Tag: West Indies

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Take-Aways From West Indies vs Sri Lanka Home Series

Rally round the West Indies is the anthem in support of the West Indies Cricket team for nearly thirty years. It was a fitting song that became the team’s anthem when it was released in 1993. In the past twenty years, it has been tough to rally around the West Indies. However, the recent series against Bangladesh and Sri Lanka […]

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WIPA Set To Launch Mentorship Program

Wavell Hinds, the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) CEO, is on a new path in bringing support and help to current West Indies players. Hinds opined that a mentorship program would provide tremendous support and build solidarity between current and past players. He argued that current players would benefit from the knowledge and experience of past players. The former Windies […]

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Windies Captain Brathwaite Proud Of Team Effort

West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite and opening batter has lauded the effort of his team despite the drawn result in the two-match Test series against Sri Lanka. The last Test culminated in a draw as the Sri Lankans held firm to shut the Windies out by scoring 193 for 2 at the close of play. In both Tests, neither team […]

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5 Reasons West Indies Can Go All The Way To Win The T20 Title In India

West Indies are the defending champions of the T20 World Cup title; can they defend their title in the country where they won their second T20 title five years ago? You play to win titles and trophies, and that’s what 16 teams will be doing when they gather in the Indian sub-continent in October this year. Carlos Brathwaite, the hero […]

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India Favorite To Win World Cup

India has recently won their 8th consecutive T20I series, and that too against one of the top sides in the world, England. With the comeback win, after trailing the series 1-2, India looks clear favorites to win the title for the second time in their own backyard. They won the inaugural 2007-edition beating arch-rivals Pakistan in a thrilling final. T20 […]

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West Indies Thrash Bangladesh 2-0 In Test Series Win

What a game of Cricket we have witnessed from the West Indies-Bangladesh Test series as Windies win the series 2-0. No one would have ever imagined that a West Indies second-string team would dominate in the Asia subcontinent. West Indies proved their critics wrong by winning in a situation where all odds were against them. “Cricket means everything to us. People […]

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Brilliant Windies!

Mayers’ record-breaking double delivers historic win for Windies CHATTOGRAM, Bangladesh (CMC) — Left-hander Kyle Mayers became only the second West Indies batsman to hit a double-hundred on debut as an under-strength West Indies pulled off the highest-ever successful run chase on the Asian continent and the fifth-highest in Test history, to stun Bangladesh by three wickets in the opening Test […]

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JCA First Vice President Laments Approach Taken By Some Windies’ Players

In an interview on Jamaica’s Hitz 92 FM radio sports program Sports Grill, the first vice president of Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA), Dr. Donovan Bennett, lamented the approach taken by some players to shun the current Asian tour even as they ply their trade in franchise tournaments. “What really surprise me is that some of the players who did not […]

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Bangladesh In ODI Clean Sweep Series Against Windies

Bangladesh has whitewashed the West Indies 3-0 in the recently concluded ODI series. The visitor’s (West Indies) batting went horribly wrong, and the team could not muster 200 runs in any of the three matches played. The West Indies selectors had sent a team wet behind the ears to tour Bangladesh, whose total team experience was just over 120 matches. […]