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Bolton century leads Australia to breezy win
An opening partnership of 171 between Nicole Bolton and Beth Mooney paved the way for Australia women to begin their title defence with an eight-wicket win against West Indies

Kuldeep hard to pick from the wrist - Kohli
Virat Kohli thinks Kuldeep Yadav's ability to turn the ball both ways while bowling cross seam makes all the difference

WATCH - West Indies pay for bowling errors
Key highlights from the second ODI between West Indies and India

Rahane, Kuldeep star in 105-run win
Ajinkya Rahane's third ODI century and Kuldeep Yadav's 3 for 50 helped India thrash West Indies by 105 runs in the second ODI in Port of Spain and take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series

One eye on weather, one on India's middle order
Rain is expected again in the afternoon in Port-of-Spain where India would want to assess the strength of the batsmen they employ at No. 4 and below

Don't like the way I have been treated - Darren Bravo
Following the suspension of his contract last year, due to a controversial tweet, the West Indies batsman has asked Cricket West Indies to prove that he had indeed posted a message criticising board president Dave Cameron

WATCH - Dhawan and Rahane keep a good thing going
Watch clips of the action from the first ODI between West Indies and India in Port of Spain

No result after Dhawan-Rahane show
Heavy rain cut short the first ODI of the series between West Indies and India

Kohli's India face the Caribbean grind
Both India and West Indies have had on- and off-field issues of late. The visitors are still favourites, provided their batsmen adjust to the slow, low Caribbean tracks

West Indies unchanged for first two India ODIs
Fast bowler Shannon Gabriel was unavailable as he continues his rehabilitation from an injury that kept him out of the series against Afghanistan; West Indies are unchanged

Decider washed out; Law 'not sure' of WI's chances of direct entry into World Cup
The series between West Indies and Afghanistan ended in a 1-1 tie as the deciding match was washed out by rain, which had been heavy overnight and persistent through the day

Onus on WI batsmen with series on the line
The hosts have struggled against the concerted discipline of Afghanistan, but if they want to go 2-1 up, they need to attack

West Indies survive Rashid scare to level series
Struggling against the short ball, Afghanistan slumped to 135 all out, but Rashid Khan ensured West Indies' chase would be far from straightforward

West Indies brace for battle against conditions
West Indies will have to rethink their strategy of playing four fast bowlers on a low, slow St Lucia pitch to remain in this series

Rashid Khan rips the fight out of West Indies
The 18-year old legspinner had only 212 to defend and he did so in style, picking up 7 for 18, the fourth-best figures in ODI history

WI look to stay on track for tour whitewash
ODI cricket returns to St Lucia for the first time since the stadium was renamed the Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium where Jason Holder returns to West Indies' limited-overs side

England ease past West Indies in World Cup warm-up
England Women laid down a marker ahead of this month's World Cup as they beat West Indies by six wickets in a warm-up encounter in Loughborough

Samuels' 89* completes West Indies sweep
Marlon Samuels' highest score in T20Is, an unbeaten 66-ball 89, steered West Indies to whitewash-sealing seven-wicket win at Warner Park

West Indies eye clean sweep at Warner Park
Carlos Brathwaite's team will not want to give Afghanistan the slightest chance, for an upset - if it should occur - is what will be remembered most from this series

Roston Chase earns maiden ODI call-up
Roston Chase has been rewarded for his consistent run in the Pakistan Tests with a maiden call-up to West Indies' ODI squad for the three-match series against Afghanistan

Afghanistan crumble under pace barrage, West Indies clinch series
Afghanistan lost their trial by pace and the second T20 to West Indies by 29 runs in a shortened game at Basseterre

Reckless batting snaps Afghanistan's winning streak
A mid-innings collapse, elicited by a hare-brained approach, ended Afghanistan's record 11-match winning streak as West Indies cruised to a six-wicket win in the series opener at Warner Park

Plan B for West Indies, history for Afghanistan
Considering Afghanistan's reputation as a formidable T20I unit, Carlos Brathwaite's men will look to bring on their A-game to contend with the tourists

West Indies could rethink ODI selection policy
West Indies' limited-overs stars could be back in the ODI team if the WICB considers a proposal to revisit the eligibility criterion for selection

Ronsford Beaton called up for Afghanistan T20Is
Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine and Marlon Samuels, all of whom will be coming off their IPL stints, also found a place in the squad

India to tour West Indies right after Champions Trophy
India will tour the West Indies for five ODIs and one T20 international in June and July, with the trip beginning almost immediately after the Champions Trophy final in England.

