newscricket22 days ago

WI vs ZIM | Shannon Gabriel back in West Indies squad for Zimbabwe Tests

Fast bowler Shannon Gabriel has been recalled for West Indies Test squad which will tour Zimbabwe later this month. The 34-year-old, who has played 58 Tests for West Indies so far, last featured in the Test side in Sri Lanka in November 2021 and was subsequently sidelined by a hamstring injury.
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newscricket1 year 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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newscricket1 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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newscricket2 years 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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featurecricket2 years 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

Picking the brains of Roach and Gabriel during England tour was invaluable, reveals Chemar Holder

St Lucia Zouks star Chemar Holder has revealed that he cherished the time spent in the bio-bubble with the experienced Windies trio of Roach, Gabriel and Holder, who, according to the youngster, provided some invaluable insight. Holder, in an exclusive chat, further spoke about his goals for CPL.
Anirudh Suresh
featurecricket3 years ago

ENG vs WI | Old Trafford Day 2 Talking Points - West Indies too 'hope' ful on Campbell and England’s swanky ol’ Broadway

While Jos Buttler and Ollie Pope were sent back early on Day 2, a fantabulous half-century from Stuart Broad propelled the home side to a big total of 369 following their first innings. On the other end, pacer trio of Archer, Broad and Anderson reduced Windies to 137/6 after Day 2.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket3 years ago

ENG vs WI | Old Trafford Day 1 Talking Points - Back to Gabriel, Joe Root’s trusted Pope and Buttler’s career-saving innings

After being put to bat, England faltered and fell hard during the first two sessions, where they lost four wickets before an incredible partnership between Ollie Pope and Jos Buttler grouped them back together. From the other end, only Kemar Roach was successful as he picked his 199th Test wicket.
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket3 years ago

Will Cricket house a football-like ‘substitution rule’

Day 1 of the third and deciding Test at Old Trafford in Manchester posed an important question for the return of cricketing action following COVID-19, can cricket house a similar substitution rule as football? Or is it too big an ask, which could only dramatically change the course of the game?
Aakash Sivasubramaniam
featurecricket3 years ago

Roston Chase’s spell a sign from the gods for Windies to make sacrifice for greater good

'The problem, simply put, is that we cannot choose everything simultaneously. So we live in danger of becoming paralyzed by indecision, terrified that every choice might be the wrong choice.' - Elizabeth Gilbert.
Anirudh Suresh