West Indies ODI skipper Jason Holder will be part of the event Bridgetown (Barbados), June 20 (IANS) Several cricketers are excited as preparations continue for the first West Indies Retired Player Foundation Golf Day, slated for Sunday at the prestigious Sandy Lane Country Club. "This is a great event and I believe it will be a tremendous success. It is for a very worthy cause and I am looking forward to participating," said Jaso
Holder has been immensely contributing with the bat There is little cause for excitement in West Indies cricket at the moment. Two convincing losses have extended their Test drought against Australia to a decade, while the newcomers tipped to succeed the old guard have so far fallen well short of expectations. The once fearsome Caribbean outfit is now all too often tamed - alarmingly easily at times. It must, therefore, come as a huge
Darren Sammy has high praise for Virat Kohli’s captaincy skills West Indies T20 captain Darren Sammy has lauded Indian Test skipper Virat Kohli for his aggressive intent and inclination to go for victory at all times, adding that he has very distinct qualities from his predecessor, MS Dhoni. Sammy was a teammate of Kohli at Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) during the recent IPL season and would have had a chance to watch how the star
Hobart Hurricanes’ George Bailey and Darren Sammy during a Bid Bash League match in January 2015 Hobart, June 11: Australia middle-order batsman George Bailey has confirmed that he has signed a two-year deal with Hobart Hurricanes in the T20 Big Bash League. "It's been a busy season and there is a lot to get through before the Hurricanes hit off, but the list is coming together nicely and I'm looking forward to being Hurr
Darren Sammy Bengaluru, April 18 (IANS) With one away win and one loss on home turf, hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) are sweating out for a victory over Mumbai Indians in the IPL-T20 tie here on Sunday. "In T20 format, both teams stand a good chance to win. Mumbai has got some match winners. We can't take them for granted. We need to execute our plans well to win over them," RCB all-rounder Darren Sammy told reporter
Despite not being a regular in the Indian side, Yuvraj Singh became the IPL's most expensive buy for the second successive auction as he made his way to the Delhi Daredevils for Rs. 16 crores. Only time will tell whether that turns out to be money well spent or an expensive mistake. But one thing is for sure, there are certainly plenty of other players that Delhi could have spent their money on. In fact, they could have bought an entire
After disrupting a Virat Kohli shoot earlier, the RCB Insider this time has shown up on the sets of a Kingfisher ad shoot which involved not only the Royal Challengers skipper, but also Chris Gayle, AB de Villiers, Darren Sammy and Dinesh Karthik. The players, as expected, aren’t pleased with the antics of the RCB Insider and throw him out. The Insider is later seen interacting with other members of the team and ends up at the food table.
Despite possessing some of the biggest names in world cricket, Royal Challengers Bangalore are yet to win a single Indian Premier League (IPL) title. Quite often in the past, the Bangalore-based franchise have been accused of being too dependent on particular individuals and not finding the right combination. With stars like Virat Kohli, AB de Villiers, Chris Gayle and Mitchell Starc guaranteed a place in the team, we take a look at what the res
The battle between West Indies’ batsmen and New Zealand’s bowlers will decide the outcome of the match Wellington, March 20 (IANS) A much-anticipated pulsating battle between New Zealand's bowlers and two-time champions West Indies' big hitters may well decide the fourth quarter-final of the cricket World Cup here on Saturday. Co-hosts New Zealand are high on confidence after romping into the knock-out stage with an all
Darren Sammy to play four matches for Nottinghamshire Nottingham, March 5 (IANS) West Indies Twenty20 captain Darren Sammy has agreed to a short-term deal with Nottinghamshire to play in this season's NatWest T20 Blast. Sammy will fill the second overseas slot during a two-week period where the Notts play four Blast matches from May 31 to June 12. He could also return for the knockouts if Notts qualify, reports CMC. "I
Can the Indians triumph against West Indies? The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison. More of it points towards India, the team working in unison to defend the title they won in 2011. There has been collective effort where every individual has contributed towards wins against Pakistan and South Africa. It was expected that the minnows had to be pummeled by the world champs, it did happen. Wes
Darren Sammy Perth, March 4 - All-rounder Darren Sammy has said that the West Indies are not daunted by the prospect of facing an unbeaten India when the two teams clash in the World Cup Pool B fixture at the WACA here on Friday. The West Indies remain in contention for a quarter-final berth, having won and lost two matches each and two more to play before the knockouts start. Jason Holders' men are in fourth place in the standings behi
The era of dominance of the West Indies cricket team is long over. Once a strong team that scaled great heights during the time of former legends like Viv Richards, Malcolm Marshall, Michael Holding, cricket in the Caribbean has been on the path of deterioration for long. It was at the peak of their power’s during the 80s and the early 90s that West Indies were truly regarded as a dominant power in World Cricket. On one hand
Ab de Villiers and Chris Gayle will hold the key to their respective side’s chances Sydney, Feb 26 (IANS) A buoyant West Indies will try to defy a recent run of poor results and extend their winning streak when they take on South Africa in a crucial cricket World Cup Pool B match here on Friday. Only last month, the Caribbean side were completely outplayed by the Proteas on African soil, battered 1-4 in a five-match One-Day Internatio
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