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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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Simmons Eyes Makeup Of World Cup Squad Through Sri-Lanka Series

The upcoming T20 series against Sri Lanka will be used as a Windies platform to identify key players for the World T20 Championship in India later this year. The West Indies, who are the defending World T20 champions, will take on Sri Lanka in a three-game series, with matches being played on March 3, 5, and 7 at the Coolidge […]

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Chris Gayle Touches Down From Pakistan To Join Windies T20 Squad

Jamaica and West Indies opening batting star Chris’ Universe’ Gayle has interrupted his stint with the Quetta Gladiators in Pakistan to return to the Caribbean in anticipation of participating in the West Indies T20 home series against Sri Lanka. The 41-year-old Gayle is expected to return to the West Indies’ T20I squad for the first time in two years. Gayle […]

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40 Off 14 Balls – That’s All It Took!

Ace Jamaica and Windies’ allrounder Andre Russell was in a no-nonsense mood in the final game of the two-match T20I series between West Indies and Sri Lanka. Russell blasted 40 runs off just 14 balls to see West Indies romped home with a clean sweep, winning the series two-nil against a fired-up Sri Lankan team who had earlier won the […]

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Windies’ Dig Own ODI Pit In Sri Lanka

Eh, whosoever diggeth a pit Shall fall in it, fall in it, eh Whosoever diggeth a pit Shall bury in it, shall bury in it — Bob Marley A betting man would be smiling all the way to the bank if he had placed his bet on Sri Lanka, winning the ODI three-match series against the West Indies. The fact […]

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Sri Lanka Taking Candy From A Baby?

The Sri Lankan Cricket will be touring the Caribbean for the first time in over ten years in a few days. They will be playing a total of three (3) test matches against a fledgling West Indian Cricket team that has not won a test series against the top-eight opposition in over five years. The Sri Lankans will be looking […]

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Mendis The Hero As Sri Lanka Squeaks Home

Sri Lanka 164 for 9 (Dilshan 59, Mendis 21*, Narine 3-21) beat West Indies 159 for 8 (Russell 41, Holder 36, Lakmal 3-15) by one wicket (D/L method) West Indies’ bowlers fought hard to make a match of it, but Sri Lanka held its nerve to cross the line with seven balls remaining in a thrilling truncated first One-Day International […]