We showed a lot of guts - Roston Chase
West Indies allrounder Roston Chase praised his team's efforts in the series and called his fighting century on the final day against Pakistan the "toughest" of his career

Chase left stranded in dramatic send-off to Misbah, Younis
Roston Chase was left stranded on 101 as Pakistan wrapped up their first ever series win in the West Indies with just six balls left to play

Brilliant Yasir leads Pakistan towards history
Meanwhile, Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan would be quietly confident that they can retire from Test cricket with the honour spearheading Pakistan to their first series win in the Caribbean

Dwayne Bravo targets CPL return
The West Indies allrounder said he did not want to rush back to competitive cricket without regaining full fitness

West Indies fight despite Yasir's three-for
Jason Holder and Shane Dowrich kept West Indies from disintegrating in the last hour of an engrossing but slow-moving day, finishing up at 218 for five, still trailing Pakistan by 158 runs

West Indies cautious after Pakistan's 376
On a pitch that posed very little challenges, both teams were content to play cricket of a rather cautious brand

Azhar, Babar fifties blunt West Indies
A 120-run stand between Azhar Ali and Babar Azam made it Pakistan's day after they were put in to bat under overcast conditions in the series decider in Roseau

Hope occasion can give team additional motivation - Misbah
Misbah-ul-Haq, who will make his last international appearance in Roseau, admits that emotions are a given on occasions like this but is keen to remain focused on the job at hand as Pakistan seek their maiden Test series win in the Caribbean

Series at stake as Misbah, Younis make last bow
Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq will play their final Test at Windsor Park with the series on the line against West Indies

West Indies pick 16-year-old quick for World Cup
West Indies women's squad for the World Cup, which will be played in England in June-July, features four new faces, including 16-year-old fast bowler Qiana Joseph

West Indies coach disappointed by 'Pakistani pitch'
West Indies coach Stuart Law said the lack of bounce in Bridgetown was "heartbreaking", given his side's fast-bowling talent

Hope's knock the gamechanger - Holder
Jason Holder praised Shai Hope for batting with great degree of control on the fourth day to open up the possibility of a West Indies win, which the bowlers sealed on Thursday

Gabriel five-for suckerpunches Pakistan
Shannon Gabriel's second five-for helped West Indies skittle Pakistan for 81 and level the three-match series at 1-1

Shai Hope takes 'some responsibility' for late slide
Shai Hope said scoring 90 on the fourth day against Pakistan gave him a lot of confidence, and that West Indies had a good chance to level the series on the fifth day

Yasir six-for edges Pakistan ahead on testing day
Shai Hope battled to a gritty 90, leading West Indies into a handy lead, before Yasir Shah claimed another six-wicket haul to push Pakistan ahead on an attritional fourth day

Azhar and Misbah fashion 81-run lead
A slow but steady hundred from Azhar Ali and Misbah-ul-Haq's 99 ensured Pakistan tightened their grip over the Bridgetown Test

No-balls a sign of ill-discipline - Estwick
The West Indies bowling caoch has urged his bowlers to take more responsibility for bowling with discipline, after the side lost two wicket-taking chances due to no-balls

Pakistan hold edge after Azhar Ali fifty
Pakistan, by virtue of a resolute 155-run opening partnership, and some sloppy work from West Indies, assumed control of the Bridgetown Test

West Indies lose points in race to 2019 World Cup
Pakistan have opened up a nine-point lead on West Indies in the updated ICC ODI rankings

'My superhero name would be Crisis Man'
Roston Chase once against registered a fifty-plus score in Test cricket with his team in trouble, scoring an unbeaten 131 in Barbados

Classy Chase leads West Indies rally
An unbeaten 132-run stand for the seventh wicket between Roston Chase (131) and Jason Holder (58) helped West Indies end day one on 286 for 6

Misbah's chance to script Caribbean history
Top order a concern for Pakistan as they eye their first-ever Test series win in the Caribbean

Edgbaston reports strong sales for day-night Test
Warwickshire have hailed the decision to host a day-night Test a "great success" after better than anticipated ticket sales

Samuels replaces de Kock for Delhi Daredevils
West Indies allrounder expected to join Delhi Daredevils on April 29

Misbah thanks team for 'special gift'
Misbah thanked his team-mates for gifting him another win, and insisted he was still playing to enjoy the game even though this was his last series

