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Kraigg Brathwaite realises Test dream

Basseterre, St Kitts– Kraigg Brathwaite became the fifth youngest West Indian to play Test cricket when he made his debut in the 2nd Digicel Test against Pakistan on Friday at Warner Park.

“This is an honour for me and a real dream. I always wanted to play for the West Indies in Test match. I never thought it would come this early but I’m delighted to be playing my first Test match,” Brathwaite said.

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Windies focus on 2-0 Digicel Series win

Basseterre, St Kitts– West Indies will be looking to make it back-to-back wins over Pakistan when the two teams meet in the Second Digicel Test at Warner Park on Friday.

First ball is 10 am (9 am Jamaica Time).

Speaking after Thursday’s three-hour training session, skipper Darren Sammy said his side’s aim is to maintain the momentum they had from the 40-run victory in the First Digicel Test in Guyana.

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Kraigg Brathwaite named in Windies 13

Basseterre, St Kitts– Eighteen year old Barbadian opener Kraigg Brathwaite has been named by the WICB Selection Committee in the West Indies squad for the Second Digicel Test against Pakistan at Warner Park starting tomorrow.

Brathwaite has replaced left handed Grenadian opener Devon Smith as the only change in the squad.

Darren Sammy – Captain

Brendan Nash – Vice Captain

Carlton Baugh Jr - Wicketkeeper

Kraigg Brathwaite

Darren Bravo

Devendra Bishoo

Shiv Chanderpaul

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Jennifer Nero appointed 1st female WICB Director

St John’s, Antigua– The West Indies Cricket Board has created history by appointing Mrs. Jennifer Nero as the first female to the Board of Directors.

“This Board of Directors is honoured to now have at the highest decision making body of West Indies cricket the counsel and advice from the critically important female perspective,” Dr. Julian Hunte, President of the WICB outlined.

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Martin plays for love, not money

St John’s, Antigua – Anthony Martin is an anomaly. With cricket having evolved into the world of the glitz and glamour of sportainment and the modern cricketer seeking mega-stardom, Martin is a throwback to the days of yore. He is not fascinated by bling, the latest clothing trends or the hottest gadgets. The 28 year old leg spinner has no insatiable desire to be in the lime light. He is neither submissive to peer pressure nor does he feel the need to be confined by the media manager’s guidelines when responding to questions.
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