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newscricket3 months ago

WI vs SA | We lost the plot in the final four overs with the ball, rues Temba Bavuma

South Africa skipper Temba Bavuma rued the fact that his side did not ‘hit the straps’ at the death with the ball, and reckoned that leaking 66 runs off the final 4 overs put the Proteas on the backfoot. Bavuma also claimed that, barring de Kock, the batsmen failed to make use of the conditions.
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newscricket6 months ago

Windies will have same attitude, determination and fight against Sri Lanka, promises Kraigg Brathwaite

After whitewashing Bangladesh, Kraig Brathwaite has promised that the Windies Test team will have the same attitude, determination and fight on offer against the Sri Lankan side. Whilst adding the team is on a great path in Tests, he added that Holder and Bravo would return to the side.
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newscricket6 months ago

WI vs SL | Was a team performance; good to see boys sticking to their responsibilities, asserts Kieron Pollard 

West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard was very happy with his team's win over Sri Lanka in the second ODI and termed it a 'team performance' and lauded the boys for doing their roles well. On the other hand, Dimuth Karunaratne rued the dreadful start for the side and cited the need for improvement.
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newscricket6 months ago

Twitter divided over Kieron Pollard’s ‘appeal’ to dismiss Gunathilaka for obstructing the field

When there is Kieron Pollard, there is set to be room for controversy and the first ODI certainly was another example, when the Windies skipper appealed to dismiss Sri Lankan opener Danushka Gunathilaka after his well-settled 55. Twitter certainly stormed their way with opinions of their own.
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newscricket7 months ago

Kieron Pollard creates history; becomes third-ever batsman to hit six sixes in an over international cricket

Windies skipper Kieron Pollard, on Wednesday, became the third ever cricketer to smash six sixes in an over in an international game as the 33-year-old latched on to Akila Dananjaya, who turned out to be the victim in Antigua. Yuvraj Singh was the last batsman to achieve the feat in T20Is.
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newscricket7 months ago

Want to win three T20 World Cup titles, that is the goal, reveals Chris Gayle 

West Indies great Chris Gayle has made his intentions clear and stated that he is targeting to win his third T20 World Cup title this year in India. He also added that he doesn't have any hesitations in playing for West Indies, and agreed to feature for them when he was asked by the board.
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newscricket7 months ago

WI vs SL | We must know our final 15 or 16 going into the World Cup, states Phil Simmons 

West Indies head coach Phil Simmons has emphasized that West Indies must know their final 15 or 16 players going into the T20 World Cup in India, which will be played later this year. He also added that Chris Gayle looks fitter than before while fast bowler Fidel Edwards has also done well.
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newscricket7 months ago

WI vs SL | Sunil Narine not ready to return to international cricket yet, reveals Roger Harper

Cricket West Indies' chief selector Roger Harper has revealed that spinner Sunil Narine had earlier indicated that he wasn't ready to return to the internationals. He also added that the 39-year-old Fidel Edwards was recalled to the side as he can offer like-for-like attributes for Oshane Thomas.
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newscricket7 months ago

WI vs SL | Angelo Mathews named as Sri Lanka's stand-in T20I captain

Senior batsman Angelo Mathews will be leading the Sri Lankan side in the T20I series against the West Indies in the absence of skipper Dasun Shanaka. Shanaka wouldn't be able to make it to the tour on time as his travel plans got delayed due to the US transit visa issues, which has delayed his trip.
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newscricket7 months ago

WI vs SL | Chris Gayle and Fidel Edwards recalled for the T20Is

Chris Gayle and Fidel Edwards have been named in the 14-man West Indies T20I squad for the three-match home series against Sri Lanka. Akeal Hosein and Kevin Sinclair have also received maiden call-ups while the Test series hero in Bangladesh, Kyle Mayers, continues to be part of the ODI side.
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