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Fri, 09/07/2012 - 15:00

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Head coach Ottis Gibson believes West Indies boasts a bowling attack that will thrive in whatever conditions the team meets during the ICC World Twenty20 Championship starting later this month in Sri Lanka.

Conditions in the Asian subcontinent usually favour spin but Gibson said the 15-man squad comprised a well balanced bowling unit that would be prepared to face the...

Fri, 09/07/2012 - 14:36

CAVE HILL, Barbados, CMC – The outstanding Chris Gayle took centre stage with an exciting half-century in a smooth all-rounder performance as West Indies beat a UWI Select XI by 77 runs, to sweep their warm-up doubleheader at the 3Ws Oval on Thursday night.

Gayle cracked 62 from 42 balls as West Indies cruised to 175 for four off 20 overs after opting to bat first. Johnson Charles hammered 46 off 39 balls...

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 14:07

CAVE HILL, Barbados – West Indies captain Darren Sammy hit 56 not out and shared an unbroken, half-century, sixth-wicket stand with Marlon Samuels to lead his side to a 44-run victory over the Sagicor West Indies High Performance Centre in a Twenty20 practice match on Thursday.

Sammy helped give a boost of confidence to West Indies preparations for the World Twenty20 later this month in Sri Lanka, when he...

Thu, 09/06/2012 - 06:59

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC - Another West Indies cricketer has shrugged off the favourite tag being heaped on the Caribbean side preparing for the ICC T 20 in Sir Lanka later this month. Big hitting all-rounder Kieron Pollard says being labeled as favourites could only put the West Indies players under a certain amount of pressure going into the tournament.

Pollard, who is one of the leading T20 players on...

Wed, 09/05/2012 - 15:34

Bridgetown, Barbados — The West Indies players are in fine spirits and feeling on top of their game as they get ready for their first warm-up match on Thursday, at the 3Ws Oval at the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies.

The Windies are preparing for the International Cricket Council’s T20 World Cup and will face Sagicor...

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