Windies Mens Team

West Indies settle in at Christchurch

CHRISTCHURCH -- The West Indies Cricket Team is upbeat and fully focussed on the challenge of taking on New Zealand in the coming weeks.

This is the word from Team Manager Omar Khan, as the players continue preparations for the upcoming tour. Since arriving in Christchurch the players have had several sessions to get acclimatized to the conditions and have also had a net session with Head Coach John Dyson.

West Indies get work out against UAE

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- The West Indies players continued their build-up for the upcoming tour of New Zealand with an easy victory by 173 runs over the United Arab Emirates in Abu Dhabi.

The West Indies rattled up 288-6 from 50 overs and dismissed the home team for 115 off 32 overs. Left-hander Brendan Nash topscored with 87, while Ramnaresh Sarwan made 86 and Shivnarine Chanderpaul chipped in with 45 not out.

West Indies players make big jumps in ODI rankings

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua -- Four West Indies players have made significant jumps in the latest International Cricket Council’s (ICC) One-Day International rankings.

Captain Chris Gayle, Vice Captain Ramnaresh Sarwan and star performer Shivnarine Chanderpaul have moved up in the batting, while lively fast bowler Jerome Taylor has broken into the Top 10 in the bowling department.

WICB President heads ICC fact-finding team to Zimbabwe

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua -- Dr. Julian Hunte, President of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) is heading a three-man team, appointed by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to examine certain aspects of the management, administration and development of cricket in Zimbabwe. Other members of the Zimbabwe Task Team are Haroon Lorgat, Chief Executive Officer of the ICC and Arjuna Ranatunga, Chief of Sri Lanka Cricket.

West Indies get ready for New Zealand challenge

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -- West Indies Captain Chris Gayle said his team will have to regroup and get ready for the upcoming series in New Zealand after losing 3-0 to Pakistan in the Fortune Cup One-Day Series in Abu Dhabi.

In the final match on Sunday, Gayle made 122 with six sixes and five fours ­-- his 18th One-Day century and second of the series ­-- to keep the target of 274 in sight, but the West Indies lost by 31 runs.


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