Wed, 09/19/2012 - 09:42

Colombo, Sri Lanka – Dwayne Bravo is confident he can rediscover the form which saw him produce one of the best allround displays in the short history of the ICC World T20 tournament. Back in 2009, Bravo took four wickets and made a match-winning half-century as the Windies outplayed India at Lord’s.
In that match Bravo had two career-best performances. He bowled first change and took 4-38 – the wickets of...

Wed, 09/19/2012 - 09:35

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, CMC - The West Indies cricket team has been seeking to perfect fielding as their continue preparation ahead of the first Group B match in the ICC World T20 tournament in Sri Lanka.

Players have been attending long sessions focusing on various fielding drills including, diving at backward point, hitting the stumps from mid-on and mid-off and catching.
Darren Sammy’s men open their...

Wed, 09/19/2012 - 06:52

KHULNA, Bangladesh – Spinners Yannic Cariah and Veerasammy Permaul shared eight wickets, but the Sagicor High Performance Centre had to settle for a tense draw with the Bangladesh Cricket Board Academy in their tour match on Wednesday, following a brave hundred from opener Soumya Sarkar.

Leg-spinner Cariah was the most impressive...

Wed, 09/19/2012 - 06:04

KHULNA, Bangladesh – Sagicor High Performance Centre drew with Bangladesh Cricket Board Academy on the final day of their four-day, tour match today at the Sheikh Abu Naser Stadium here.


SAGICOR HIGH PERFORMANCE CENTRE 534 for nine declared (Kyle Hope 217, Andre Fletcher 105, Keddy Lesporis 97, Veerasammy...

Tue, 09/18/2012 - 22:04

What one Mendis began, another finished as Sri Lanka handed Zimbabwe a thumping 82-run loss at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium on Monday night.

Brendan Taylor was quite categorical about his team’s chances a day before the tournament opener. “If we bat, bowl and field to our potential, we’ll give ourselves half a chance of beating Sri Lanka,” he said, and those words turned out to be prophetic in the...