newscricket12 days ago

Desmond Haynes, Floyd Reifer and Phil Simmons shortlisted for West Indies coach role

The trio of Desmond Haynes, Floyd Reifer and Phil Simmons have been shortlisted for the role of the head coach of the West Indies men's team. Cricket West Indies (CWI) shortlisted the aforementioned three members after conducting personal interviews to evaluate a total of six applicants.
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newscricket14 days ago

Kraigg Brathwaite's bowling action cleared by the ICC

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has cleared the bowling action of West Indies all-rounder Kraigg Brathwaite, who is now free to bowl. The Windies opener had been earlier reported for a suspected illegal bowling action during the second Test against India in Kingston last month.
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newscricket14 days ago

Ireland to tour West Indies for limited-over matches in 2020

The Ireland Cricket team will tour West Indies for three ODIs and three T20s early in 2020 in a bid to further cement their reputation as a growing threat in international cricket. Ireland are currently ranked 11th in the Men's ICC ODI rankings, two spots below the Windies who currently stand ninth.
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newscricket15 days ago

IND vs SA | Rarely see three pacers playing in India, says Ajinkya Rahane

Ajinkya Rahane, India's Test vice-captain has revealed that in Indian conditions, three pacers are rarely played and the Indian team will decide their bowling combination according to the conditions. Rahane also believes that India should not take the Proteas lightly in the upcoming series.
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newscricket15 days ago

Alzarri Joseph’s selection came too soon, believes Winston Benjamin

Former West Indies pacer Winston Benjamin, who worked with Alzarri Joseph when the pacer was young, believes that the speedster was handed his debut way too young. Benjamin also feels that the Windies, who were in dire need of pacers, picked Joseph based on sheer potential and not performance.
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newscricket23 days ago

Reports | MS Dhoni to extend his break till November

According to reports, MS Dhoni, who last appeared for India in the World Cup 2019, is set to extend his sabbatical period till November which was earlier expected to end by mid-September. Sunil Gavaskar has stated that Dhoni should go out on his own terms instead of being pushed out.
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newscricketa month ago

Kieron Pollard to take over as West Indies’ limited overs captain

Kieron Pollard on Monday was appointed as the ODI and T20I skipper of the West Indies cricket team following some dismal performances, most recently in the World Cup and against India. Applications for the role of head coach were also released whereas improvised selection policies were announced.
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newscricketa month ago

Kraigg Brathwaite reported for suspect bowling action

West Indies opener Kraigg Brathwaite has reported for a suspected bowling action during the second Test against India in Kingston, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said in a statement. Brathwaite, who bowls off-spin, was also reported for a suspect bowling action way back in 2017.
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newscricketa month ago

If I start thinking that I have to fill MS Dhoni’s shoes, it will get very difficult for me, says Rishabh Pant

Rishabh Pant has stated that he doesn't want to compare himself with his "mentor" MS Dhoni and wants to learn as much as he could from the former Indian skipper. The wicket-keeper has also added that he has worked hard and earned his lace in the Indian cricket team and didn't get it as a gift.
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newscricketa month ago

WI v IND | Don’t compare me with VVS Laxman, says Hanuma Vihari

Hanuma Vihari, India’s new star at No.6, doesn’t want to be compared to the legendary VVS Laxman - a player he admires and looks up to him. The 25-year-old produced some impressive performances in the two match Test series against West Indies - amassing 289 runs at an average of 96.33.
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