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Gayle says West Indies will bounce back

ABU DHABI -- West Indies captain Chris Gayle smashed the 17th century of his One-Day International career, but it was not enough to secure a victory over Pakistan in the opening match of the Fortune Cup Series on Wednesday.

Playing for the first time at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi, the powerful left-hander hit 11 fours and five mammoth sixes in a stunning knock of 113 as the Windies reached 294 for 9 off 50 overs. Pakistan replied with 295 for 6 off 49.5 overs to win by four wickets with one ball to spare.

Baker creates history

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- Lionel Baker became the first cricketer from the island of Montserrat to represent the West Indies in an official international match, when he was named in the team for the first One-Day International of the Fortune Cup Series against Pakistan at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi. The 24-year-old right-arm fast bowler is a former West Indies Under-19 and West Indies “A” Team player.

West Indies ready to face Pakistan

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – The West Indies Cricket Team is
focused on the job at hand and will be looking to start on a high when
they face Pakistan in the first One-Day International of the Fortune
Cup Series on Wednesday.

Speaking ahead of the match, Captain Chris Gayle called on his players
to be at their best when they face the Asian opponents at the 17
000-seateer Sheikh Zayed Stadium.
Play in the day/night match starts at 3 pm (7 am Eastern Caribbean
Time/6 am Jamaica Time).

Sarwan, Powell join global launch of Diversity Day

ABU DHABI -- West Indies players Ramnaresh Sarwan and Daren Powell were part of the global launch of International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Diversity Day Programme.

Sarwan, the team Vice Captain, and Powell, the experienced fast bowler, went on a desert safari in the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday. The Windies are due to face Pakistan in a three-match Fortune Cup Series at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi on November 12, 14 and 16.

Captain Gayle wants to get hands on Fortune Trophy

ABU DHABI -- .The West Indies Cricket Team arrived in Abu Dhabi with one goal in mind. Get the better of Pakistan in the three One-Day Internationals and take home the Fortune Trophy. It will be the first time for the Windies at the 17 000-seater Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium and they will be looking to make a huge impression.

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