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West Indies vs. England — Players’ Report Card

​”Some folks will say, ‘Oh, winning ain’t all!’ But I know it is all. At the end of the day, no one looks at the loser. So that is why we play to win.” — Sir Vivian Richards Broad to Blackwood, OUT! The Windies squad returned home without the Wisden Trophy and will remain with tag — Windies has not […]

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England Buries The Windies

Broad to Blackwood, OUT!  Strangled down the leg side, 10 for Broad! His first since 2013, would you believe?  England win by 269 runs and take the series 2-1. This was dug in halfway down the pitch. Blackwood shapes to pull, got a fair bit of bat on it – or maybe some glove – and Buttler took a sharp […]

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West Indies Seeks Upper Hand In Third Test — Preview

Got to have kaya now Got to have kaya now Got to have kaya now For the rain is falling Kaya — Bob Marley  West Indies won the first Test, credit to brilliant performances by Shannon Gabriel, Jermaine Blackwood, and skipper Jason Holder. However, in the second Test, Ben Stokes led an outstanding comeback against the Windies to give England a […]

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England Buried Windies In 2ND Test

Wake up and turn I loose Wake up and turn I loose Wake up and turn I loose For the rain is falling Got to have kaya now Got to have kaya now Got to have kaya now For the rain is falling Kaya — Bob Marley  England 469/9d & 129/3d vs. Windies 287 & 198 England beat the West Indies […]

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Coach Phil Simmons Laments

In one of his recent utterances in the press, Coach Phil Simmons lamented that though his team has performed well in the first Test by beating England to go one-up in the three-match Test Series, the batters, in general, have not stepped up to the plate. “The fact that we had two guys getting 60s and a couple of guys […]

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Did England Overstay Their Time At The Crease?

England has been the front-runners in the 2nd Test match against West Indies. A first innings score of 469 runs set by the England batters is considered a huge score on this pitch, given the overcast conditions on day 1. The England team declared at 469-9 after playing 162 overs at a run-rate just under 3 (2.90 to be precise). […]

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Did Windies Lose 2nd Test Plot?

Cricket lovely Cricket, At Lord’s where I saw it; Cricket lovely Cricket, At Lord’s where I saw it; Yardley tried his best But Goddard won the test. They gave the crowd plenty fun; Second Test and West Indies won. Victory Calypso – Egbert Moore (“Lord Beginner”) It’s cricket, lovely cricket, and oh, what a return it has been thus far […]

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England vs. West Indies 2nd Test Preview

After a remarkable winning return to cricket at Southampton, West Indies are set to face England in the 2nd test at Manchester this Thursday. The previous match had opened the doors for further international cricket, and possibly, we can expect the rest of the cricket boards to resume cricket sooner than later. Windies were tagged as the dark horse before […]

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England vs. Windies – First Test Review

July 8, 2020, marked the return of international cricket after four months of complete cricket lockdown. Although the Windies and England broke the game’s drought, there is still uncertainty in many countries.  Several competitions have been postponed for an indefinite period; cricket leagues and championships worldwide have been disturbed, Asia Cup 2020 has been postponed to 2021, and the fate […]

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West Indies Form Partnership With Unilever Brand — Lifebuoy

Cricket West Indies (CWI) and the West Indies team today announced a new partnership with Lifebuoy, the world’s number one selling hygiene soap, for their ongoing Sandals Tour of England. The series started last Wednesday, July 8, as West Indies faced England in the opening match at the Ageas Bowl, Southampton. Lifebuoy will be working with the West Indies by […]