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Baugh scores 1st 5-fer

Chittagong, Bangladesh — West Indies wicket-keeper Carlton Baugh had his best day behind the stumps on Monday and is looking to have his best day in front the stumps when the first Test resumes on Tuesday.

The 29-year-old completed five dismissals for the first time in his Test career during the Bangladesh first innings of 350-9 declared at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdury Stadium. He held four catches and completed a stumping as play in the rain-affected first Test resumed after two days were lost to the inclement weather.

WICB decision on Chris Gayle

St John’s, Antigua – The WICB Board of Directors at a meeting in St Lucia took the following decision with regard to Chris Gayle:

Stafanie Taylor wins The Cricketer Award

London, England –West Indies allrounder Stafanie Taylor has been named as the international Player of the Year by The Cricketer magazine.

The 20-year-old from Jamaica took the coveted award from other strong contenders including Lydia Greenway and Charlotte Edwards from England; Shelley Nitschke, the Australian allrounder who recently retired from international cricket; and Cri-zelda Brits, of South Africa.

The Cricketer sought the views of national coaches and leading observers of the game in deciding the award.

Samuels stars as Windies win big

Fatullah, Bangladesh – Marlon Samuels cracked an unbeaten century off 56 balls to power the West Indies to 195-3 in their Twenty20 match against Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) XI at the Fatullah Stadium on Sunday.

After winning the toss, the Windies got off to a shaky start losing Adrian Barath (4) in just the second over. Fellow opener Lendl Simmons returned to the dressing room for 12. By that time, the tourists were 51-2 in the sixth over. But a 102-run third-wicket stand between Samuels and Andre Russell revived the side.

Two new caps in Jamaica's Super50 squad

 

Kingston, Jamaica, CMC – Uncapped players Jermaine Blackwood and Kenar Lewis have been selected in the Jamaica squad for this month’s West Indies Cricket Board’s Regional Super50 Championship in Guyana. Blackwood, a 19-year-old batsman, who bowls off-spin, and Lewis, a 20-year-old opener, are two former Jamaica Under-19 players.

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