Windies Mens Team

Fidel reaches career-high in rankings

Roseau, Dominica – West Indies fast bowler Fidel Edwards has achieved his career-best ranking in the International Cricket Council’s Player Rankings for Test bowlers following the drawn third and final Digicel Test against India at Windsor Park.

The 29-year-old, who finished with match figures of 36.4-8-122-6, has gained two places to 16th position in the latest rankings, a position he holds jointly with South Africa spinner Paul Harris.

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Campbell hits 154 as Under-19s win again

Miami, Florida – A shot-filled century from opener John Campbell powered West Indies Under-19 to another massive win over the United States of America Under-19 in their second 50-over match of the four-match series on Sunday.

The 17-year-old left-hander from Jamaica hit 154 as the Windies reached 339 for four off their 50 overs at the Broward County Cricket Stadium in Luaderhill. They won by 268 runs as the Americans were then shot out for 71 off 28.1 overs.

Seamer Kyle Mayers was again the leading bowler with three for 13.

Windies earn draw on gripping final day

Roseau, Dominica, CMC – Shivnarine Chanderpaul’s typically defiant 23rd Test hundred, and two crucial wickets for Ravi Rampaul helped West Indies escape with a draw in the third and final Digicel aTest against India on Sunday.

Chanderpaul was undefeated on 116 that earned him the Man-of-the-Match award, and led the resistance before West Indies were dismissed for 322 in their second innings about 45 minutes before tea on the final day at Windsor Park.

Tea Day 5: Fidel strikes early as India chase 180

Roseau, Dominica, CMC – Fidel Edwards followed up his career-best batting with an early wicket for West Indies, as India chased 180 for victory in the third Test on Sunday.

Edwards trapped opener Abhinav Mukund lbw for a duck with the first ball of the chase, as India reached 19 for one in their second innings at the tea break on the final day at Windsor Park, with Murali Vijay not out on 14 and Rahul Dravid not out on four.

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Lunch Day 5: Shiv makes 23rd Test ton

Roseau, Dominica, CMC – Shivnarine Chanderpaul reached his 23rd Test hundred to carry the fight for West Indies, and extend their lead to 151 in the third and final Digicel Test against India on Sunday.

Chanderpaul was undefeated on 105 and Fidel Edwards was not out on 16, as West Indies, trailing by 143 on first innings, reached 294 for eight at the interval on the final day at Windsor Park.

The pair added 38 – unbroken – for the ninth wicket, after West Indies lost their captain Darren Sammy and Ravi Rampaul in quick succession.

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