Windies Mens Team

Carter's 82 keeps Bajans afloat

North Sound, Antigua – Jonathan Carter’s 82 put Barbados within sight of first innings points for the first time this season but off-spinner Justin Athanaze kept the Leewards Islands in contention on the second day of their sixth round WICB First-Class match on Saturday.

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Pakistan end Australia's run

Colombo, Sri Lanka – Pakistan recorded an historic win over Australia on Saturday to bring the defending champs’ 34-match unbeaten run in the ICC Cricket World Cup to a halt.

The amazing unbeaten record dating back to 1999 was finally broken as the Pakistanis earned a hard-fought four-wicket win on an unpredictable surface at the refurbished R Premadasa Stadium in Khetterama.

Australia, who have won the last three World Cups during the run and were unbeaten in five matches in Group A in this tournament, were bowled out for 176.

Tsotsobe, Peterson star in big SA win

Dhaka, Bangladesh – South Africa secured top spot in Group B of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 and sent Bangladesh to the brink of elimination with a comprehensive 206-run thrashing of the co-hosts on Saturday.

South Africa’s win means India and England are also assured of quarter-final places. West Indies are also expected to secure a spot in the final eight as well. The Windies will play their final group match on Sunday against India.

Gibson: Grabbing our chances is the key

Chennai, India – “We haven’t beaten a top team in 20 months and we would like to do that. We had another opportunity against England and didn’t take it but we are getting closer.”

These are the words of West Indies Head Coach Ottis Gibson as his side gets ready for Sunday’s ICC Cricket World Cup Group B match against India.

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Lions take lead against WIsld

Roseau, Dominica – England Lions secured first innings points over Windward Islands on the second day of  their WICB First-Class Championship match, but the hosts hit back late to keep themselves in contention in the sixth round match, on Friday.

Resuming at their overnight 280-8, the visitors were dismissed for 302 and the Windwards recovered from a rocky start to make 237. In the eight overs available before the close at Windsor Park, the Lions lost Craig Kieswetter (nine) to be 20-1, an overall lead of 85 runs.


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