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Astle, Ferguson return to New Zealand's ODI squad
Williamson, Southee partly rested in anticipation of heavy workloads during a hectic home summer involving limited-overs series against Pakistan and England

Injured Ambris out of ODIs against New Zealand
West Indies batsman fractures left forearm after being struck by Neil Wagner short ball

Wagner, Boult seal 2-0 sweep
Trent Boult and Tim Southee shot out the top order, Neil Wagner bruised the batsmen in the middle, and Mitchell Santner cleaned up the tail, as New Zealand cruised to a 240-run victory at Seddon Park

T&T, Leeward scramble to draw in thrilling final-day finish
A round-up of the WICB Regional 4 Day Tournament games played between December 7-10, 2017

Taylor's record-equalling ton puts NZ in sight of 2-0
New Zealand's stranglehold on the Hamilton Test grew tighter as they piled on the runs to set West Indies 444 to chase, and claimed two wickets before stumps to begin the victory push

Shillingford five-for as Windward tie with Guyana in low-scoring thriller
With six runs to defend, Shane Shillingford sniped out the last three Guyana wickets in the space of seven balls to force a rare tie in first-class cricket

Southee, Boult put New Zealand in command
The Tim and Trent adventures included one key partnership, four wickets and two spectacular catches, which left West Indies trailing by 158 runs at stumps

Didn't assess Hamilton pitch well enough - Gabriel
The fast bowler also said that on a surface that was "flatter than Wellington," West Indies would have taken having New Zealand seven down at stumps

Gabriel, Cummins help West Indies rally after Raval 84
Half-centuries from Jeet Raval and Colin de Grandhomme put New Zealand in a comfortable position at 286 for 7, but West Indies broke through to the tail late in the day to boost their chances

Nabi, Pollard join Renegades after Narine opts out
The allrounders will join Dwayne Bravo as the club's other overseas recruits, with Sunil Narine withdrawing from the tournament citing personal reasons

New Zealand favourites as Southee set to return
With New Zealand having won the first Test by a big margin, and with Tim Southee set to return, West Indies are up against it to level the series

Miller, Beaton called up to West Indies ODI squad
Fast bowler Rayad Emrit also earned a maiden call-up to a full-strength T20 squad that also included Kieron Pollard and Sunil Narine

Jason Holder suspended for second New Zealand Test
The West Indies captain was fined 60% of his match fee, and his team-mates were fined 30% for maintaining a slow over rate during their innings defeat to New Zealand in the first Test in Wellington

Sri Lanka set to play Test at Kensington Oval for first time in June 2018
The month-long tour will be the first time Sri Lanka will play a Test series in the Caribbean since March 2008

No need to panic - Jason Holder
Despite the twin collapses in Wellington, the West Indies captain backed his batsmen to bounce back in the second Test in Hamilton

New Zealand inflict another collapse to seal innings victory
West Indies' resistance came undone on the fourth day as they lost eight wickets in under one-and-a-half sessions to lose by an innings

Sparkling Miller leads 10-wicket rout of Windward Islands
Jamaica captain Nikita Miller took a 13-wicket match haul and put on a ninth-wicket partnership of 141 runs with Fabian Allen as Jamaica wrapped up their second win in five matches

Joseph, Paul fire Guyana to eight-wicket win
Guyana's pace duo Keon Joseph and Keemo Paul took a combined 16 wickets to haul Guyana to their fourth win in five matches

West Indies show fight with Brathwaite, Hetmyer fifties
West Indies put in a spirited second-innings batting display to give themselves a chance at salvaging something from the Wellington Test, ending the third day 172 runs behind

Imran Khan spins Trinidad and Tobago to innings win
Legspinner Imran Khan took seven wickets in the match and struck an unbeaten 84 to lead Trinidad and Tobago's innings rout of Leeward Islands in North Sound

De Grandhomme's 71-ball maiden ton stretches lead past 300
Colin de Grandhomme hammered a 71-ball maiden ton, the second fastest by a New Zealand batsman in Tests, to thrust New Zealand to 447 for 9, a lead of 313 at stumps in Wellington

Wagner's skiddy bouncers are off-putting - Law
West Indies coach Stuart Law admitted that the peculiar nature of Neil Wagner's short ball shook up West Indies, but refused to use that as an excuse after their batting collapse

New Zealand in command after Wagner's seven-for
Neil Wagner ripped through West Indies with a career-best 7 for 39, the second-best figures for New Zealand against West Indies, to topple the visitors over for 134 on the first day in Wellington

