Windies Mens Team

Charles debuts, Aussies bat first

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent – Australia won the toss and chose to bat against West Indies in the first Digicel One-day International on Friday at the Arnos Vale Cricket Ground.

Opening batsman Johnson Charles was handed his first West Indies ODI cap, making him the second St Lucian to play in a One-Day International. Australia had one debutant in George Bailey, the middle-order batsman.

Tony Cozier on West Indies cricket

Way to go, Windies Women!

Tino Best credits Fire In Babylon, the documentary highlighting Viv Richards and the times when the West Indies ruled supreme, for his new-found attitude. Other current players mention it as a motivating factor.

Nevill to replace Haddin

Kingstown, St Vincent -- Cricket Australia (CA) today advises that Brad Haddin has been granted personal leave from his Australian team duties and is returning home from the West Indies for personal reasons.

New South Wales wicket-keeper/batsman Peter Nevill will join the squad in coming days and Brad’s return will be determined in due course.

Darren Bravo calm ahead of battle

Kingstown, St Vincent — West Indies middle order batsman Darren Bravo was ice cool, calm and relaxed on Thursday as he put in the final preparations to face Australia in the opening match of the Digicel One-Day International Series.

PREVIEW: WI aim to draw first blood

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent -- West Indies captain Darren Sammy hopes a winning history at Arnos Vale Cricket Ground can help the team get off to a winning start against Australia when the first of five-match in the Digicel One-Day International Series is played Friday. First ball is 9.30 am (8.30 am Jamaica Time).

West Indies have won 17 of 20 ODIs at the picturesque venue, which is nestled on St. Vincent’s southwest coast between the tiny ET Joshua airport and the Caribbean Sea.


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