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Superb party in Dhaka as World Cup opens in grand style

Dhaka, Bangladesh - The 10th edition of the Cricket World Cup got off to a spectacular start with a superb opening ceremony on Thursday evening.

West Indies skipper Darren Sammy was among the 14 team captains who took centre during the three-hour cultural and musical presentation in front of 21,000 people in Dhaka’s Bangabandhu Stadium. Also present were several other team officials including West Indies Team Manager Richie Richardson.

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Spinners will have key role for Windies

Colombo – West Indies captain Darren Sammy shares the view that spin bowling will play a major role in the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup.

Speaking after the Windies second warm-up match against Sri Lanka, Sammy backed his slow bowlers to perform on the big stage.

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Windies lose warm-up to Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka, CMC – West Indies went down to Sri Lanka by four wickets in their second ICC Cricket World Cup match on Tuesday night. Batting first after winning the toss on a placid pitch, the Windies rattled up 281-9 off their 20 overs – their highest score on tour so far. The bowlers were however unable to limit the Sri Lanka batsmen who reached 282-6 to win with 15 balls remaining at the refurbished R Premadasa Stadium.

Windies post 281 batting first

Colombo, Sri Lanka – Left-handers Chris Gayle and Darren Bravo made half-centuries as West Indies reached 281-9 off their 50 overs against Sri Lanka in their ICC Cricket World Cup warm-up match on Tuesday.

Gayle on fire as Windies off to flyer

Colombo, Sri Lanka – Chris Gayle blasted a superb 58 off 38 balls to get the West Indies off to a flying start.

The Windies won the toss and decided to bat first in their ICC Cricket World Cup warm-up match against Sri Lanka and Gayle was on song with his new 333 Special Edition bat.


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