Sunil Narine is set to make a comeback to the WI squad Sunil Narine was recalled to the national squad by the West Indies selectors after almost a year out of action from international cricket. Narine has been included in the ODI and T20I squad for the West Indies tour of Sri Lanka. Narine sat out of the West Indies World Cup campaign in order to work on remodelling his suspect action, which was reported during the 2014 Champions League T2
Chris Gayle has had a stellar T20 season, in the Natwest Blast as well as the CPL Laying all speculation to rest, Pakistan Super League head Najam Sethi confirmed that Chris Gayle will indeed be seen featuring in the IPL-style T20 league to be flagged off next year, to be inaugurated in Qatar in February 2016. Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo and Darren Sammy will also be part of the event. The agency that manages Gayle, one of the most valuab
India won the inaugural T20 World Cup in 2007 Exactly 6 months from now, one of the most popular events in the cricketing world will start in India. It is the 6th edition of the ICC World T20. A nation which loves cricket like none other makes the tournament all the more exciting. The qualifying tournament has been done and dusted and now we have got all the 16 participants. This one is going to be one heck of an event. It promises to
The game of cricket portrays emotions in a beautiful canvas. The reactions of each team that plays the game is mirrored by its fans on a huge scale. Cricketers have immense potential to draw out emotions from the spectators of the sport, and their actions can make the entire world beam with joy, be it a cheeky gesture on-field, a witty remark during the presentation ceremony, a show of sportsmanship, or even an expressive celebration.
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