newscricket4 months ago

IND vs WI 2022, 2nd ODI | Internet reacts as Axar Patel scripts series win for India with a two-wicket victory

India ensured a series win in the ODIs against West Indies, winning the second match by just two wickets in a high-scoring thriller. Axar Patel scripted the chase of 312 runs with an unbeaten knock of 64 runs while Shreyas Iyer also played a vital role for the team with his half-century.
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newscricket4 months ago

IND vs WI 2022, 2nd ODI | Internet reacts as Shreyas Iyer's stunning catch provides India crucial breakthrough

Shreyas Iyer helped get rid of the dangerous Rovman Powell in the death overs by taking a sensational catch off Shardul Thakur's bowling to hand India the edge in an all-important phase of the game. The batsman caught a fast travelling ball at long-off immaculately, making it look ridiculously easy.
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featurecricket6 months ago

West Indies are looking solid with newly-formed top-order in ODIs

Hitting long sixes all around the stadium and hitting the strokes with brute power has been synonymous with West Indian batters in recent times. However, they seem to be changing their approach in their latest games as they played with top-order formed by Shai Hope, Kyle Mayers, and Shamarh Brooks.
Nishad Bapat
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

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

SL vs WI | Shai Hope named Jeremy Solozano’s concussion substitute in Galle Test

West Indies have named Shai Hope as the concussion substitute for debutant Jeremy Solozano, who was hit on the grille of his helmet while fielding in the ongoing first Test against Sri Lanka. Solozano was taken to the hospital after he went down on the ground, and has been kept under observation.
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featurecricketa year ago

Why the 'inconsequential' ODIs could hold great importance for Mitchell Starc, Nicholas Pooran and others

You’ll have to go all the way back to 2013 to find the last instance of Australia and West Indies locking horns with each other in a bilateral ODI series.
Anirudh Suresh
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
newscricketa year ago

WI vs SA | Shai Hope and Kieran Powell return to Test squad; Gabriel out with injury

Ahead of the first Test, West Indies have confirmed that Shai Hope has made a comeback to the setup alongside Kieran Powell while Darren Bravo and Shannon Gabriel have missed out. On the other hand, the selectors handed Jayden Seales a place in the squad, after his performance in the practice game.
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newscricketa year ago

WI vs SA | Shai Hope makes Test comeback after one-year hiatus; John Campbell dropped

Shai Hope, who last represented the Windies in the longest format in July 2020, has been named in the side’s 17-man squad for the two match Test series against South Africa that will commence on June 10. Meanwhile, John Campbell has been axed to accommodate Kieron Powell, who also makes a comeback.
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