Tue, 05/22/2012 - 02:54

LONDON, ENGLAND - England captain Andrew Strauss yesterday rubbished talk of West Indies being easy walkovers after his side was forced to fight before securing a five-wicket win in the first Test.

Starting the final day precariously placed at ten for two, the home side slipped to 57 for four before a 132-run fifth wicket stand between opener...

Mon, 05/21/2012 - 15:37

St John’s, Antigua – Leg spinner Devendra Bishoo is one of eight players with international experience named in the West Indies A squad for the First Digicel ‘Test’ against India A at Kensington Oval starting June 2.

Bishoo, who won the ICC Emerging Player of the Year for 2011 after he burst onto the international stage, has so far appeared...

Mon, 05/21/2012 - 11:59

LONDON – Darren Sammy said West Indies continued to show signs of a competitive edge, despite losing the first Test against England by five wickets on Monday at Lord’s here.

The West Indies captain said he was “quite pleased” that his side had pushed the World No.1 side, but he felt there were areas where West Indies could tighten up, making them even more...

Mon, 05/21/2012 - 10:42

LONDON – Two wickets – one apiece to Kemar Roach and Shannon Gabriel – before lunch gave England a scare, but failed to ignite West Indies and they went under by five wickets in the first Test on Monday.

Roach snared overnight batsman Jonathan Trott and Gabriel grabbed the prized scalp of Kevin Pietersen, but the Windies failed to successfully defend a target of...

Sun, 05/20/2012 - 12:06

LONDON – Kemar Roach followed up defiant West Indies batting, again led by Shivnarine Chanderpaul, with two late wickets on Sunday to leave the first Test against England heading for a dramatic finish.

Roach produced two quick, lifting deliveries to knock over England captain and first innings century-maker Andrew Strauss for one and...