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Wed, 05/16/2012 - 03:59

LONDON, England – West Indies coach Ottis Gibson has urged his pacemen to opt for patience over exuberance in the seamer-friendly English conditions.

Speaking ahead of Thursday’s start of the opening Test at Lord’s, Gibson said rather than trying to conjure up brilliant deliveries, his bowlers needed to be consistent in line and length and...

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 03:53

LONDON, England – West Indies look set to have a fully fit seam attack for the opening Test at Lord’s starting here Thursday.

There were worries over the trio of Kemar Roach, Fidel Edwards and Ravi Rampaul coming out of the four-day tour match against England Lions last week but head coach Ottis Gibson said the players had acquitted...

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.

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