Recent Test wins a confidence-booster - Holder
West Indies have not won in New Zealand in 22 years, but their captain is hopeful his young team, which is on a recent upswing, can help change that

Settled West Indies look to shake up depleted New Zealand
Having not played a Test since March this year, the hosts will have to shake off the rust and cope without BJ Watling and Tim Southee on what is expected to be a green track

West Indians stumble on final day of drawn tour game
They were dismissed for 186 in their second innings and then failed to dismiss Tom Latham and Jeet Raval, who are set to open for New Zealand in the first Test

Wickets for all as West Indians take large lead
After a satisfactory batting performance on the first day in Lincoln, the West Indians produced a solid bowling effort to dismiss New Zealand A for 237 on the second

Shai Hope, Ambris centuries help West Indians rally
Shai Hope hit form early on the tour with a steady 110, while Sunil Ambris pressed his case for a Test spot, smacking 153 off 145 balls

Emmanuel Stewart to lead WI U-19s in World Cup
Emmanuel Stewart and Kirstan Kallicharan are the only two members of the current West Indies Under-19s squad to have played in the 2016 World Cup

Batsmen, Kenroy Williams lead Barbados to 135-run win
A steady batting effort from Barbados in the first innings and seven wickets in the match from offspinner Kenroy Williams lead them to a 135-run win against Windward Islands in St Vincent

Miller, Jacobs spin Jamaica to 157-run win
Jamaica's spin duo of Nikita Miller and Damion Jacobs spun a web around Leeward Islands to register a massive 157-run win in St Kitts

Johnson, Vishaul, Permaul star in Guyana's innings win
The victory bolstered Guyana's position at the top of the table with three wins from four games

Jamaica scrap for draw in rain-hit encounter
Jonathan Carter's century put Barbados in control despite only 32.3 overs being bowled on the first two days, but Jamaica avoided their second loss of the tournament

Chanderpaul century secures draw for Guyana
The 43-year-old hit his 77th first-class ton to stave off an innings defeat for Guyana

Mohammed, Ramdin lead T&T to three-day win
A first-innings five-wicket haul from Sherman Lewis and a second-innings hundred from Devon Smith - who carried his bat - couldn't prevent Windward Islands from slipping to their second defeat in three matches

West Indies to tour Pakistan in March for T20 series
PCB chairman Najam Sethi also stated that both boards have agreed to play a series of T20 matches annually over the next five years both in Pakistan and the USA subject to availability of dates

Gayle touts 'tell-all' story on Twitter for $300,000
Chris Gayle has announced that he intends to cash in after winning his defamation case with Fairfax Media

'Amnesty' not enough without better salaries - Sammy
In an exclusive ESPN interview, Darren Sammy said he was optimistic West Indies could bounce back from their failure to qualify directly for the 2019 World Cup, and criticised CWI president Dave Cameron, calling him 'egotistical'

T&T denied in close finish despite Imran six-for
Fabian Allen's maiden first-class century key to Jamaica walking away with first-innings honours

Ambris replaces Kyle Hope in WI Test squad for NZ tour
Kyle Hope was left out following a poor run of form recently, while Sunil Ambris was rewarded for consistency in the four-dayers against the touring Sri Lanka A side

Cottrell four dismantles SL A for 107 to set up series-leveling win
West Indies A defended 152 in the third unofficial one-dayer against Sri Lanka A, in a match where 16 wickets fell to pace-bowling

Rutherford and Permaul too much for Windwards
Windward Islands slipped from 163 for 4 to 244 all out, setting up an easy chase for Guyana who won by seven wickets

Law wants consistency in selection after series win
West Indies coach heaps praise on Holder and team after series win, but has a bone to pick with quality of pitches offered by Zimbabwe

Streak, Law call for 'more than two reviews' per innings
Debate heats up after both West Indies and Zimbabwe were denied crucial wickets because of lack of reviews in Bulawayo Test

Aponso, Jayasuriya help Sri Lanka A clinch low-scorer
Sri Lanka A's lower order, led by Shehan Jayasuriya, rallied from 83 for 5 to chase down 177, despite fast bowler Sheldon Cottrell's career-best 4 for 44

Cremer, Chakabva script Zimbabwe's great escape
The eighth-wicket pair blunt West Indies for 48.4 overs on final day after Raza heroics; visitors clinch series 1-0

Holder pleased for fellow centurion Dowrich
The West Indies captain thinks his team will have to show a lot of patience to get the wickets they need to seal victory on the final day

