newscricketa day ago

AUS vs WI | Twitter reacts to Travis Head bizarrely losing composure to fall for 99 against part-time spinner

Cricket is brutal at times for batsmen, given how hours of exploit and carefully constructed knocks can all go in vain with one mistake or a momentary loss of concentration. Travis Head knows that feeling all too well, as he painfully fell for 99 to end the Australian innings on an amusing note.
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newscricket9 months ago

WI vs ENG 2022 | West Indies docked two WTC points for slow over-rate

West Indies are playing a three-match Test series against England and the first match of the series in Antigua ended in a draw. However, West Indies are being penalised for slow over-rate in the match and they have also dropped below Bangladesh in World Test Championship standings as a result.
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newscricket9 months ago

WI vs ENG 2022 | West Indies name squad for first Test, uncapped Anderson Phillip added

Following his impressive performance in the domestic first-class competition, uncapped cricketer Anderson Phillip was included in the West Indies squad for the first Test against England, beginning on March 8 in Antigua. West Indies have also picked opener John Campbell in the 13-member squad.
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newscricketa year ago

WATCH | Lasith Embuldeniya's peach delivey cleans up Kraigg Brathwaite

Lasith Embuldeniya dismissed Kraigg Brathwaite with an absolute peach of a delivery spinning from outside the leg stump. Brathwaite leaned forward to defend the ball, but he was beaten all hands up, and the ball spun sharply to hit the stumps to dismiss the batsman, who scored 72 runs.
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newscricketa year ago

West Indies pick uncapped Jeremy Solozano for Sri Lanka Tests, Shannon Gabriel recalled

Uncapped opener Jeremy Solozano has been named in West Indies’ 15-member squad for the two-match Test series in Sri Lanka, beginning November 21. Right-arm quick Shannon Gabriel made a return from hamstring injury, while opener Kieran Powell and pacemen Alzarri Joseph and Chemar Holder missed out.
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newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year 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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newscricketa year 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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featurecricketa year 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
featurecricket2 years 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