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newscricket3 months ago

WI vs SA | Shannon Gabriel and Darren Bravo return for second Test; Bonner out with concussion

West Indies have named a 13-man squad for the second Test against South Africa starting June 18 and have confirmed the return of Shannon Gabriel and Darren Bravo, both of whom missed the shortlist for the first Test. While Nkrumah Bonner is out with concussion, Alzarri Joseph has been axed.
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newscricket3 months ago

WI vs SA | Kieran Powell replaces ‘concussed’ Nkrumah Bonner after blow to helmet

While Nkrumah Bonner continued to bat 32 deliveries after being hit on the helmet, the No.3 batsman had to walk off the field during the South African innings due to a concussion. Under the concussion substitute rule from ICC, West Indies will field Kieran Powell for the remainder of the first Test.
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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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featurecricketa year ago

Caribbean man, batting is the root of Windies defeat

‘For ten long years, we ruled the cricket world and now the rule seems coming to an end’ from the looks, it just looks like a line from Rally Round the West Indies anthem but after Windies’ lacklustre batting display in the series, it looks like the deafening sound is set to stand a few more years.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam