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featurecricket7 days ago

Positives that West Indies can draw from their 4-1 trashing against Australia

Following a dismal show against South Africa, West Indies had another go at their group-mate, Australia in the five-match T20I series, which was bound to test their limits. But in reality, it only made the Windies side stronger and potentially, a prime contender for winning the 2021 World T20.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket11 days ago

WI vs AUS | Pleasing to finally be able to get some runs today, admits Chris Gayle

Having gone without a big score, Chris Gayle, who scored a 67 to help Windies win has admitted that it was pleasing to get some runs off the bat and thanked his teammates. Alongside that, he credited Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo for being a support throughout his rough patch.
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newscricket12 days ago

WI vs AUS | We don’t judge Chris Gayle by his performance now, admits Dwayne Bravo

On the back of Chris Gayle’s woeful form, Windies teammate Dwayne Bravo has admitted that they don’t judge the southpaw by his performance and added that he would bounce back soon. While stating that there is no pressure whatsoever, he stated that the left-hander is still a vital cog of this setup.
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featurecricket20 days ago

Learnings for West Indies from the South Africa T20Is ft. Horrendous spin show and the rise of Fabian Allen

The all-stars West Indies side is generally known to assemble in the ICC events, but they were close to full-strength in the bilateral series against South Africa yet ended up on the losing side. It was a harsh reality check for them as they continue to build up towards defending their WT20 title.
Harshit Anand
newscricket22 days ago

Twitter reacts to evergreen Chris Gayle pulling off 'Sinclair-lite' cartwheel to send off Reeza Hendricks

When Chris Gayle was handed the ball in the second over of the innings, he was expected to quickly come into the game with the conditions favoring spinners. It took the 41-year-old just one delivery to dismiss Reeza Hendricks, and the all-rounder celebrated the wicket by pulling off a cartwheel.
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featurecricket23 days ago

Despite possessing firepower in abundance, Windies' inconsistency with the bat could hamper their WT20 defense 

The West Indies T20 team is an attitude. An attitude of fearlessness, chutzpah, excitement and something that flocks the cricket grounds for unbeatable entertainment. They are quintessentially the 'rock and roll' of world cricket.
Harshit Anand
newscricketa month ago

Andre Russell returns to T20I squad for five-match series against South Africa

West Indies star all-rounder Andre Russell has been named in the 13-man squad for the first two T20Is against South Africa that will be staged in Grenada. West Indies chief selector Roger Harper stated that Russell brings the X-factor to the side and will provide a lot of depth.
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newscricket2 months ago

St Kitts and Nevis Patriots announce Chris Gayle’s return ahead of 2021 CPL

After a year away from the Caribbean Premier League, where he cited personal reasons, Chris Gayle returns to the league, signing with the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots for the upcoming season. In 2017, Gayle led St Kitts and Nevis Patriots to the final of the tournament before his move.
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newscricket2 months ago

Jos Buttler picks all-time IPL XI; leaves out David Warner and Chris Gayle

Rajasthan Royals’ Jos Buttler picked his all-time IPL XI and made quite a few interesting choices, including omitting the two most successful openers in the competition’s history - David Warner and Chris Gayle. Buttler, surprisingly, included the ‘Big Three’ of Kohli, Rohit and Dhoni.
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featurecricket3 months ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: RCB vs PBKS - Rahul and Harpreet power Punjab to a comprehensive win over RCB

In what turned out to be a two-man show for Punjab, KL Rahul and Harpreet Brar put up solid individual performances to help the Punjab Kings to an easy win over the Royal Challengers. After failing to nail death bowling, RCB's batting also crashed big time with Kohli's batting pegging back the side.
Harshit Anand