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newscricket3 months ago

West Indies fined 60% match fee for slow over-rate against South Africa

The West Indies cricket team have been fined 60 percent of their match fee for failing to comply with the over-rate rule in the second Test against South Africa that was staged in St Lucia. The Kraigg Brathwaite-led Windies side were short of bowling three overs in the final Test of the series.
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newscricket3 months ago

Kraigg Brathwaite ‘very sorry’ for West Indies’ embarrassing batting display

Windies skipper Kraigg Brathwaite sincerely apologized for his side’s appalling batting in the two-Test series against South Africa, and admitted that the batters did not show fight or determination. Remarkably, in 4 attempts, the home side failed to cross 200, with 165 being their highest total.
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newscricket3 months ago

WI vs SA | Jayden Seales is something special and one for the future, declares Kraigg Brathwaite

Despite his side’s crushing defeat at the hands of South Africa, skipper Kraigg Brathwaite found positives in Jayden Seales, calling him something special and hailing him as one for the future. Alongside that, he insisted that the Windies side need to refresh and put runs on board in the next Test.
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featurecricket4 months ago

Questions aplenty and spots up for grabs as Kraigg Brathwaite era starts to take shape

On the back of a disappointing 0-0 series draw versus Sri Lanka, the Kraigg Brathwaite-led Windies would be hoping to send a message by dismantling a disjoint South African unit. But despite the odds being stacked in their favour, the hosts have their own share of concerns heading into the series.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket4 months ago

County Watch | How English Test cricketers and major overseas signings fared in Round 8

While rain played a spoilsport last week and the week before, this week was rather a pleasant week of County action, where there were little to no talks of the rain shadowing the games. However, there were several Australian batters in action, all of whom barring Marcus Harris were terrible.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
newscricket6 months ago

WI vs SL | Kraigg Brathwaite hints at batting promotion for Rahkeem Cornwall

In the wake of Rahkeem Cornwall’s performances with the bat, 61 and 43*, Kraigg Brathwaite has hinted that the all-rounder could get a batting promotion in the Windies playing XI. He also added that the first session on day two would be crucial to the hosts’ chances of tilting the Test match.
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newscricket6 months ago

The way Windies bounced back in last two days embodied the team’s spirit, says Kraigg Brathwaite

West Indies’ newly-appointed skipper Kraigg Brathwaite expressed that he was pleased that his side salvaged a draw, and claimed that how they bounced back post-Tea on Day 4 spoke volumes of the team’s spirit. The Windies batted 100 overs in the fourth innings to save the first Test in Antigua.
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newscricket6 months ago

Windies will have same attitude, determination and fight against Sri Lanka, promises Kraigg Brathwaite

After whitewashing Bangladesh, Kraig Brathwaite has promised that the Windies Test team will have the same attitude, determination and fight on offer against the Sri Lankan side. Whilst adding the team is on a great path in Tests, he added that Holder and Bravo would return to the side.
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newscricket6 months ago

Kraigg Brathwaite replaces Jason Holder as West Indies’ Test captain

Cricket West Indies, ahead of the two-Test series against Sri Lanka, have confirmed that Kraigg Brathwaite has replaced incumbent Jason Holder as the Windies’ Test skipper, effective immediately. Last month, Brathwaite, in the absence of Holder, led Windies to a famous series win over Bangladesh.
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newscricket8 months ago

BAN vs WI | My double-century will definitely inspire youngsters, asserts Kyle Mayers

Kyle Mayers, who on Sunday played the greatest debut knock of all time to propel Windies to an unlikely win, asserted that his historic innings will inspire youngsters in the years to come. Making his Test debut, Mayers struck 210* in the fourth innings to help West Indies chase down 395.
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