Mon, 03/26/2012 - 12:58

GROS-ISLET, St. Lucia — Darren Sammy said it was important for his side to quickly switch from the 50 overs to Twenty20 mode, as they prepare for the first Digicel Twenty20 International against Australia on Tuesday.

The West Indies captain said winning was the two matches was a major goal, but the focus is also on building a team unit for the International...

Mon, 03/26/2012 - 12:42

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan has returned as the No.1 ranked all-rounder in the latest Reliance ICC ODI Championship table after a series of strong performances in the Asia Cup which concluded in Mirpur last Thursday.

The left-hander’s 237 runs with the bat have put him in a career-best 12th position (up by 14 places). And though he...

Mon, 03/26/2012 - 12:06

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach has been fined 50 per cent of his match fee after being found guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during his side’s fifth and final One-day International against Australia in St Lucia on Sunday.

Roach was charged with a Level 2 offence, contrary to clause 2.2.4 of the ICC Code of Conduct...

Mon, 03/26/2012 - 12:00

GROS-ISLET, St. Lucia — His rear-guard action may have failed to clinch a victory for West Indies in the fifth and final Digicel One-day International on Sunday, but Darren Sammy won the hearts of scores of cheering fans at the Beausejour Cricket Ground.

The West Indies captain smashed a breath-taking 84 off just 50 balls to take the side to...

Sun, 03/25/2012 - 15:25

GROS-ISLET, St. Lucia – To a cacophony of noise, Darren Sammy treated a capacity crowd packed to the brim with his countryman to a pyrotechnic display, but West Indies narrowly failed to win the rain-affected fifth and final Digicel One-day International against Australia on Sunday, sinking to a 30-run defeat.

To chants of his surname, the beating of drums, horns...