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Kirk Edwards gets maiden call up to West Indies

St John's, Antigua - Barbadian batsman Kirk Edwards has received a maiden call up to the West Indies squad for the five match One Day International Series and T20 International against Sri Lanka.

The right handed Edwards is one of four players who will join the squad presently playing in the three match Test Series.

All rounder Kieron Pollard, left arm spinner Nikita Miller and fast bowler Ravi Rampaul along with Edwards will replace left hander Brendan Nash, wicketkeeper Devon Thomas, pacer Nelon Pascal and off spinner Shane Shillingford.

Manzoor misses century in another PAK A v WI A draw

Arnos Vale, St Vincent  - Opener Khurram Manzoor missed out on his second hundred of the game as the second and final Digicel ‘Test’ between West Indies A and Pakistan A finished in a predictable draw yesterday at the Arnos Vale Sports Complex.

The 24-year-old right-hander, who has already played seven Tests, cracked 85 in his side’s 261 for seven in their second innings before the game was called off late in the evening with no outright result possible.

Windsor Park to debut as worlds newest Test venue in packed 2011 schedule

St John's, Antigua - Windsor Park in the Caribbean nature isle of Dominica will debut as the world’s newest Test venue in July 2011 when it hosts the Third Digicel Test between West Indies and India.
 
For the packed 2011 season of cricket in the Caribbean, West Indies will host Pakistan and reigning world Test champions India for a total of two Twenty20s, ten One Day Internationals and five Tests.

West Indies and Pakistan will clash from April 21st to May 24th in a T20, five ODIs and two Tests.

Powell misses ton as West Indies A take command

Arnos Vale, St Vincent - Nevisian opener Kieran Powell cruelly missed out on a century as West Indies A took command of their Digicel ‘Test’ against Pakistan A at the Arnos Vale Sports Complex as they progressed to 244 for 4 off 75 overs by the end of day two.

Responding to Pakistan A’s 261 all out West Indies were led by a fine 98 from Powell who fell two runs short of what would have been his first century for West Indies A.

West Indies A make late inroads after Manzoor ton

Arnos Vale, St Vincet - Opener Khurram Manzoor’s century took Pakistan A to 239 for 7 at the end of the first day’s play of the Second Digicel ‘Test’ against West Indies A at the Arnos Vale Sports Complex.

Manzoor scored 104 off 209 balls and hit 16 fours in his innings which lasted just over five hours. He received support from fellow opener Umair Khan who struck 41 as left arm spinner Veerasammy Permaul topped the bowling charts with 3 for 56 from 24 overs.

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