Sun, 11/13/2011 - 13:20

Kolkata, India -- India’s Ishant Sharma is relishing the task of leading his team’s pace attack against West Indies in the upcoming second Test match against West Indies in the absence of the injured Zaheer Khan.

The 23-year-old Ishant said: “It’s an honour when you see yourselves as the senior-most bowler in the team and leading the attack. It’s difficult to express this kind of feeling actually.”

Sun, 11/13/2011 - 12:44

KOLKATA, India,  CMC – Adrian Barath says he is recovered from the hamstring injury that sidelined him for the two Tests against Bangladesh last month and is keen on resuming his place at the top of the order in the second Test against India at Eden Garden starting here Monday.

The talented 21-year-old has struggled with injury over the last year and has played just seven...

Sun, 11/13/2011 - 12:36

Kolkata, India - The West Indies team has come out to support the ongoing polio eradication drive in India called “Bowl Out Polio”. On Sunday members of the team took time out from their busy training schedule ahead of the Second Test match to join local officials to participate in the programme.

The event was organised by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and took centre stage at the historic...

Sun, 11/13/2011 - 12:29

KOLKATA, India, IANS/CMC – West Indies fast bowler Fidel Edwards says getting Indian openers Gautam Gambhir and Virender Sehwag out early would be the key to taking control in the second Test against India at Eden Gardens, starting Monday.

“The plan is to get the openers out as early as possible. This is one way we can check the flow of runs,” said Edwards, who is gearing up for his 50th Test.


Sun, 11/13/2011 - 07:52

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, Nov 13, CMC – Heavy overnight and early morning rain has ruined any chance of play before lunch on the second day of the second and final four-day “Test” between West Indies A and Bangladesh A at the Beausejour Cricket Ground on Sunday.

Officials are expected to make another inspection at 12:30 pm to determine a start time for play.

West Indies A are set to resume on 72 for...