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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.

“Spin will be effective during the tournament. It is quite clear. If you had a close look at the warm-up matches you would see the ball...

Georgetown, Guyana, CMC – Justin Greaves upstaged a memorable spell from left-arm spinner Larry Edward and a half-century from Dwight Thomas bowling Barbados back into their WICB Regional Under-19 match on Monday, putting them on the brink of a first innings lead over reigning champions Windward Islands.

Greaves finished the opening day of the first round match at the Demerara Cricket Club with...

Gros Islet, St Lucia, CMC – A late innings flurry from captain Darren Sammy lifted West Indies to 221-6 against Pakistan, in the 1st Digicel One-Day International of the five-match series here Saturday.

Sammy spanked an unbeaten 29 from 17 balls as West Indies frenetically gathered 43 runs from the last five overs, after their top order had been kept quiet by off-spinners Saeed Ajmal and...

New Delhi, India – The West Indies are eagerly looking forward to the start of their ICC Cricket World Cup campaign on Thursday.

Vice Captain Dwayne Bravo said he and his team-mates are ready for the opening clash against South Africa at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium. First ball in the day/night match is 2.30 pm (5 am Eastern Caribbean Time/4 am Jamaica Time).

“This is my second...

Chandigarh, India, CMC – West Indies opener Chris Gayle has picked up three places in the latest ICC One-Day International batting rankings released on Monday.

The big-hitting left-hander, who has had a relatively productive ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 campaign, is now 12th in the rankings which continue to be led by prolific South Africa opener Hashim Amla.

Gayle has scores of two...

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