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newscricket7 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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newscricket9 months ago

PAK vs WI | Uncertainty looms over series after five more West Indies contingent members test covid-19 positive

Five more West Indies’ touring party members returned covid-19 positive test results in the latest round of testing, casting a major doubt over the remainder of the limited-overs series against Pakistan. West Indies now have a total of nine positive cases from their camp since their arrival.
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newscricketa year ago

WI vs SL | Twitter reacts as Bhanuka Rajapaksa takes a stunning catch to dismiss Roston Chase

During the match between Sri Lanka and West Indies on Thursday in Abu Dhabi, Bhanuka Rajapaksa took a stunning catch diving across to his left at short mid-wicket, to send back Roston Chase for an 8-ball 9. West Indies lost the wicket of Chris Gayle and Evin Lewis in the second over of the innings.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | West Indies can still make it to semifinals but it will take total team effort, says Daren Sammy

Former West Indies captain Daren Sammy is of the belief that West Indies can still make it to the semifinals at the T20 World Cup 2021, despite defeats in their first two matches. West Indies are currently placed at the bottom of the Super 12s Group 1 table with a net run-rate (NRR) of -2.550.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | 55 all-out is unacceptable but we need to accept it, says Kieron Pollard after England thrashing

After getting bundled out for 55 and then losing the match by 6 wickets against England, West Indies captain Kieron Pollard has said that team's performance was unacceptable but moving on was important. After being asked to bat first, only Chris Gayle could score in double digits for West Indies.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | The inexperience of our spinners can work in our favour, believes Kieron Pollard

West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard believes that despite the inexperience of the spin bowlers in the team, they can do well in the showpiece event. The squad consists of spin bowling options such as Hayden Walsh Jr, Roston Chase, and Fabian Allen as Sunil Narine was overlooked by the selectors.
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newscricketa year ago

T20 World Cup 2021 | West Indies recall Ravi Rampaul for T20 World Cup, Sunil Narine miss out

Ravi Rampaul, who last played a T20I for West Indies in 2015, has been recalled to the national side for the T20 World Cup in the UAE. The selectors have axed Sunil Narine from the squad while Sheldon Cottell and Jason Holder were named on the standby list along with Akeal Hosein and Darren Bravo.
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newscricketa year ago

WI vs AUS | Shimron Hetmyer, Sheldon Cottrell and Roston Chase return for Australia ODIs

After being dropped from the squad against Sri Lanka due to fitness standards, the trio of Shimron Hetmyer, Sheldon Cottrell and Roston Chase have marked a return for the Australian ODIs. However, there is no place for either Kyle Mayers or Kevin Sinclair in the three-match ODI series.
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newscricket2 years ago

NZ vs WI | Roston Chase named Windies Test vice-captain; Pooran to continue as deputy in T20Is

West Indies leading spinning all-rounder Roston Chase has been appointed as the new Test vice-captain of the side for the series against New Zealand. On the other hand, hard hitting batsman Nicholas Pooran will continue as deputy in T20Is for the Kiwi tour starting November 27.
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newscricket2 years ago

CPL 2020 | Dream11 team for grand finale between Trinbago Knight Riders and St Lucia Zouks

Trinbago Knight Riders taking on St Lucia Zouks in the CPL 2020 Final means that the summit is a Fantasy Player’s dream, with all the big guns set to feature in the grand finale. But as we, here at SportsCafe, found out moments earlier, assembling an all-star team can be excruciatingly painful.
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