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Gayle Shines As Windies Take Unassailable 3-0 Lead Against Australia

The West Indies was in a no-nonsense mood last evening when they took Australia to the sword by scoring a 3 – nil lead in their T20 International series encounter in St. Lucia. Chris Gayle was back to his utmost best, hitting 67 from 38 balls as the West Indies canter to victory with 31 balls to spare. Stand-in captain […]

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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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Windies Falls In ICC T20 Rankings

Defending world champions West Indies have slipped two places in the latest ICC T20 ranking.  The Caribbean side has fallen to 10th, below Bangladesh and Sri Lanka who they defeated 2-1 in their most recent series in the Caribbean.  West Indies experienced the negative move despite losing just one of their last four T20 series. Meanwhile, England consolidated their lead […]

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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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What Makes IPL One Of The Most Popular T20 League In The World?

Today, the Indian Premier League has been one of the most successful leagues around the world. During the inaugural season in 2008, there were questions raised about the longevity of the tournament. The questions of its survival were legitimate at the time, given that T20 was relatively new, and most players weren’t accustomed to playing this format of the game. […]

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Chris Gayle Eyes New T20 Cricket Record

Windies opening batter Chris “Universe Boss” Gayle must be cherishing the thought of becoming the first batsman to hit 1000 T20 sixes. There are very few batsmen in world cricket who hits the cricket ball more savagely than Gayle. The upcoming IPL will set the Windies star a platform to showcase his six-hitting power as he closes in on a […]

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Windies Set To Travel To Australia

There are now plans afoot for the Windies to do battle against Australia in three T20 Internationals in October, Cricket Australia has announced. According to a press release by the Australian Cricket Board, the boyz from the Caribbean will go head to head with Australia at the Riverway Stadium in Townsville on October 4 at the Cazaly Stadium on October […]

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Windies Proved Too Hot To Handle

The T20 World Cup is just months away, and teams are, therefore, busy trying to get their best possible XI in place before the tournament. With this competition in mind, the dominant West Indies tested their team against a young and inexperienced Sri Lankan team in a two-match T20I series in Sri Lanka. The first match was played at Pallekele […]

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Bravo Is Back In Windies Color

According to press reports, Dwayne Bravo will be joining the Windies T20 squad for the upcoming series against Ireland in the Caribbean. The last time Bravo Bravo represented the Windies in T20 International was in 2016 when the West Indies played Pakistan in Abu Dhabi. Dwayne John Bravo, the Trinidadian and Windies cricketer, played all formats of the game and […]

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Andre Russell Withdraws From Windies’ T20 Squad

Ace Windies and Jamaica wonder boy and star all-rounder Andre Russell has pulled out of the West Indies’ T20 squad to face India this weekend. While playing the Global T20 Canada, the 31-year-old Russell expressed a degree of discomfort in his knees. Recently, Russell left the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, to undergo knee surgery. After a successful operation, he […]