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Windies players and officials fully focussed following incident

St John’s, Antigua– The West Indies Cricket Board wishes to advise the public and cricket loving fans that all the players and officials of the West Indies team while slightly shaken by the incident are in very good spirits, are fully focussed on the Cricket World Cup campaign and representing the people of the West Indies.

The team has had a meeting to discuss the incident and has since travelled, as per schedule, to Mohali in India, for their next Group Match.

O'Brien stuns England with record 113

Bengaluru, India – Kevin O’Brien smashed the fastest ever ICC Cricket World Cup century to propel Ireland to a stunning three-wicket win over England in a Group B match on Wednesday at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium.

Richardson sees more Windies success

Dhaka, Bangladesh – West Indies Team Manager Richie Richardson has praised the team for this fine showing in the last ICC Cricket World Cup match against the Netherlands on Monday night.

He singled out fast bowler Kemar Roach for special plaudits after he became the first West Indian to take a hat-trick in a World Cup match.

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Malinga's magic destroys Kenya

Colombo, Sri Lanka - Lasith Malinga became the first player in ICC Cricket World Cup history to take two hat-tricks after a stunning bowling performance on his return to the team saw him take 6-38 as Sri Lanka defeated Kenya by nine wickets on Tuesday.

Malinga used his inswinging yorkers to devastating effect with a series of unplayable deliveries, finishing the innings with four wickets in the space of six legitimate deliveries as Kenya crumbled from 102-2 to 142 all out.

Samuels & selectors agree on course of action

St John’s, Antigua– Following the injury to Dwayne Bravo Chairman of the West Indies Selection Committee Clyde Butts held discussion with Marlon Samuels about possible nomination to replace Bravo.

After discussions Butts and Samuels agreed that he would be better served continuing to play in the WICB Regional 4 Day Tournament as he continues his return following a two year absence from the game.

Butts and Samuels agreed that he also needed to work on getting fitter for a possible return to international cricket in the future.

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