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Sir Curtly — Glory Days Forever Lost!

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Legendary fast bowler Sir Curtly Ambrose has dismissed any chance of West Indies rediscovering the stellar form which typified their halcyon era of the late 1970s and 80s. The Antiguan, who snared 405 wickets from 98 Tests, said while there were quality players among the current generation, they were simply not enough to compare to the […]

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All Windies Players Back Home From India Except Gayle

According to press reports, all West Indian players in the IPL have returned to the Caribbean except for Jamaican Chris “Universe Boss” Gayle. Cricket West Indies (CWI) CEO Johnny Grave reportedly said, “all of our players are now safely back in the Caribbean apart from Chris Gayle who has decided to travel back at a later date” Gayle shared a […]

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Windies Falls In ICC T20 Rankings

Defending world champions West Indies have slipped two places in the latest ICC T20 ranking.  The Caribbean side has fallen to 10th, below Bangladesh and Sri Lanka who they defeated 2-1 in their most recent series in the Caribbean.  West Indies experienced the negative move despite losing just one of their last four T20 series. Meanwhile, England consolidated their lead […]

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Can The Windies Make It A ‘Threepeat’?

Remember the Name! Ian Bishop exclaimed those words following a Carlos Brathwaite six to end a thrilling and even miraculous victory.  West Indies needed an improbable 19 runs from the last over, and Brathwaite smashed 4 sixes in a row off Ben Stokes to claim the trophy. The West Indies is the only two-time winner in this World Cup format, […]

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Top 5 West Indies Test Batsmen of All-Time

In the game of cricket, it is the batsmen that bring excitement and pleasure to the lovely sport. For nearly 100 years, the West Indies batsmen have brought flamboyance, flair, and splendor to Caribbean fans and the world alike.  From as far back as George Headley to Chris Gayle, the West Indies have produced exhilarating batters and contributed to some […]

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Why Jason Holder Epitomizes the New West Indies Cricket Team

For more than two decades, the West Indies have struggled to put out a winning ‘product’ on the field. In this period, the team suffered from mismanagement, scandals, and a lack of professionalism on the part of some players.  However, in the past few years, Caribbean cricket lovers have been given a glimmer of hope that better days are ahead. […]

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Simmons Eyes Makeup Of World Cup Squad Through Sri-Lanka Series

The upcoming T20 series against Sri Lanka will be used as a Windies platform to identify key players for the World T20 Championship in India later this year. The West Indies, who are the defending World T20 champions, will take on Sri Lanka in a three-game series, with matches being played on March 3, 5, and 7 at the Coolidge […]

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Windies Players — No Option To Fitness!

Media pundits and fans have been left puzzled by a fitness test that has left some players out of the Windies squad to face Sri Lanka. Players excluded from the squad due to fitness concerns include youngsters such as Shimron Hetmyer, Sheldon Cottrell, Roston Chase, and Oshane Thomas However, veteran players the likes of Chris Gayle (41) and Fidel Edwards […]

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Chris Gayle Touches Down From Pakistan To Join Windies T20 Squad

Jamaica and West Indies opening batting star Chris’ Universe’ Gayle has interrupted his stint with the Quetta Gladiators in Pakistan to return to the Caribbean in anticipation of participating in the West Indies T20 home series against Sri Lanka. The 41-year-old Gayle is expected to return to the West Indies’ T20I squad for the first time in two years. Gayle […]