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Sun, 09/18/2011 - 16:53

Bridgetown, Barbados – The West Indies Cricket Board’s Selection Panel has named left-arm spinner Garey Mathurin as a replacement for off-spinner Ashley Nurse in the squad for the two T20 Internationals in England next week.

Nurse did not meet the required fitness standard during the ongoing West Indies team camp in Barbados and has been withdrawn from the squad as a result.

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Sat, 09/17/2011 - 19:34
Bridgetown, Barbados – In just his first week in West Indies colours Johnson Charles says he has “learned a lot of great new things” while working with West Indies Batting Consultant Desmond Haynes. Charles, a top-order batsman from the island of St Lucia, earned a call-up to the squad for the two-match T20 Series against England next week at the Kia Oval in London. Since joining the team for the one-week preparatory camp he has...
Sat, 09/17/2011 - 19:30
Kingstown, St Vincent – As a result of lack of finances to cover basic expenses the Neil Williams Cricket Centre was in danger of closure. The WICB Digicel Grassroots Grant will literally rescue the Centre from closing its doors and revive the training programme which caters to 70 boys from across St Vincent. “The grant would breathe new life into the Centre because we were really struggling and we were wondering how we would pay...
Sat, 09/17/2011 - 17:31
From squeaky white flannels, it took Daren Ganga six years to don the black gown. The Caribbean cricketer graduated in law from the University of London recently, amidst all his cricketing travels, if not travails. “An interest in the rights of a person drew me to the profession. I was also influenced by my school teacher father. Besides, law intrigued me from a young age,” said the Trinidad and Tobago skipper shortly before the...
Fri, 09/16/2011 - 18:46
Bridgetown, Barbados – Allrounder Dwayne Smith is eager to make an impactful return to the international stage. Smith, 28, announced himself on the world with a blazing century in his first Test match at Cape Town back in 2004. Since then he encountered mixed fortunes and last represented the West Indies against Zimbabwe in early 2010. He has been named in the West Indies squad for the upcoming two-match T20 Series against England...

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