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Denesh Ramdin was not axed from West Indies ODI squad, claims source
Denesh Ramdin was not axed from West Indies ODI squad, claims source

Denesh Ramdin’s knock of 169 against Bangladesh in 2014 is the highest score by a West Indies wicket-keeper in ODIs Port of Spain (Trinidad), Aug 3  Contrary to reports, experienced wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin was not dropped from the West Indies cricket team for the proposed tour of Zimbabwe. The 30-year-old Test captain was picked in the squad which was due to play a tri-nation series with the hosts and Pakistan, a source cl

Aug 3 2015
Ex-Windies cricket administrator Gabriel Henry dies
Ex-Windies cricket administrator Gabriel Henry dies

  St. George's (Grenada), Aug 2 (IANS) Late Gabriel Henry The Grenada Cricket Association (GCA) was mourning the death of its former president and council member Gabriel Henry in Cuba. Henry, 52, died on Saturday from injuries sustained in a vehicular accident on Thursday. He was in Cuba to attend his daughter's graduation as a medical doctor when the accident occurred, reports CMC. Gabriel Henry Jr. confirmed his fath

Aug 2 2015
Windies legends to play T20 matches in New York
Windies legends to play T20 matches in New York

 Courtney Walsh(C) and Shivnarine Chanderpaul(R) are going to participate in two Twenty20 matches New York, Aug 2 (IANS)  Legendary batsman Garfield Sobers is among a group of former West Indies cricketers who will participate in two Twenty20 cricket matches. Some of the legends who are joining Sobers to play the matches include former openers Gordon Greenidge and Desmond Haynes, Carl Hooper, Courtney Walsh, Richie Richardson

Aug 2 2015
Video: When it took the umpire ages to give an LBW - Longest decision in cricket?
Video: When it took the umpire ages to give an LBW - Longest decision in cricket?

Umpire Billy Bowden West Indies toured Australia in 2010 and played the 2nd match of the ODI series at Adelaide on February 9, 2010. The match was won easily by Australia, who outclassed West Indies in every department. West Indies set a target of 171 to the hosts, which was chased down with disdain by Australia in the 27th over.  The match is not thus memorable at all, being another one-sided contest among many. However, the

Aug 1 2015
5 best performers from the 2015 Carribean Premier League
5 best performers from the 2015 Carribean Premier League

The Caribbean Premier League, which was launched in 2013, completed its third edition, as the Trinidad and Tobago Red Steelers beat Barbados Tridents by 20 runs. The cricket carnival which had replaced the Caribbean T20 as the premier T20 tournament in the Caribbean was started with 6 franchises. The Jamaican Tallahwahs won the inaugural tournament in 2013. Here’s a list of the top 5 players who shone in the latest edition of the

Does Raina deserve another shot in Tests?
Does Raina deserve another shot in Tests?

Raina should be given a chance to prove his game "I have not been given enough chances to prove my calibre as a Test cricketer. You can't judge a player on the basis of just one match after a hectic series of one-day and T20 games. I am not asking for five Test matches to prove myself. Give me two-three games. And if I don't perform, drop me forever," Raina said recently. There is no doubt that he is one of the best I

Jul 31 2015
Stats: Fastest to 400 Test wickets
Stats: Fastest to 400 Test wickets

Dale Steyn is congratulated by his teammates after picking up his 400th Test wicket Dale Steyn joined the illustrious 400-Test wickets club after he dismissed Tamim Iqbal in the 2nd Test match between Bangladesh and South Africa which got underway at Mirpur today. He completed the feat in his 80th Test match, the same as the great Sir Richard Hadlee. Only Muttiah Muralitharan has been quicker to achieve the landmark with the Sri

Jul 30 2015
Has Test cricket in West Indies become irrelevant?
Has Test cricket in West Indies become irrelevant?

