Wed, 11/23/2011 - 15:23

Mumbai, India — Darren Bravo fought off a bout of influenza to play a superb innings as the West Indies kept India in the field for the second consecutive day in the third and final Test match on Wednesday.

The left-hander, who started the match feeling a little weak, played a number of memorable strokes in his 166 as the Windies ended the second day 575-9 off 181 overs at the Wankhede Stadium. He faced...

Wed, 11/23/2011 - 05:48

Mumbai, India -- Darren Bravo tormented India’s bowlers with a classy 166 as West Indies racked up a mammoth 575-9 in their first innings on Wednesday, virtually ending the host team’s hopes of inflicting a whitewash in the final Test at the Wankhede Stadium.

The visitors thrashed the home attack on an easy-paced surface on the second day of the third Test before debutant pacer Varun Aaron picked up three...

Tue, 11/22/2011 - 23:52

Melbourne, Australia -- The Chairman of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Local Organising Committee, James Strong, has announced that John Harnden has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Local Organising Committee for the event.

The 2015 Cricket World Cup will be hosted by Australia and New Zealand.

Harnden is currently chief executive of the South Australian Cricket Association.  He...

Tue, 11/22/2011 - 23:42

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -- ICC Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat has informed the ICC Nominations Committee, chaired by ICC President Sharad Pawar, that he will not seek to renew his term of office which expires on June 30, 2012.

Lorgat became the ICC Chief Executive in June 2008 and will have led the ICC for a period of four years by the time he steps down after the 2012 ICC Annual Conference scheduled...

Tue, 11/22/2011 - 16:07

St John’s, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has congratulated the West Indies Women’s Team on reaching the International Cricket Council’s Women’s World Cup 2013.

The Windies have so far played unbeaten in the qualifying tournament in Dhaka, Bangladesh – winning all four of their preliminary matches.

In a note of congratulations to the girls, WICB President Dr Julian Hunte,...