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Sunil Narine's new action within limits, says the ICC
Sunil Narine's new action within limits, says the ICC

Narine was reported for a suspected illegal action for the 2nd time in his career in November last year.Officials monitoring the remodelled action of the West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine say he is now bowling within limits stipulated by the International Cricket Council (ICC).Local match referee Michael Ragoonath and cricket administrator Jeffrey Guillen both said they saw nothing to be concerned about while watching Narine's new act

Feb 3 2016
Sunil Narine returns to competitive cricket with a remodelled action
Sunil Narine returns to competitive cricket with a remodelled action

Narine was reported for suspected action during a series against Sri LankaWest Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine has made his highly anticipated return to competitive cricket from a career threatening international ban.Boasting a remodelled action, the 27-year-old captured two for 37 in a 10-over spell as his domestic club Queen's Park beat Clarke Road by 32 runs at Wilson Road here on Sunday in the opening round of the 50-overs championship, r

Feb 1 2016
Darren Sammy wants West Indies to stay World No. 1 in T20s
Darren Sammy wants West Indies to stay World No. 1 in T20s

The WI T20 captain said that West Indies cricket is his passion.The West Indies captain Darren Sammy is backing his team to keep their T20 number one ranking and also win this year's World Twenty20 tournament.The 32-year-old was on Friday named the West Indies captain for the tournament to be played in India from March 8 to April 3, reports CMC.Sammy has made 60 appearances in T20 Internationals for the regional side. He previously led the We

Jan 31 2016
2016 ICC World T20: Chris Gayle returns to the squad; Darren Sammy to captain the side
2016 ICC World T20: Chris Gayle returns to the squad; Darren Sammy to captain the side

Three controversial players will represent West Indies after a long time.The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) selectors announced on Friday that Darren Sammy will captain the West Indies team at the 2016 ICC World Twenty20.The tournament will start from the 8th of March to the 3rd of April. The 15-man squad to be led by the 32-year-old Sammy, includes Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo and Sunil Narine. Gayle, Bravo and Narine will be playing fo

Jan 30 2016
Chris Gayle and Andre Russell are likely to be named in the West Indies World T20 squad
Chris Gayle and Andre Russell are likely to be named in the West Indies World T20 squad

The Jamaican pair are likely to be named for the March 8 to April 3 tournament.Batting sensation Chris Gayle and all-rounder Andre Russell are likely to be included in the 15-man West Indies squad for the Twenty20 World Cup, to be hosted by India.Some media reports on Wednesday announced the squad without Gayle and Russell, sparking some speculation on social media but the Jamaican pair are likely to be named for the March 8 to April 3 tournament

Embattled Sunil Narine aiming to be ready for the World T20
Embattled Sunil Narine aiming to be ready for the World T20

Narine has been struggling with his bowling action, and has been banned from bowling twice.Under-fire West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine says he is targeting the ICC World T20 in India in March for a return to international cricket.The 27-year-old was banned from bowling in international cricket last November after the sport's governing body (ICC) ruled his action to be illegal and has not played any competitive cricket since, reports CMC.S

Jan 22 2016
Uncontracted players can still play in the World T20, says WICB
Uncontracted players can still play in the World T20, says WICB

This huddle might be seen again, if those in it wish to.When the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) announced the list of contracted players for the 2015-16 season, it did so keeping in mind the long-term future of the side and also players’ commitments. Hence, the exclusion of stalwarts such as Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Darren Sammy, Andre Russell and Kieron Pollard didn’t come as a surprise per se, although it did raise some eye

Jan 14 2016
5 reasons why West Indies can win the 2016 World T20 despite their woeful current form
5 reasons why West Indies can win the 2016 World T20 despite their woeful current form

The year has ended on a bad note for the West Indies whose weaknesses in every department have been exposed by the mighty Australians on their home soil. But in T20s, it is a completely different ball game. Free-flowing and fun loving as they are, the Windies perfectly enjoy themselves in T20 cricket and have no dearth of talent in their ranks to surprise the big teams. In fact, in the latest released ICC T20 rankings, they share the top spot wi

Jan 12 2016
Darren Sammy and Andre Russell dropped from WICB contract list for the year 2015-16
Darren Sammy and Andre Russell dropped from WICB contract list for the year 2015-16

Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard are also missing from the list.The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has shocked the cricketing world with their decision of not signing annual contracts with their T20 captain Darren Sammy and all-rounder Andre Russell for the 2015-16 international season. Left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn has also been left out from the West Indies side.Previously, Chris Gayle and Sunil Narine had turned down WICB’s contracts.

Jan 9 2016
10 current Asian-origin cricketers who are prospering in international cricket for other teams
10 current Asian-origin cricketers who are prospering in international cricket for other teams

With modernity, the world has become a global village with an increasing cosmopolitan culture. People travel a great deal and even choose to live in other parts of the world for a change in occupation or lifestyle. The continents of Europe, Australia and America are in fact driven by a booming Asian population who live and work there. Over the years, many people from the Asian communities have made these distant lands their home and contributed

Jan 6 2016
Marlon Samuels banned from bowling for 12 months
Marlon Samuels banned from bowling for 12 months

Marlon Samuels will not able to bowl in international cricket for one year following his ban West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels has been banned from bowling in international cricket for the next 12 months after having been reported for suspect action after the first Test on the West Indies tour of Sri Lanka. This is the third time in his career that Samuels has been banned due to his bowling action. In 2013, Samuels was banned from

Dec 13 2015
Sunil Narine’s bowling action found to be illegal
Sunil Narine’s bowling action found to be illegal

Narine under scrutiny again The International Cricket Council today confirmed that an independent assessment has found the bowling action of West Indies Sunil Narine to be illegal and, as such, the off-spinner has been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect. In accordance with Article 6.1 of the regulations, Narine’s international suspension will also be recognised and enforced by all National Cricket F

Nov 29 2015
No repeat of Tuesday's heroics as Barisal Bulls succumb to easy defeat against Comilla Victorians
No repeat of Tuesday's heroics as Barisal Bulls succumb to easy defeat against Comilla Victorians

Kulasekara was adjudged MoM for his three wickets Barisal Bulls were bowled out to a below par score for the second time in two days but unlike Tuesday, they were unable to defend their total as Comilla Victorians romped home to an eight-wicket victory. The hosts chased down the target of 90 with twelve balls to spare to notch up their second victory of the season. The Bulls batting failed to rise to the occasion yet again as only three pla

Nov 25 2015
Can the mystery spinners find their mojo again in international cricket?
Can the mystery spinners find their mojo again in international cricket?

Can Mendis take over the mantle once again? Batting has been cricket’s glamour queen for a very long time. Fast bowling also hogged the limelight for some time with the rise of the invincible West Indian team. However, spin bowling has always been the perennial nerd in world cricket. Appreciating a spin bowler takes the same amount of patience as fishing. To read a spinner’s mind, one needs to be endowed with the brain of a gra

Nov 11 2015
Sunil Narine reported for suspect action during West Indies Sri Lanka series
Sunil Narine reported for suspect action during West Indies Sri Lanka series

In the ongoing series against Sri Lanka, Sunil Narine has bagged four wickets After the third West Indies vs Sri Lanka ODI in Pallekele, visiting team offspinner Sunil Narine has been reported fora  suspect bowling action. In a report given to West Indies team management, match officials have expressed doubt over legality of the 27-year-old’s deliveries. In this match which Sri Lanka won by Duckworth Lewis met

Nov 9 2015
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