Wed, 05/16/2012 - 03:46

LONDON, England – West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson on Tuesday defended his side’s inexperienced top order, as doubts continue to linger about its ability to stand the test against England’s incisive seam attack.

The Windies were bundled out for a paltry 147 in the first innings of their tour match against England Lions last week in...

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 03:33

LONDON, England – Wicketkeeper Matt Prior has warned England against complacency as they prepare to face embattled West Indies in the opening Test at Lord’s starting Thursday.

England, the World number one-ranked side, are expected to easily roll over the luckless Windies who are ranked seventh, but Prior said it would be dangerous for the hosts to approach the three-Test series lackadaisically...

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 03:20

LONDON, ENGLAND - It's easy to get misty-eyed when the West Indies come to town.

Oh for the days when Viv Richards, Malcolm Marshall, Curtly Ambrose and Brian Lara were lighting up the English sporting summer with a thrilling brand of cricket that somehow managed to be relaxed and ruthless at the same time.


Tue, 05/15/2012 - 16:17

“I have made it abundantly clear to everyone around me that cricket is my first love and nothing would come in the way of it.” So said Diamond United cricketer Anand Ajodha after he left his wedding reception to play in a cricket match many years ago.

Now, taking note that his club was in danger in the Colfire South Championship, Ajodha—who...

Tue, 05/15/2012 - 11:47

LONDON – Ottis Gibson put his faith in the young, inexperienced West Indies top-order batting to rise to the challenge, when they face England in the first of three Tests, starting on Thursday at Lord’s.

The West Indies coach said this series presents the players with another opportunity to take up the challenge and play their best against the World No.1 side....