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Negative PCR-Test Results Pave Way For ODI Resumption — Windies vs. Australia

In a newly released statement, Cricket West Indies (CWI) “announced that all 152 persons tested for COVID-19 on Thursday evening returned negative results, following the suspension of Thursday’s second CG Insurance One-Day International (ODI) before a ball was bowled at Kensington Oval, Barbados.” The statement further noted, “All members of the West Indies and Australia teams and coaching staff, as […]

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COVID-19 Forces No Play In Windies Second One-Day Against Australia

The second one-day international between West Indies and Australia was called to a halt minutes before the scheduled start in Barbados due to a positive COVID-19 case. The Windies in a statement noted that “The established COVID-19 protocols stipulate that all members of both teams and match officials will return immediately to the team hotel and will be re-tested later […]

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Gayle Shines As Windies Take Unassailable 3-0 Lead Against Australia

The West Indies was in a no-nonsense mood last evening when they took Australia to the sword by scoring a 3 – nil lead in their T20 International series encounter in St. Lucia. Chris Gayle was back to his utmost best, hitting 67 from 38 balls as the West Indies canter to victory with 31 balls to spare. Stand-in captain […]

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Windies Stars Fail To Shine — Disappointing T-20 Series Loss To The Proteas

After a disappointing 2 nil loss in the Test series to the South Africans, Caribbean Cricket lovers were eager to see the Men in Maroon stamp their authority in the T-20 format.  Their confidence stemmed from the Windies being the reigning World champion in this format and boasting several stars who are renowned and revered for their brilliance in 20 […]

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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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Coach Simmons — Opening Partnership Is The Key To Windies Future Success

Any good contractor will tell you that the key to a strong and dependable building is a solid and firm foundation. Therefore, a considerable amount of time and energy is expended on clearing the land, excavating, and setting up a foundation. The foundation of a good batting lineup and by extension a good Test team is a good opening partnership. […]

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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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Windies Down!

The West Indies have suffered their first test defeat in six months after they were crushed by an innings and 63 runs by South Africa at the Darren Sammy Cricket Ground in St Lucia inside three days. The Caribbean side began the third day on 82-4, trailing the visitors by 143. However, the Windies lost their last six wickets for 80 […]

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Can The West Indies Withstand The Force Of Australia This Summer?

On May 14, 2021, cricket lovers were greeted with the good news that the summer will be filled with blockbuster international cricket in the region. Cricket West Indies announced that the Windies is set to face off against South Africa in 2 Tests and 5 T-20s from June 10-July 3. Secondly, from July 9 to 24, the team will take […]