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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 […]

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Assessing The Positives And Negatives Of Jayden Seales In His Test Debut

Caribbean cricket lovers have longed for the return of the glory days when the West Indies dominated world cricket for nearly two decades. The backbone of the team was having a quartet of dominant fast bowlers. In the 1970s to 1980s, there were bowlers like Malcolm Marshall, Michael Holding, Joel Garner, Andy Roberts, and Collin Croft. The 1990s were dominated […]

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West Indies Loss In First Test — What Went Wrong?

Heading into the first test against the Proteas at the Darren Sammy Stadium, there was renewed optimism that this young Windies team was heading in the right direction. The optimism stemmed from the recent results of a Test series win in Bangladesh, the defeating of Sri Lanka in the ODI and T20 series at home, as well as a drawn […]

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India vs Australia: 3 Changes Team India Could Make

The Indian cricket team gave a perfect bye-bye to 2020 as they beat the Australian team in the 2nd test match. This win by team India got a lot of attention from cricket fans and cricket experts. Because no one was expecting team Indian to deliver a stunning performance after being all out for 36 runs in the second inning […]

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Windies Name Women Squad For England Tour

Cricket West Indies (CWI) selection panel has named an eighteen (18) member T20I squad for the Sandals West Indies Women’s Tour of England 2020. The West Indies Women will play five (5) T20 Internationals (T20I) against England Women from September 21-30, at the Incora County Ground, Derby. The touring party, who will all be tested for COVID-19 this week, is […]