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Mon, 03/07/2011 - 06:32

Bengaluru, India – Yuvraj Singh turned in a brilliant all-round performance to help India register a hard-earned five-wicket win over Ireland at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Sunday.

In a Group B game, Ireland was asked to bat first and worked hard to reach 207 off 47.5 overs. In reply, the Indians also had to work hard and reached 210-5 off 46 overs...

Mon, 03/07/2011 - 06:29

Chandigarh, India – West Indies Head Coach Ottis Gibson has hailed fast bowler Kemar Roach for his excellent bowling in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 so far.

Speaking on Sunday, Gibson said he was very impressed with Roach’s performances and his ability to lead the team’s bowling attack.

Roach has been one of the stars of the tournament thus far and has won two Player-of-the-Match awards. The...

Bridgetown, Barbados – Veerasammy Permaul is a big fan of Devendra Bishoo. Permaul has watched his lifelong friend’s elevation to the West Indies team and is thrilled to see the leg-spinner’s excellent performances on the international stage. Now, the soft-spoken Permaul is working overtime to join the amiable Bishoo in the Windies line-up. Permaul, the small left-arm spinner, is a member of the Sagicor High Performance Centre...

Roseau, Dominica – Carlton Baugh played a brilliant counter-attacking knock for the West Indies against India on the second day of the Third Digicel Test match at Windsor Park on Thursday.

The small keeper topscored with 60 as the West Indies were bowled out for 204 on another rain-shortened day. India reached eight without loss shortly after tea, before rain ended the day.

Baugh...

St John’s, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board has paid tribute to former captain and wicket-keeper Franz Copeland Murray “Gerry” Alexander, who died on Saturday in his native Jamaica. He was 82.

Speaking on behalf of the WICB, President Dr Julian Hunte, hailed Alexander as a stalwart, and recalled the great contribution he made during the famous Tied Test Series in...

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