newscricket1 year ago

Marlon Samuels charged under ICC Anti-Corruption Code

West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels has been charged by the ICC's anti-corruption unit for having breached four counts of Emirates Cricket Board's (ECB) anti-corruption code during the T10 league. The 40-year-old has been given 14 days to respond to the charges, beginning September 21.
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newscricket2 years ago

Marlon Samuels announces retirement from all forms of cricket

CWI’s chief executive Johnny Grave has confirmed that Marlon Samuels, who was part of West Indies’ two T20 World Cup-winning squads, has retired from all forms of cricket. The all-rounder during his time had scored 11,134 international runs including 17 centuries and scalped 152 wickets.
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newscricket4 years ago

India vs West Indies | Undercooked Bhuvneshwar Kumar India’s only worry, says Gavaskar

Sunil Gavaskar has revealed that the only worry for the high-flying Indian team at the moment is a rusty-looking Bhuvaneshwar Kumar as the home team went 2-1 up in the ongoing ODI series against the Windies. India play the last match of the five-match series in Thiruvananthapuram on Thursday.
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newscricket4 years ago

VIDEO | Virat Kohli’s stunning under-arm flick from awkward angle sends Powell packing

After a rare failure with the bat, Virat Kohli decided to show his quality on the field and was in no mood to let a single opportunity go begging. When he found a ball at short extra cover, it was the time for him to grab the opportunity as he managed to hit the stumps with a reverse underarm throw.
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newscricket4 years ago

VIDEO | Virat Kohli’s attempt to be MS Dhoni ends with India losing review

MS Dhoni has always been the go-to person for Virat Kohli for reviews, but the latter’s solo attempt to pull off one like the former went awry. A Marlon Samuels delivery hit Rishabh Pant’s pads in front of the stumps, but Kohli forced Pant to go for the review, only to be left embarrassed.
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newscricket5 years ago

World Cup qualifiers : Jason Holder excited as Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels return to West Indies squad

Jason Holder seemed delighted after Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels made themselves available for the World Cup qualifying tournament, which is scheduled from March 4 in Zimbabwe. Holder also admitted that he knows what is at stake for West Indies cricket and hopes to turn things around.
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newscricket5 years ago

Video | Zak Crawley denied maiden List A ton after fielder intentionally misfields

With every passing day in modern cricket, values like sportsmanship and game spirit are hitting an all-time low. The latest such cringe-worthy incident came in West Indies’ Regional Super50 where Kent’s Zak Crawley was denied his maiden List A ton by opponents’ calculated wide ball and misfields.
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newscricket6 years ago

WATCH: MS Dhoni misses an easy stumping chance

When it comes to reflexes behind the wicket, there is probably no one in the world to match MS Dhoni’s standards. But yesterday, it was a fall for the man known for his quicksilver glove-work as Dhoni failed to contain a Kuldeep Yadav delivery and thus in the process, missed an easy stumping chance.
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newscricket6 years ago

India Vs West Indies | Virat Kohli may open innings alongside Shikhar Dhawan

Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan could be the opening pair for India in the lone T20 against West Indies in Jamaica tomorrow, owing to the change in format. India start the match as favourites despite the return of Chris Gayle, who will be playing his first game for the Windies in 15 months.
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newscricket6 years ago

MS Dhoni becomes only the second keeper to complete 100 dismissals in IPL history

Delhi Daredevils dented Rising Pune Supergiant’s hopes of reaching the playoffs by inflicting a seven-run defeat last night. However, MS Dhoni had a memorable outing as he became only the second wicketkeeper behind Dinesh Karthik to complete 100 dismissals in the tournament’s 10-year history.
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