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West Indies Name Unchanged 13-Member Squad For 3rd Apex Test

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – Cricket West Indies (CWI) Men’s Selection Panel has named an unchanged squad for the third and final Apex Test match against England. The match will be the series decider and will be played at the Grenada National Stadium from March 24-28. The three-match Apex Series is level 0-0 following a draws in the first Apex Test […]

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England Cricket Captain Joe Root Not Brave Enough

That’s all she wrote! England 507/9d & 185/6d West Indies (Target 282) 411 & 135/5 If you are into the slam-bam, thank you mam kind of stuff, the second Test Match played between West Indies and England at the Kensington Oval in Barbados was not for you. The cricket match was slow going but enthralling to the point when the […]

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Brilliant Bairstow Century Helps England Rebuild Against West Indies

Jonny Bairstow scored a fine century to lift England on day one of the first Test with West Indies. Having won the toss and elected to bat in Antigua, it looked like being an all too familiar tale for a frequently fragile England line-up. The tourists’ top order collapsed to leave England 48-4 inside 16 overs, however, Bairstow (109 not […]

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Squad Named For 1st Apex Test Match And CWI President’s XI To Face England

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The Cricket West Indies (CWI) Selection Panel today named the West Indies Men’s squad for the first Apex Test match against England, as well as the CWI President’s XI squad for the four-day warm-up match. The first Apex Test will be played at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium from March 8-12, following the warm-up match at […]

NEWS

PAHO Director Calls For Rapid Antigen Tests

Dr. Carissa Etienne, Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has called for countries to prioritize rapid antigen tests for those with COVID-19 symptoms and who are most at risk of spreading the virus. She said it was necessary with COVID-19 surging throughout the Americas and demand for diagnostics at its highest. Dr. Etienne told Wednesday’s weekly news conference […]

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West Indies Get Ready For Sri Lanka Test Tour

The Cricket West Indies (CWI) Selection Panel announced the squads for the upcoming Best vs. Best men’s red-ball matches. The panel named 24 players for two three-day fixtures, which will be played at the Coolidge Cricket Ground on October 27-29 and November 1-3. The two teams will be led by Kraigg Brathwaite and Jermaine Blackwood. The players will use these […]

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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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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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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 […]