Sat, 12/07/2013 - 04:53

Cricinfo article.

Dublin, Ireland - Phil Simmons has signed a two-year contract to extend his tenure as Ireland coach until the end of the 2015 domestic season.

Simmons, a former West Indies allrounder who took over as Ireland coach following the 2007 World Cup, guided them during a period of...

Sat, 12/07/2013 - 04:48

Mid Day article.

Mumbai, India - Cricket legend Sir Viv Richards accomplished whatever there was to achieve in the game – playing for West Indies, the No 1 team in the world in the 1970s, 1980s and early 1990s, being part of two World Cup-winning teams and not losing a Test series as captain from 1985-86 to 1991.

Sat, 12/07/2013 - 00:19

DUNEDIN, New Zealand – Shane Shillingford sent a few shivers through the New Zealand dressing room before rain and their opponents’ cautious approach combined to earn West Indies a draw in the first Test on Saturday here.

Shillingford, who opened the bowling, collected 4-26 from 15 overs,...

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 23:48

DUNEDIN, New Zealand – Rain forced a draw between West Indies and New Zealand on the final day of the first Test on Saturday at University Oval here.


NEW ZEALAND 609 for nine declared (Ross Taylor 217 not out, Brendon McCullum 113, Hamish Rutherford 62, Peter Fulton 61, Bradley-John Watling 41, Neil Wagner 37, Ish...

Fri, 12/06/2013 - 19:54 article.

Dunedin, New Zealand - ''There's the guy from the West Indies, it's... it's, Brian Lara. Hi Brian,'' stammered and squealed a young teenager playing a makeshift cricket game at Dunedin's University Oval.

The man in question smiled his encapsulating smile and said ''hi there''...