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IPL 2016: Darren Sammy defends Chris Gayle, says he is a soft target for media
IPL 2016: Darren Sammy defends Chris Gayle, says he is a soft target for media

Chris Gayle and Darren Sammy during the World T20 2016 in IndiaTwo-time World T20 winning West Indies captain Darren Sammy has defended his teammate Chris Gayle, who has once again found himself in the middle of a sexism row due to some crude comments in a recent interview.The big Jamaican was vividly criticized for asking Australian television broadcaster Mel McLaughlin out on a date in a live interview during a Big Bash League match earlier thi

May 27 2016
Dwayne Bravo calls West Indies squad selection
Dwayne Bravo calls West Indies squad selection "a joke"

The trio lashed out at the WICB for including Narine and Pollard in the squadThe inclusion of Sunil Narine and Kieron Pollard in the West Indies squad for their tri-series against Australia and South Africa has left Darren Sammy, Dwayne Bravo and Chris Gayle baffled, with Bravo calling their selection "a joke". The three have been left out of the announced 14-men team, which will be lead by 24-year-old all-rounder Jason Holder.Off-spinn

May 20 2016
IPL 2016: The cricketing world celebrates Virat Kohli's hundred on Twitter
IPL 2016: The cricketing world celebrates Virat Kohli's hundred on Twitter

Virat Kohli after reaching his hundred against KXIP at BengaluruVirat Kohli’s superhuman effort last night helped Royal Challengers Bangalore to register a comprehensive win against Kings XI Punjab at Bengaluru. The star Indian batsman played a majestic knock of 113 off just 50 balls in a rain-affected match which was reduced to 15 overs a side.Banking on Kohli’s yet another master-class, RCB posted a mammoth 211 on the board and

May 19 2016
Is West Indies cricket heading back to its glory days?
Is West Indies cricket heading back to its glory days?

West Indies men’s and women’s teams celebrate their ICC World T20 victories at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata Every ICC tournament, whether ODI or T20, leaves behind many stories which are and will be talked about by many people in the years to come. The ICC World T20 2016 hosted by India, was no different. It left behind many stories of players and teams which gave it their all or were not able to perform on the b

May 9 2016
IPL 2016: Darren Sammy reveals why Kieron Pollard hesitated to have a chat with him
IPL 2016: Darren Sammy reveals why Kieron Pollard hesitated to have a chat with him

Sammy and Pollard during the semi-finals of the 2012 World T20West Indies T20 captain Darren Sammy on Sunday made an interesting revelation about Mumbai Indians all-rounder Kieron Pollard, who had insisted on not speaking with him before their match against Sunrisers Hyderabad in Visakhapatnam.The defending champions suffered a humiliating 85-run loss against the Sunrisers at their new home venue as they were unable to chase a target of 177. The

Darren Sammy starts his commentary career with IPL 2016
Darren Sammy starts his commentary career with IPL 2016

Darren Sammy tries his hand at commentary during IPL 2016Darren Sammy, for being brutally honest and wearing his heart on his sleeves, the West Indian captain Darren Sammy is well loved by cricket fans around the world. Sammy, who has remained unpicked in this edition of the IPL, sprang a surprise on everyone by making his debut in the commentators' box. Sammy made his first appearance as a commentator alongside Mpemelelo Mbangwa and Ramiz Ra

May 8 2016
5 facts about Darren Sammy that you probably didn't know
5 facts about Darren Sammy that you probably didn't know

Darren Sammy has been an inspiration to the West IndiesHe has quoted that he grew up watching former legendary West Indian batsmen, Desmond Haynes and Gordon Greenidge, play at their pomp. His wife told him that he’s the most famous cricketer in the West Indies region. And yet, despite winning the ICC World T20 twice for the West Indies and still not being picked for the subsequent summer blast; IPL 2016, one simply doesn’t ignor

May 5 2016
IPL 2016: 5 star players who can still feature as replacements
IPL 2016: 5 star players who can still feature as replacements

