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Baugh positive as Windies get set for World Cup

Colombo, Sri Lanka – West Indies wicket-keeper Carlton Baugh is enjoying his return to international cricket and is hoping to make the most of every opportunity he gets in Windies colours.

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Powell ton not enough to save woeful LI

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Twenty-year-old opener Kieran Powell stroked his maiden first class century but it failed to prevent Leeward Islands from an innings defeat at the hand of England Lions here Sunday.

The flashy left-hander hit 131 as the Leewards, responding to the Lions’ massive 553 for six declared, were dismissed for 306 on the third day of their first round Regional First Class Championship clash at Warner Park.

Asked to follow on 247 runs behind, the Leewards collapsed to 127 all out, to lose by an innings and 20 runs.

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Birthday boy Darren Bravo hits career-best 79 in defeat

Colombo, Sri Lanka – Three West Indies players turned in career-best performances on Sunday but the Windies still went under to Sri Lanka by 26 runs in the 3rd and final ERI One-Day International at the Sinhalese Sports Club.

The result meant Sri Lanka won the three-match series 2-0 with one match being rained off.

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Big Benn takes career-best 4 for 38

Colombo, Sri Lanka – Sulieman Benn turned in a career-best bowling performance for West Indies as Sri Lanka made 277-9 off their 50 overs in the 3rd and final ERI One-Day International at Sinhalese Sports Club on Sunday.

The tall left-arm spinner ended with 10-1-38-4 to top his previous best of 2-28. He put the brakes on the home side’s innings and took three wickets in the batting powerplay. He came in and kept things tight after a third-wicket stand of 95 off 134 balls between Kumar Sangakarra (75) and Mahela Jayawardena (44).

Windies bowl first in 3rd ODI

Colombo, Sri Lanka – West Indies won the toss and decided to bowl first in the 3rd and decisive One-Day International against Sri Lanka at the Sinhalese Sports Club on Sunday.

The West Indies made two changes to the team which lost the end ODI on Thursday. Experienced left-hander Shiv Chanderpaul replaced allrounder Kieron Pollard while left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn came in for pacer Kemar Roach, who has the flu.


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