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A Glimmer Of Hope Despite Heavy Defeat For Young Windies Against The Pakistanis

The expectations were very low for the West Indies ahead of the three-match T-20 International against Pakistan. The team was embarrassed in the recent World Cup by winning just one of their five matches. The team was put on the backfoot in the series without several first-team players, including Kieron Pollard, Evin Lewis, Shimron Hetmyer, Andre Russell, Lendl Simmons, Jason […]

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Opportunity Knocks For Young Windies Players Against The Pakistanis

The last time the West Indies played T-20 cricket, it was a painful reminder of how far we have regressed in a format of cricket which we have dominated in the big competitions. The consensus among fans was that the team needed to let go of the underperforming senior players and focus on the future with younger players. The selection […]

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Injury Rules Captain Pollard Out Of Pakistan Tour

West Indies white-ball captain Kieron Pollard has been forced to withdraw from the upcoming tour of Pakistan as the hamstring injury he sustained in the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup has unfortunately not recovered in time. The Cricket West Indies (CWI) Selection Panel has named the experienced Devon Thomas, as the replacement in the One-Day International (ODI) squad while allrounder Rovman Powell is the replacement in […]

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Preview Of Group Two In The T-20 World Cup

Having assessed the outcome of the potential teams in Group 1, it still doesn’t mean Group 2 will be any easier to survive. Group 2 will see 3 Asian teams square off, including tournament favorites India, their rival’s Pakistan, and the ever-improving Afghanistan. The group is completed with the under-the-radar Kiwis as well as likely minnows Ireland and Scotland. In […]

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Drawn Test Series Put Windies In A Spot Of Bother

The West Indies summer of international cricket came to a close disappointingly for the men in Maroon. The weather ruined their chances in the T-20 series against Pakistan with 3 of the 4 matches abandoned. Therefore, they lost to their Asian counterparts by a margin of 1-0. The team hoped to rebound by claiming the two-match test series at Sabina […]

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Fawad Alam Century Offers Pakistan Hope To Level West Indies Series

Fawad Alam dragged Pakistan past 300 with his fifth Test century before their bowlers made early inroads against West Indies on the third day of the Second Test in Kingston. After another delay, Pakistan resumed at 212-4 after the entire second day was lost due to rain and a sodden outfield and despite losing early wickets managed to get through […]

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Rain Left Windies vs. Pakistan Test Match In A Spot Of Bother

No ball was bowled on the second day of the second Test match between West Indies and Pakistan, as the weather had the last say in a game already filled with drama and suspension. The region in its hurricane season experienced a heavy downpour of rain on Saturday, and conditions in Jamaica, in particular, made it unsuitable for cricket. Pakistan […]

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Windies Name 17- Member Provisional Squad For Test Series Against Pakistan

Cricket West Indies (CWI) Selection Panel has announced a 17-member provisional squad for the Betway Test Series against Pakistan, starting on Thursday, August 12. The panel has recalled fast bowler Chemar Holder and middle-order batsman Shamarh Brooks. Holder made his Test debut in New Zealand last year but has not featured since then. Brooks last played in New Zealand and […]

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Pakistan vs. South Africa 1st Test Preview

Pakistan and South Africa are set to lock horns for the first test in Karachi on 26th January. South Africa will play a Test match on Pakistani soil after 14 years. Cricket has started to gradually revive in Pakistan as more cricketing nations are showing interest to tour Pakistan.  South Africa’s experienced batter, Faf du Plessis, is looking forward to the […]