Windies Mens Team

Shiv quiet, confident ahead of fifth CWC

Delhi, India – West Indies batting stalwart Shiv Chanderpaul is quietly confident of getting “it all together” when the West Indies open their ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 campaign against South Africa next week.

The 36-year-old left-hander who is entering his fifth World Cup said he is doing fine in the build-up to the most anticipated event in the game’s history.

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TT fightback after Gale ton

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Rayad Emrit and Shannon Gabriel shared six wickets to lead a Trinidad & Tobago fight-back, after Andrew Gale led the England Lions’ batting with a hundred in the WICB Regional first-class championship on Friday.

Emrit has so far taken three wickets for 47 runs from 17.5 overs, and Gabriel captured three for 72 from 13 overs, as the Lions, choosing to bat, reached 311 for nine in their first innings at the close on the opening day of their third round match at Queen’s Park Oval.

CLOSE: Day 1, Rd 3 - WICB 4 Day

Following are the close of play scores on Day 1 of Round 3 of the WICB Regional 4 Day Tournament: KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, Feb 18, CMC – Windward Islands, replying to Guyana’s first innings total of 142, reached 104 for three on the opening day of their third round match against Windward Islands on Friday at the Arnos Vale Multi-Purpose Complex. Scores: GUYANA 142 (Vishaul Singh 30, Royston Crandon 20, Derwin Christian 20; Nelon Pascal 5-52, Mervin Matthew 2-17) WINDWARD ISLANDS 104 for three (Andre Fletcher 43, Tyrone Theophile 35; Veerasammy Permaul 2-23)

LUNCH: Day 1, Rd 3 - WICB 4 Day

Following are the scores at lunch on Day 1 of the Third Round of the WICB Regional 4 Day Tournament:

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Feb 18, CMC – Jamaica, sent in to bat, reached 111 for two in their first innings at lunch on the opening day of their third round match against Barbados on Friday at Kensington Oval.

Scores: JAMAICA 110 for two (Danza Hyatt 71 not out; Jason Holder 2-17) vs BARBADOS

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Baugh & Barath out for 2/3 weeks; Edwards & Thomas on standby

St John’s, Antigua– The West Indies Cricket Board confirms that Carlton Baugh and Adrian Barath have sustained hamstring injuries.

Medical specialists have determined that in both cases the players will not be able to resume training for two to three weeks.

The WICB, through the Team Manager, is therefore making an application to the ICC Technical Committee for Baugh and Barath to be replaced in the West Indies World Cup squad.

The players who have been put on standby as replacements are Kirk Edwards and Devon Thomas.


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