Pacers, Yasir spur Pakistan to victory
Yasir Shah's ninth Test five-for hastened West Indies' second-innings collapse that gave Pakistan a seven-wicket win in Kingston

Gabriel fined 50% of match fee for Sarfraz incident
Shannon Gabriel, the West Indies fast bowler, has been fined 50% of his match fee after an incident involving Sarfraz Ahmed on the fourth day in Kingston

Yasir pounces after Misbah stranded on 99
Yasir Shah struck four times in the evening session as West Indies limped to 93 for 4, still 28 runs shy of making Pakistan bat again

Last-placed Leeward end season with win over champions Guyana
Leeward's ten-wicket win, however, had no bearing on the league standings, as Guyana had already sealed the title in the previous round

Gabriel strikes back on Younis' record day
Younis Khan became the first Pakistan batsman to make 10,000 Test runs, adding 131 with Babar Azam, before late strikes by Shannon Gabriel evened up the opening Test

Dwayne Bravo out of IPL with hamstring injury
West Indies allrounder Dwayne Bravo is almost certainly not going to play in the 2017 IPL because of his ongoing rehabilitation for a hamstring injury he suffered in December

Amir's five-for headlines rain-hit day
Mohammad Amir claimed his first five-wicket haul since the Lord's Test in 2010 to leave West Indies at 278 for 9 on a truncated day

Chase and Dowrich keep West Indies afloat after Amir strikes
West Indies' middle and lower order came to their rescue in a big way as they recovered from a precarious 71 for 5 to end the opening day at 244 for 7

WICB 'frustrated' by Bravo damages claim
Darren Bravo appears to have rejected the chance of a return to the West Indies side by launching a claim for damages against the WICB

Holder expects lively pitch at Sabina Park
West Indies captain Jason Holder said he is expecting his bowlers to utilize bowler-friendly conditions to gain the upper hand in the opening Test against Pakistan

WI hope to upset Misbah-Younis farewell
ESPNcricinfo previews the first Test between West Indies and Pakistan in Jamaica

Greaves, Warrican ensure Barbados finish second
A round-up of the WICB Regional Four-Day Tournament matches that ended on April 18, 2017

'I wanted this so badly' - Chris Gayle
Chris Gayle thanked all the franchises, as well as his national team, for helping him get to the 10,000-run mark

Keemo Paul bowls Guyana to another first-class title
Guyana won the WICB Professional Cricket League Regional 4-Day Tournament with a game in hand, by beating Windward Islands by an innings and 122 runs in Providence

Pakistan fare poorly in Test warm-up
The Pakistan batsmen conceded a large first-innings lead and their bowlers were unable to make deep inroads into the West Indies President's XI in the three-day game

Kieran Powell recalled to West Indies Test squad
Kieran Powell has been recalled to the West Indies squad for the first Test against Pakistan, while uncapped players Vishaul Singh and Shimron Hetmyer were also picked

'Caribbean cricket hijacked by small clique'
Cricket in the Caribbean has been "hijacked by a small clique" of people, according to Dr Keith Rowley, the Prime Minister of Trinidad & Tobago, who is part of the CARICOM

Jerome Taylor makes himself available again for Tests
After announcing nine months ago that he was retiring from Test cricket, West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor has once again made himself available for selection

Florida to host four CPL matches in 2017
Four Caribbean Premier League games will be played in the USA this year, as Florida's Central Broward Regional Park has been approved by the ICC to host the T20 league's matches

Malik's hundred carries Pakistan to series victory
A 113-run partnership between Pakistan veterans Shoaib Malik - who scored his ninth ODI century with a six to seal victory - and Mohammad Hafeez saw Pakistan canter to a six-wicket win and clinch the three-match series 2-1

West Indies look to end 26-year hoodoo
Going into the deciding third ODI in Providence, Pakistan will hope they can maintain their record of not having lost a bilateral ODI series to West Indies since 1991

Smith and Windward bowlers overwhelm Jamaica
A round-up of the Regional Four-Day Tournament matches that were played between April 7 to 9

Babar and Hasan square the series for Pakistan
The real Guyana pitch finally stood up today after going missing for the first ODI, even though Pakistan managed to reach 282 off the back of a century from Babar Azam

Spirited West Indies eye rare series win
The hosts shocked Pakistan with a record chase in the first ODI and are on the brink of a series win - something they haven't managed against Pakistan since 1991

I know my game a little better now - Mohammed
The West Indies batsman said his match-winning 91 off 58 balls played out according to his plans in the first ODI against Pakistan

