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Pollard Bows Out Of International Cricket

Kieron Adrian Pollard, the 33-year-old Trinidadian all-rounder has recently announced his retirement from international cricket after formally communicating his decision to CWI. Pollard was a member of the 2012 West Indies team which won the ICC T20 Men’s World Cup when they defeated Sri Lanka in the final at the Premadasa Stadium. The hard-hitting Windies batsman made his international debut […]

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Windies Depart India Winless

Windies came, competed, but couldn’t conquer; that’s all she wrote. Rohit Sharma earned bragging rights after Suryakumar Yadav explosive batting performance helped his team to secure a 17-run win over the West Indies in the final T20I. There was a glimmer of hope when the Windies had team India penned down at 93-4 towards the end of the 14th over […]

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Pooran “We Still Need To Negotiate The Spinners A Bit Better”

India 162 for 4 (Rohit 40, Suryakumar 34*, Chase 2-14) beat West Indies 157 for 7 (Pooran 61, Bishnoi 2-17, Harshal 2-37) by six wickets. Ravi Bishnoi and Rohit Sharma hand India a 1-0 lead in the first of the three-match T20I series. This win comes on the back of a clean sweep of a three-match ODI series by India, […]

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Windies Women Lose Against South Africa In ODI Series

West Indies Women lost their final ODI by six wickets to South Africa’s Women in Johannesburg on Sunday, and with it, the series 2-1. Scores: Windies 174 all out from 49.2 overs vs. SAW 175 for 4 from 39.5 overs. The Windies Women won the toss and elected to bat first but only managed a paltry score of 174, all […]

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Windies Turn The Corner?

The West Indies put on a commanding display of batting and bowling performance to belt their way to a 17-run victory over England in the final T20I that sealed a 3-2 series win. Jason Holder created pandemonium in the cricket Mecca at the Kensington Oval in Barbados with a sensational grab of four wickets in four balls, thus becoming only […]

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West Indies Batsmen Show Good Form In Practice Game

West Indies batsmen showed heat in their warmup game ahead of the Betway T20 International Series against England. The team thrashed the BCA President’s XI in their practice match game. The BCA President’s XI batted first, putting on the board 131-6 off their 20 overs. However, the target was revised to 160 off 20 overs, and West Indies reached 165-3 […]

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CWI Director Takes Aim At Skerritt Administration

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Calvin Hope, the high-ranking Barbados Cricket Association official who last year mounted a failed bid for the vice-presidency of Cricket West Indies (CWI), has revisited the three-year-old axing of Head Coach Richard Pybus as part of his criticism of the Ricky Skerritt administration. The decision to fire Englishman Pybus, Hope told Starcom Radio’s Mason and Guest, was […]

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Windies Rising Stars U19s Get Ready For ICC World Cup

In a press release, Cricket West Indies (CWI) announced the match schedule for the Youth One-Day International Series between West Indies Rising Stars U19s and South Africa U19s. The teams will play four 50-over matches in St Vincent and the Grenadines from December 26 to January 3 at Arnos Vale Stadium and Cumberland Playing Field. The West Indies and South […]

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A Glimmer Of Hope Despite Heavy Defeat For Young Windies Against The Pakistanis

The expectations were very low for the West Indies ahead of the three-match T-20 International against Pakistan. The team was embarrassed in the recent World Cup by winning just one of their five matches. The team was put on the backfoot in the series without several first-team players, including Kieron Pollard, Evin Lewis, Shimron Hetmyer, Andre Russell, Lendl Simmons, Jason […]

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A Disappointing Windies Series Loss To Sri Lanka

The West Indies headed to Sri Lanka on the back of a disastrous ICC T-20 World Cup. The team entered the tournament as returning champions but left as tournament pretenders after finishing the group stage with just one win out of their five matches and fifth in the table. Fans were optimistic that a young test team could perform well […]