Raza, Moor help Zimbabwe battle into fifth day
An unbroken 94-run stand for the fifth wicket helped Zimbabwe wipe out the deficit and delay West Indies' push for a 2-0 series win

Holder, Dowrich drive West Indies into the ascendancy
Record unbeaten eighth-wicket stand of 144 helps offset damage caused by Raza's five-for

Have to be patient on such pitches - Roach
After his comeback series against England, Roach has responded well to the need to alter his lines and lengths on the slower and drier pitches in Bulawayo

Powell, spinners gives West Indies slight advantage
West Indies' openers ground their way to 76 in almost 47 overs after Zimbabwe were carried to 326 by Hamilton Masakadza and Sikandar Raza

Ramdin among runs as T&T open with draw
The Trinidad & Tobago captain struck a century and a half-century as his team drew with Barbados

Leeward end with upper hand in draw
Leeward Islands took a big first-innings lead and walked away with 10.8 points, compared to Windward's 5.8

Permaul, Paul steer Guyana to opening win
The defending champions thrashed Jamaica by 263 runs, dismissing their opponents for 99 and 219

Chris Gayle wins defamation case in Australia
The New South Wales Supreme Court found insufficient evidence following allegations that the batsman had exposed himself to a massage therapist during the 2015 World Cup

'Our seamers bowled well up front in arctic conditions' - Law
The West Indies coach said he was pleased with the day's proceedings in Bulawayo, despite a dearth of wickets after an early burst

Masakadza's hundred lights up rain-hit day
The opener added 142 with PJ Moor, who made 52, to help Zimbabwe recover from the depths of 14 for 3

Jayasuriya, Pushpakumara sweep WI A away
The two spinners finished with match hauls of eight wickets each to clinch the unofficial Test series for Sri Lanka 2-1

Holder backs 'main man' Bishoo to fire again
West Indies captain hopes the rest of his attack allows the legspinner "liberty to express himself" once again

Zimbabwe seek to fix batting issues in bid to draw level
Zimbabwe are often a side that only really gets going a couple of games into a tour and the chastening experience of the first Test will likely spur greater resolve in what is a must-win game if they are to level the series

Cremer rues first-innings batting meltdown
Zimbabwe captain feels situational awareness which they lack at the moment will only come if they play more Tests

'Knew I have a big part to play' - Bishoo
After a quiet tour of England, the legspinner revelled in the added responsibility of spearheading West Indies' attack with nine wickets in their 117-run win over Zimbabwe

West Indies go 1-0 up after Bishoo takes nine
Zimbabwe failed to capitalise on a promising start from their openers and Brendan Taylor, as they were all out during an extended final session on the fourth day

Wanted pitch to 'take seam out of the picture' - Jarvis
The Zimbabwe fast bowler said the most the hosts could hope for from the Bulawayo Test was a draw after the patience the West Indies batsmen showed on the third day

Brathwaite and Chase stretch WI's lead to 429
The two batsmen made fifties each and found support from the Hope brothers and Devendra Bishoo to steadily bat Zimbabwe out of the match

Dottin ton, Matthews four-for lead WI to series sweep
Deandra Dottin's second T20I century and Hayley Matthews four-for consigned Sri Lanka to a sixth straight loss on the tour

'Bowling unit has been outstanding all year' - Estwick
West Indies' bowling coach had good things to say about his wards, especially legspinner Devendra Bishoo who has found form once again after a disappointing tour of England

Bishoo five-for helps West Indies wrest control
Brathwaite and Kyle Hope's unbroken 63-run second-wicket stand leave Zimbabwe chasing the game on a 11-wicket day

Pushpakumara takes 12 to help SL A level series
The left-arm spinner took six-fors in both innings to consign West Indies A to a heavy defeat

Fletcher five-for steamrolls Sri Lanka for 107
Legspinner Afy Fletcher's career-best 5 for 12 helped West Indies clinched the T20I series and kept Sri Lanka winless after five matches on the tour

West Indies still have a chance - Shai Hope
Despite folding to 219 all out in Bulawayo, the tourists are confident they can make the most of spin-friendly conditions to fight back

Spinners hand opening-day honours to Zimbabwe
The ball had gripped almost from the very first over of spin this morning, and continued to do so as Graeme Cremer carved up the West Indies batting line-up with 4 for 64

'Not the finished product but we're headed in right direction' - Holder
The West Indies captain believes that consistency, in selection and performance, could play an important role in the outcome of the Test series against Zimbabwe

WI women keep SL to 69 to take 1-0 lead
A total of 140 proved more than enough as Shakera Selman took 2 for 7 in three overs, Anisa Mohammed finished with 2 for 14 in four and the even their most expensive bowler only conceded runs at 4.5 to the over

