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Mon, 11/07/2011 - 15:36

Delhi, India, CMC/IANS – West Indies captain Darren Sammy said Monday that bowling tight on a slow and low Feroz Shah Kotla track was the key for their success against the Indian batsmen.

India were bowled out for 209 runs in the first innings of the first Test and at stumps in response to West Indies’ 304 all out earlier.
At the close, West Indies were struggling on 21 for two – a lead of 116 – after...

Mon, 11/07/2011 - 15:22

Delhi, India -- In all, 17 wickets fell on day two of the first Test at the Feroze Shah Kotla, but Virender Sehwag put things in perspective when he said the pitch had no role to play in the rash of dismissals.

“A lot of them were called soft dismissals -- like Gautam’s run out, like my getting out,” the Indian opener said on Monday. “It’s not as if the wicket is bad. It’s a good wicket to bat on, maybe...

Mon, 11/07/2011 - 14:49

NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – Scoreboard at the close on the third day of the first “Test” between West Indies A and Bangladesh A at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground on Monday:

Match report to follow

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WEST INDIES A 1st Innings 358

(A. Russell 128; Kamrul Islam Rabbi 4-54)

BANGLADESH A 1st Innings

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Mon, 11/07/2011 - 14:39

Brades, Montserrat – The West Indies Cricket Board and long standing partner Scotiabank hosted a Kiddy Cricket Workshop for PE Teachers and Volunteers in Montserrat on Sunday 6th November 2011, with former West Indies fast bowler Kenny Benjamin leading the one day event.

Montserrat, like many other territories over the months of September and November, benefited for a one day workshop which was focused...

Mon, 11/07/2011 - 13:05

North Sound, Antigua – West Indies Selector Robert Haynes believes that batsmen in the Caribbean need curb their obsession with boundaries and apply more thought to their approach to batting in order to achieve greater success.

“We struggle on the slow pitches and it is evident in regional cricket where our spinners dominate, so it tells me that the batsmen must assess the conditions better, think about...

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