuels the elegant and classy Jamaica and Windies batsman, but there is no denial of the fact that he always shows up more often than not when the going gets tough. He has proved time and again that he is a big match winner, and his name ought to be the first to be […]

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Where Did The Windies Go Wrong?

The West Indies team and India recently played out one of the most exciting games in recent ODI history. The game ended with 642 runs scored, 321 by each side and an incredible tie. There have been 37 ties in the history of the format and the West Indies Team has been involved in the most (10). After India took […]

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Will Windies Have The Last Laugh?

Don’t try to cold me up on this bridge, now I’ve got to reach Mount Zion The highest region If you a bull-bucka Let me tell you that I’m a duppy conqueror, conqueror — Bob Marley The Test Series between the Windies and India are now over, and both teams will now turn their attention to the ODI series starting […]