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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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Sir Hilary says 'don' comments misunderstood

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – UWI Cave Hill principal Sir Hilary Beckles has defended his comments characterizing Chris Gayle as a “don”, contending he was merely outlining a public perception that existed.

Sir Hilary was slammed by the West Indies Players Union over the comments, with the players union calling for his resignation as a West Indies Cricket Board director and for UWI to launch an investigation.

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