Will West Indies again become a Test cricket powerhouse?  West Indies have won just six while they have lost 11 of the 20 Test matches they have played since the start of 2013. A deeper look into this stat shows that they have lost all their eight Test matches abroad while they have won just half of their home games. So the best Test nation 30-40 years ago has stooped so low that they cannot win consistently at home while a win ov

Jul 30 2015
Chris Gayle's runs, Dwayne Bravo's wickets and other Caribbean Premier League 2015 numbers
Chris Gayle's runs, Dwayne Bravo's wickets and other Caribbean Premier League 2015 numbers

Chris Gayle’s average was the highest in the tournament The third edition of the Caribbean Premier League, the domestic T20 competition in West Indies, concluded on July 26, 2015 with Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel led by Dwayne Brave defeating Barbados Tridents led by Kieron Pollard in the final of the tournament. Barbados Tridents were the defending champions going into this edition after winning the last edition in 2014. But Dway

Jul 28 2015
Stats: Tillakaratne Dilshan breaks into the 10000 club
Stats: Tillakaratne Dilshan breaks into the 10000 club

Tillakaratne Dilshan – Getting better with age As soon as Angelo Mathews won the toss and decided to bat first, all eyes were set on the opener Tilakaratene Dilshan, who was just 55 runs away from reaching the 10,000 runs milestone. He didn’t upset the crowd too, reaching the new height and becoming the fourth Sri Lankan to ever score 10,000-plus runs in an ODI career. The home team, Sri Lanka restore their pride by winning the

Jul 27 2015
Pakistan's cricket tour of Zimbabwe called off
Pakistan's cricket tour of Zimbabwe called off

Pakistan have now qualified for the Champions Trophy Lahore, July 26 (IANS) The cricket boards of Pakistan and Zimbabwe have decided to call off the limited-overs series between the two countries that the Africans were to host from August. As a result, the proposed tri-series involving Pakistan, Zimbabwe and the West Indies has also been written off. Pakistan were scheduled to visit Zimbabwe in mid-August for a month-long series. Zimbabwe,

Jul 26 2015
Reports: Pakistan's tour of Zimbabwe called off to protect Champions Trophy spot
Reports: Pakistan's tour of Zimbabwe called off to protect Champions Trophy spot

The 3rd ODI between Pakistan and Zimbabwe in progress at the Gaddafi Stadium Pakistan team's tour of Zimbabwe in August-September and a planned tri-series ODI tournament also involving West Indies have been called off after mutual understanding between the countries of Pakistan and Zimbabwe, a PCB official confirmed. "It is true we were having second thoughts about playing a tri-series with West Indies, but the Zimbabwe Board

Jul 25 2015
ICC plans for ODI fund for Associate Members and compulsory participation for Full Members in T20 qualifiers
ICC plans for ODI fund for Associate Members and compulsory participation for Full Members in T20 qualifiers

Afghanistan is one of the countries that is having problems There is good news for Associate Members. David Richardson, ICC Chief Executive, said that the option of setting up an ODI fund is being explored. The top associate countries, Ireland and Afghanistan, have been having trouble despite being included in the ICC ODI rankings, because of waning broadcaster interest due to profitability concerns. “It’s a fact that even matc

Jul 25 2015
6 times the stadium crowds shamed Cricket
6 times the stadium crowds shamed Cricket

Cricket, known as the gentleman’s game, has had many not-so-gentlemen-like moments over the years. While most of the incidents involve the players, the stadium crowds have had their share too, much to the embarrassment of their home team, stadium officials and board members. The recent crowd violence in the Sri Lanka-Pakistan ODI in Colombo is an example of this trend. The unrest in the stand had escalated to such a level that security

Jul 23 2015
One of the greatest Test match overs of all time
One of the greatest Test match overs of all time

Too hot to handle It was 1993 in Old Trafford when a young blonde leg spinner’s delivery which appeared to drift mid-way it flight, later turned a mile to click the top of off stump. A baffled Mike Gatting, the English man, stands in absolute awe of the artistry of the then relatively unknown Shane Keith Warne. More than two decades now since that iconic delivery, it has aptly being labeled as “The Ball of the ce

Jul 19 2015
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