Tag: West Indies

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CWI Sympathetic To Players Fears In ‘Unprecedented Times’ — CEO

CWI chief executive, Johnny Grave KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) — Cricket West Indies (CWI) says it has no hard feelings towards players who have declined selection for the tour of Bangladesh, saying the COVID-19 pandemic had resulted in “unprecedented times and unprecedented conditions”, under which to play cricket. Chief executive officer, Johnny Grave, said CWI had made it clear to players […]

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Clive Lloyd — “Jason Holder Is Doing A Good Job”

Sir Clive Hubert Lloyd CBE AO, former West Indies cricket captain, is backing Jason Holder to remain as captain for the current Windies team.  Clive Lloyd, one of the most destructive batsmen of all time and one of the most successful and respected captains of West Indies, believes that Holder continues to be the best man for the job. “Who […]

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The Kiwis Make The West Indies Pay Dearly

New Zealand defeated West Indies in the first test held at Hamilton by an inning and 134 runs.  West Indies had won the toss and put kiwis to bat on a green top wicket. Despite a greenish track, West Indies bowlers managed to take only two wickets on the first day.  Kane Williamson went on and on and didn’t give […]

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Coach Simmons — Bravo Needs To Get Himself Fit

West Indies coach Phil Simmons has admitted concern for the recent spate of injuries suffered by veteran T20 star Dwayne Bravo but insists the player remains in consideration for next year’s World Cup squad once fit and available. The 37-year-old Bravo, who recently set the milestone of claiming 500 T20 wickets in this season’s Caribbean Premier League (CPL), picked up […]

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Windies Set To Play New Zealand

Following the shellacking from England in a three-match Test series last month, the Windies are now set to travel to New Zealand in October, where they will take on the home team in three Test matches and three T20 Internationals. New Zealand cricket is currently working with the government on the bio-security measures that will need to be in place […]

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PKF Report Breeds More Concerns Regarding Cameron’s Stewardship

Radio Jamaica Sports has claimed possession of a copy of the 63-page controversial PKF audit report that was ordered by current CWI president Ricky Skerritt. The report covers Dave Cameron’s tenure and stewardship as Cricket West Indies (CWI) President. The media outlet pointed out that on further scrutiny of the document, it found issues of undue influence over the board […]

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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 […]