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Fri, 06/08/2012 - 10:48

BIRMINGHAM, England – Another day of rain in the West Midlands forced the abandonment of play for the second straight day in the third and final Test between England and West Indies on Friday here.

Umpires Kumar Dharmasena of Sri Lanka and Tony Hill of New Zealand had little hesitation calling play off about 10 minutes after the scheduled lunch interval, when it...

Thu, 06/07/2012 - 09:39

BIRMINGHAM, England – Darren Sammy said West Indies was still eager to win the third and final Test against England which endured a wet start on Thursday.

Not a ball was bowled on the opening, as rain swept across this city in the West Midlands of the country, forcing the ground-staff at Edgbaston to keep the playing area covered throughout the...

Thu, 06/07/2012 - 01:44

Billy Doctrove, a member of the ICC's Elite panel of umpires, has announced his retirement from international cricket. Doctrove, who served as an international umpire for 14 years, will not be seeking a renewal of his contract after it expires at the end of this month.

Doctrove was due to officiate in the ODI and Test series between Sri Lanka...

Wed, 06/06/2012 - 13:17

Birmingham, England – Darren Sammy said it was important for West Indies to win the third and final Test against England, starting on Thursday at Edgbaston.

The West Indies captain said his side had become frustrated with playing competitively in recent Tests without being able to carry on and complete victory.

“We...

Wed, 06/06/2012 - 04:01

ST JOHN’S, Antigua — Chairman of selectors Clyde Butts has welcomed Chris Gayle’s return to the West Indies team for the one-day tour of England and says the big-hitting left-hander will bring a “quality dimension” to the Caribbean side.

The talismanic Gayle was on Monday chosen in a 15-man squad, breaking a protracted impasse with the West...

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