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Fri, 05/18/2012 - 12:14

LONDON, England – West Indies snatched two wickets in the final session to stymie England’s momentum, but were still facing a tall order after Andrew Strauss’ 20th Test hundred put the hosts in control of the first Test on Friday here.

The Windies failed to gain the same help from the conditions that their opponents did the previous day and the England captain...

Thu, 05/17/2012 - 14:52

LONDON – Adrian Barath said West Indies batsmen had shown great determination in their battle against England’s “pumped-up” bowlers in challenging conditions in the first Test on Thursday.

The Windies opener said it was disappointing to lose nine wickets on the opening day at Lord’s, but the visitors had fought gallantly while the sky...

Thu, 05/17/2012 - 11:21

LONDON – A typically resolute, unbeaten 87 from Shivnarine Chanderpaul propped up West Indies’ batting in the first Test against England on Thursday.

The veteran left-hander again gave cogent proof to his status as the World No.1 Test batsman, anchoring the Windies to 243 for nine in their first innings at the close on the opening day...

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 13:23

LONDON – Darren Sammy said West Indies will be looking to give cogent proof that they have made progress in the last two years, when they face World No.1 England in the first of three Tests, starting on Thursday at Lord’s.

The West Indies captain said his side...

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 04:32

Windies legend Brian Lara has tipped his cousin Darren Bravo to keep it in the family and emerge as a cricketing superstar just like he did 18 years ago.

Watch Bravo this week and it will be like watching a carbon copy of Lara, in his mannerisms and the way he strikes the ball, there is no doubt who he modelled his game on.

And although a world record like...

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