Players like Darren Sammy can still be a part of IPL 2016Injuries are part and parcel of any cricketer’s life. However, it is a sad thing for a cricketer to miss out due to injury. This year in the ongoing IPL 2016, the curse named injury has already got the better of most of the stalwarts who were plying their trade in the high-profile tournament.The new franchise Rising Pune Supergiants seem to have been affected the most by the injuries

May 3 2016
Angry Viv Richards slams ICC for being partial towards India
Angry Viv Richards slams ICC for being partial towards India

ICC’s condemnation of the West Indies players has not gone down well with RichardsWith his uninhibited stroke-play and brazen body language, Sir Viv Richards was undoubtedly the most feared batsman of his era. Long retired from the game, the West Indian has launched another scathing attack. But this time, it is off the field and targeted towards the International Cricket Council (ICC).NDTV Sports reported the 64-year old criticizing the spo

Apr 29 2016
PSL team owner seeks Pakistani citizenship for Darren Sammy
PSL team owner seeks Pakistani citizenship for Darren Sammy

Darren Sammy with the ICC World T20 silverwareOften mistakenly referred to as Shahid Afridi's younger cousin, the owner of PSL's Peshawar Zalmi, Javed Afridi has written a letter to the Pakistani President, Mamnoon Hussain requesting the latter to confer an honorary Pakistani citizenship to the present West Indian T20I captain, Darren Sammy.Javed Afridi, in his aforementioned letter to the president of Pakistan, stated that Samm

Apr 27 2016
Lendl Simmons' sacrifice for West Indies cricket costs him IPL chance
Lendl Simmons' sacrifice for West Indies cricket costs him IPL chance

West Indian players celebrate after their semi-final win over India in MumbaiLendl Simmons was not a part of the initial West Indies squad for the ICC World T20 2016 but he arrived in India as a replacement for injured Johnson Charles before the semi-final in Mumbai. In the match against India, Simmons played an innings of a lifetime and guided his nation to the final.Samuel Badree continued to remain the backbone of the West Indian bowling attac

Apr 24 2016
Is Dwayne Bravo the best T20 death bowler in the world?
Is Dwayne Bravo the best T20 death bowler in the world?

Dwayne Bravo has emerged out as one of the best T20 bowlers in world cricketWest Indies’ title-clinching victory in the ICC World T20 2016 was in many ways a revelation for a nation plagued with numerous controversies.It showed that despite being shunned and criticized for reasons best known to the critics, the West Indian players possessed an indomitable will and an immaculate team spirit, and that they were determined to win the champions

Apr 21 2016
Legendary West Indian cricketers want non-functioning WICB to be dissolved
Legendary West Indian cricketers want non-functioning WICB to be dissolved

Usually a calm character, Darren Sammy had lashed out at the WICB during the World T20In a move which could shake West Indies cricket’s structure, a panel comprising of former greats such as Garry Sobers, Viv Richards, Wes Hall and Andy Roberts has called for the under-fire West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to be disbanded. ESPN Cricinfo reported the distinguished cricketers seeking an interim committee to oversee the affairs of the spo

Apr 19 2016
History will vindicate me, argues embattled WICB chief Dave Cameron
History will vindicate me, argues embattled WICB chief Dave Cameron

Dave Cameron (L) at the ICC Board Meeting in 2014West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Dave Cameron has dismissed recent criticism of his leadership saying he has always acted in the best interest of cricket in the West Indies.Cameron, who successfully gained re-election last year, said much of the criticism he had received was "absurd" and argued he would be eventually vindicated by history, reports CMC.The Jamaican has been fendi

Apr 12 2016
How umpire Kumar Dharmasena was the unnoticed hero of the World T20 final
How umpire Kumar Dharmasena was the unnoticed hero of the World T20 final

Umpires Kumar Dharmasena and Rod Tucker discuss the controversial catchCarlos Brathwaite’s four sixes off the final over and captain Darren Sammy’s emotional speech against his country’s cricket administration have become  stuff of legend from the 2016 World T20 final, where West Indies trumped England in the last over. Marlon Samuels was adjudged to be the Man of the Match for his unbeaten 66-ball 85, but there was an even

Apr 9 2016
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