West Indies wary of resurgent Zimbabwe
The return of Brendan Taylor and Kyle Jarvis will strengthen a Zimbabwe side that has already enjoyed a galvanising year, but West Indies' potent pace attack could give them the edge

West Indies recall Cooper for Sri Lanka T20Is
Considered a T20 specialist, she was part of the side that defeated India 3-0 in the T20 leg of the tour last year

Fifties for Powell, Kyle Hope help WI dominate final day

Gabriel, Cummins warm up with impressive efforts
Fast bowlers shine as West Indians build on a solid batting show in the first innings

Hope, Chase, Brathwaite tune up with fifties
West Indies kicked off their tour of Zimbabwe with a solid batting performance, putting up 301 for 6 on the first day of their warm-up match in Bulawayo

Jacobs six-for makes short work of Sri Lanka A in emphatic win
The legspinner ran through the Sri Lanka A line-up to help West Indies wrap up a victory by an innings and 13 runs

Rampaul makes Derbyshire switch for 2018
Ravi Rampaul, the former West Indies quick, has signed for Derbyshire on a three-year contract

Spinners fire again to help West Indies wrap up series
Afy Fletcher, Anisa Mohammed, and Stafanie Taylor claimed combined figures of 29-3-71-7 to slice through Sri Lanka's batting line-up, after which West Indies chased down the target in 39.4 overs

Roach, Gabriel want West Indies to build on Leeds gains
The fast bowlers praised West Indies' spirit and recognised the need to alter their lengths on the slower, drier pitches in Zimbabwe

Sri Lanka A stumble around Dhananjaya de Silva ton
The visiting captain strokes 104 out off a total of 201 for 7

Zimbabwe to host World Cup qualifier in March 2018
The tournament will begin in March 2018, where ten teams play for the two spots left for the 2019 World Cup

Ambris century powers hosts to 364
Rain cut short the hosts' progress in Jamaica

Shakib inducted into MCC's World Cricket Committee
Suzie Bates, Ian Bishop and Kumar Dharmasena are the three other new members of the committee, which will now be chaired by Mike Gatting

West Indies spinners set up win in low-scoring match
Hayley Matthews, Afy Fletcher and Stafanie Taylor led the charge for West Indies as Sri Lanka collapsed from 63 for 1 to 136 all out

Ambris, Vishaul Singh give WI A solid foundation
Dearth of wickets for Sri Lanka A on a day when eight players had a bowl

What ails West Indies women in one-day cricket?
ODI cricket has been a tough stage of late for the women from the Caribbean. Two senior players tell us why that may be

Selman, Connell return to West Indies women squad
The two fast bowlers, who suffered injuries during the Women's World Cup in England, are back in the squad that will face Sri Lanka in three ODIs on October 11, 13 and 15 in Trinidad

West Indies looking for consistent batsmen and really fast bowlers
Spanning ten rounds, the Regional Four-Day Championship will have six regional franchises playing each other home and away, and West Indies' selectors are on the look out for talent

Gayle 'committed to West Indies cause' - Law
Stuart Law has suggested West Indies could show leniency in their selection policy towards senior players such as Chris Gayle because of the experience they bring

West Indies name unchanged squad for Zimbabwe tour
The selectors have gone with continuity, which means the likes of Kyle Hope and Shane Dowrich keep their places despite enduring a difficult time in England

Sammy, Pollard to lead teams in fundraiser for hurricane victims
A Caribbean Select XI will take on a Trinidad team on October 14 to help raise money for victims of the hurricanes that ravaged the Caribbean islands in September

Zimbabwe to host West Indies for two Tests in October
Zimbabwe likely to be strengthened by the inclusion of Brendan Taylor and Kyle Jarvis for series starting October 21

Bairstow hundred sets up stroll to 4-0
Jonny Bairstow made his second century of the Royal London series to help England to a resounding victory over West Indies

Pride prime motivator in overshadowed finale
West Indies will be without Jason Holder and Evin Lewis as they seek to end their tour of England with a victory

Lewis, Joseph denied by England's late DLS dash
A late ram-raid of a sixth-wicket partnership between Jos Buttler and Moeen Ali enabled England to overcome a sensational innings from Evin Lewis and a maiden five-wicket all by Alzarri Joseph to claim the one-day series

Need to pace innings better - Law
Stuart Law has called on West Indies' batsmen to focus on getting their tempo right as he looks for improvements in the 50-over format

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