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Pooran Set To Showcase ‘Red Ball’ Skills

Better get ready, come do rock steady, yeahYou got to do this new dance, hope you are readyYou got to do it, just like Uncle FreddyIf you don’t know. Get Ready Alton Ellis Nicholas Pooran, the 25-year-old Windies batting star, is set to showcase his skills in the long form of the cricket game when the Windies A tackles New […]

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Andre Russell Chooses To Strut His Stuff In Sri Lanka

Andre Dwayne Russell, the 32-year-old Jamaica and Windies all-rounder, has made no bones about where his allegiance lies and, for obvious reasons, to the highest bidder, certainly not Windies or domestic cricket. And that’s his right – he has plied his trade globally in over 300 T20 matches and as a No Objection Certificate player has received strong support from […]

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New Zealand Seeks Joint ‘BLM’ Support Talk With Windies

The West Indies cricket team has been a staunch supporter of “Black Lives Matter” in the sports arena. On their tour of England over the past summer both teams took the knee and wore ‘Black Lives Matter’ logos on their shirts in support of the call for racial injustice. In a press report, New Zealand cricket coach Gary Stead reportedly […]

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Fletcher Touts Windies Brand Of Cricket

Rally, rally round the West Indies Now and forever Rally, rally round the West Indies Never say never Pretty soon the runs are going to flow like water Bringing so much joy to every son and daughter Rally round the West Indies — David Rudder Andre Fletcher, the 32-year-old Windward Islands, and Windies opening right-handed batter and wicketkeeper is gung-ho […]

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Windies’ Rahkeem Cornwall Is Back Under Scrutiny

Yeah, this album is dedicated To all the teachers that told me I’d never amount to nothin’ To all the people that lived above the buildings that I was hustlin’ in front of Called the police on me when I was just tryin’ to make some money to feed my daughter (it’s all good) — Notorious B.I.G In the rap […]

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NZ VS WI — The KIWIS Get Ready To Tackle The Calypso Boyz

New Zealand will begin their first bilateral series against the West Indies after a long break of 8 months due to the deadly novel coronavirus. Last time, New Zealand hosted India in a full-fledged series with 5 T20Is, 3 ODIs, and two tests from 2nd February to 3rd March. Although New Zealand, as a nation, had controlled coronavirus cases very […]

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Windies’ Bowler Sheldon Cottrell Among Those Called To Be Axed From Team

Indian cricket commentator and former cricketer Aakash Chopra argued in a piece on his Youtube vlog for the axing of some overseas stars from the Kings XI Punjab’s roster next year. Chopra’s call for chopping comes against the backdrop of mediocre performance and contribution from these players. KXIP struggled in the early part of the tournament and only got back […]

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Young Gun Nicholas Pooran Set To Fire For Melbourne Stars

Following his newly appointed position as Windies’ vice-captain for the three T20 Internationals (T20Is) in New Zealand and an impressive Indian Premier League (IPL) campaign, wicketkeeper-batsman Nicholas Pooran is now set to join the Melbourne Stars in the Australian Big Bash League (BBL). The 25-year-old has been signed as a replacement for England’s wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow. Along with a host […]

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Nicholas Pooran Joins Roston Chase In Windies New Leadership Path

Cricket West Indies (CWI) will be trodding a new path as the management named the essential deputies for the New Zealand series, which get underway November 27. Nicholas Pooran has been named vice-captain for the three T20 Internationals (T20Is), while Roston Chase was topped for the vice-captain for the two ICC World Test Championship matches. Chase, the tall, batting allrounder, […]

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Coach Calls On Windies’ Pacer To Step Up!

Photo source: facebook Roderick Orville Estwick, the former Barbadian first-class cricketer and current Windies bowling coach, is looking forward to spectacular bowling performances from the Windies bowlers under his charge. Estwick, the 59-year-old coach and brother of former Windies fast bowler Sylvester Clark, has been around Windies set up for several years, so his desire to see the bowlers performing […]