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'Prince' Lara for Hall of Fame

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, CMC – Batting genius Brian Lara will join several other great former West Indies players when he is inducted into the Cricket Hall of Fame on Saturday.

The former West Indies captain, who retired from international cricket five years ago, will be formally inducted at the ICC Awards ceremony at the Waters’ Edge Resort here.

Cricket’s world governing body, the International Cricket Council, made the announcement on Thursday, adding that former England women’s Enid Bakewell would also be inducted.

Windies lose to SL in warm-up

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka – Sri Lanka gave a very strong account of itself when it took on West Indies, in a warm-up game at the Nondescripts Cricket Club ground in in the capital city on Thursday.

The hosts ran away winners by nine wickets after a superb all-round show in the first official warm-up of the International Cricket Council’s World T20 tournament.

Gayle backs Windies to win big

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, CMC – Talismanic opener Chris Gayle has backed West Indies to reach the final of the World Twenty20 Championship. The big-hitting left-hander, the hottest commodity in World T20 cricket, said he believed the Caribbean side could improve on their showing at the 2009 edition of the tournament in England when they reached the final four.

“When you look at our team you can say we are well balanced. In these tournaments the best we achieved was the semi-finals in England back in 2009,” the Jamaican told reporters on Wednesday.

Gayle bats for buddy Bolt

Colombo, Sri Lanka - West Indies star Chris Gayle says Olympic sprint great Usain Bolt wouldn’t look out of place if he was signed by the Melbourne Stars to play in this year’s Australian Big Bash League T20 tournament.

WICB announces Admiral as kit supplier

St John’s, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board today announced that Admiral Sportswear will be the official kit supplier of West Indies cricket until August 2013. Admiral is a previous West Indies team kit supplier.

“We’re delighted to have Admiral back on board with West Indies cricket as the official kit supplier for the West Indies Men’s and Women’s teams, the Windies A and Windies Under 19 teams,” WICB Commercial Manager, Nelecia Yeates said.

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