Mohammed, Nurse ace West Indies' highest successful chase
Jason Mohammed shellacked an unbeaten 91 as West Indies knocked off 309 with an over to spare to register their highest successful chase in ODIs

West Indies, Pakistan eye direct World Cup qualification
Unlike many bilateral ODI series, this one has context: given their ranks, both teams need to win as the deadline for automatic qualification for World Cup 2019 looms

WICB have done a 'lousy job' - Viv Richards
Former West Indies captain Viv Richards has blamed the 'arrogance of administrators' involved in West Indies cricket for the failure to ensure the best players in the region remain available for international duty

Carlos Brathwaite left out to work on fitness, bowling - Stuart Law
West Indies head coach Stuart Law has revealed that Carlos Brathwaite was left out of the upcoming ODI series against Pakistan to work on his fitness and bowling

Kraigg Brathwaite dropped from ODI squad
Kraigg Brathwaite has been dropped from West Indies' ODI squad, while Carlos Brathwaite was allowed to go to the IPL

Wahab credits bowling plans for T20 success over West Indies
Wahab Riaz's feels Pakistan's planning and execution on the bowling front has helped them stay dominant over West Indies over the past six months

Brilliant Hasan ensures Pakistan take series
With a spell of 4-2-12-2, the fast bowler kept West Indies down to a below-par total of 124 which his team-mates ran down with six balls to spare

'I know once I bat five overs, I will get that score' - Lewis
Following his match-winning 91, Evin Lewis has said he was confident he could make a difference if he batted out a decent amount of time despite his twin failures to begin the T20 series

Evin Lewis' 91 keeps series alive
Needing to win the match to stay alive in the series, West Indies demolished Pakistan with the help of Evin Lewis' 91 off 51 balls

Pakistan eye knockout punch against dispirited West Indies
West Indies' batsmen need to find an answer to teenage legspinner Shadab Khan if they are to keep the series alive

'Gifted' wickets to Shadab - WI coach Law
After failing to chase down a simple target of 133, the West Indies coach Stuart Law has asked his batsmen to step up

Shadab's brilliance denies West Indies in low-scoring thriller
The legspinner followed his 3 for 7 on debut with 4 for 14, which handed Pakistan a 2-0 lead in the four-T20 series

Cameron re-elected as WICB president for third term
Dave Cameron has been re-elected as WICB president for the third successive term, after being the sole nomination for the post

Afghanistan, West Indies to play three T20Is, three ODIs in June
Afghanistan's first full series against a Full Member other than Zimbabwe will include three T20Is and three ODIs against West Indies, beginning in early June

Pakistan look to extend domineering streak over West Indies
Pakistan have won the last four T20Is against West Indies. As the series moves to Port of Spain, will West Indies be able to stave off the resurgent visitors with an improved performance?

Toppers Guyana narrowly escape defeat to second-placed Barbados
A round-up of the WICB regional 4-day tournament games that ended on March 27, 2017

West Indies must get familiar with Pakistan's new faces, says Holder
Jason Holder has put West Indies' loss in the first T20 against Pakistan largely down to the unfamiliarity factor

Miller's five-for spins Jamaica to big win
Nikita Miller took his 26th five-wicket haul and nine wickets in the match as Jamaica completed a win inside three days against Trinidad & Tobago in the WICB Regional Four-Day Tournament to move up to second

Debutant Shadab's guile floors West Indies
Eighteen-year old debutant legspinner Shadab Khan took 3 for 7 as Pakistan hardly broke sweat in beating West Indies by six wickets in the first T20I

Brathwaite lets go of pressure of expectation
Carlos Brathwaite has said he has learnt to deal with the expectations that have arisen since the World T20 triumph

Floundering sides seek end to misery
Two sides who have endured miserable runs over the last five months meet in a bid to regain lost form and confidence

Permaul's 7 for 48 fires Guyana to the top of the table
Guyana, Leeward Islands and Barbados completed thumping wins in the seventh round of the WICB Regional 4-day tournament

Jason Mohammed breaks into West Indies T20I squad
The 30-year old batsman was one of four uncapped players picked in a 16-man squad to face Pakistan from March 26

Pollard, Narine, Badree, Simmons to play Pak T20s
The Trinidad quartet of Kieron Pollard, Sunil Narine, Lendl Simmons and Samuel Badree has been picked by the West Indies selectors to play in the T20 segment of the limited-overs series against Pakistan








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