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West Indies Blanks South Africa 3-Nil

West Indies was in a rampant mood on Sunday, blasting the South African attack to win the T20I cricket series 3-0. The result no doubt will boost the morale of the Windies team as they head towards the World Cup. The Brandon King’s led side had already secured an unassailable 2- nil lead after a 16-run victory in Kingston on […]

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West Indies Squad Announced for T20I Series Against South Africa

The Cricket West Indies (CWI) Selection Panel has announced the squad for the upcoming T20 International (T20I) Series against South Africa. This significant series, preceding the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, starts on Thursday, 23 May, at the iconic Sabina Park.  The squad has been gearing up for this exciting and highly anticipated series with a training camp held at […]

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South Africa President Briefs Xi On African Russia-Ukraine Peace Plan

South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has briefed Chinese leader Xi Jinping on the upcoming visit by African leaders to Russia and Ukraine in a bid to end hostilities, the South African presidency said Saturday. Chinese state broadcaster reported that the two leaders had a phone call Friday. In a statement, South Africa’s presidency said Ramaphosa told Xi he noted the […]

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De Kock Rocks As Windies Loses Plot

The Windies were marked for dead when Quinton de Kock’s sensational century propelled South Africa to a remarkable six-wicket victory over West Indies in a thrilling T20I encounter at the SuperSport Park, Centurion. Johnson Charles’ masterful knock of 118 from 46 balls and power hit 51 from Kyles Mayers made 258-5 seem a safe total for the Windies. However, the […]

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Powell Powers Windies To Win In T20I

West Indies 132 for 7 (Powell 43*, Magala 3-21) beat South Africa 131 for 8 (Miller 48, Smith 2-21) by three wickets. Windies newly minted T20I captain Rovman Powell, in his first outing, took his team to victory in a shortened but tense affair in Centurion. After persistent rain delayed the start of the game by two hours and then […]

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Chase To Replace McCoy In West Indies T20I Squad vs. South Africa

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies Senior Men’s Selection Panel today named Roston Chase as the replacement for Obed McCoy in the 15-member squad for the T20 International Series (T20I) against South Africa starting on 25 March. McCoy was named in the original squad subject to medical clearance but has been ruled out of the upcoming series due to […]

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Alick Athanaze And Akeem Jordan Named In 15-Member Test Squad To Face South Africa

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies (CWI) Men’s Selection Panel named two newcomers, Alick Athanaze and Akeem Jordan, to the 15-member squad for the upcoming two-Test Series against South Africa. Athanaze, the left-handed batter, is the captain of Windward Islands Volcanoes, while Jordan, the right-arm seam bowler, plays for Barbados Pride. Both have demonstrated good form in the first […]

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South African Court Sends Zuma Back To Jail, Says Parole Unlawful

Zuma was sentenced to 15 months for ignoring a court order to testify at an inquiry into corruption during his tenure. South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled that the decision to release former President Jacob Zuma on early medical parole was “unlawful” and that he should return to prison to finish his sentence for contempt of court. Last […]

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Windies Set To Tour South Africa In Eight Years

The West Indies will play their first test in South Africa in eight years when the two teams meet in three matches in February 2023. The series begins on February 28 in Centurion, followed by the second encounter in Johannesburg on March 8. The series will be preceded by a 4-day warm-up match in Benoni against a South African X1. The […]

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Windies Women Lose Against South Africa In ODI Series

West Indies Women lost their final ODI by six wickets to South Africa’s Women in Johannesburg on Sunday, and with it, the series 2-1. Scores: Windies 174 all out from 49.2 overs vs. SAW 175 for 4 from 39.5 overs. The Windies Women won the toss and elected to bat first but only managed a paltry score of 174, all […]