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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.

Dr Hunte sends condolences to Frank Thomas widow

St John's, Antigua - West Indies Cricket Board President Dr. Julian Hunte has sent condolences to the widow and children of Frank Thomas.

Thomas, a stalwart of Windward Islands and West Indies cricket, died at the age of 86 in St Vincent.

He leaves to mourn his widow Annelle Thomas and their three children – Alana, Bernard and Alison.

Guyana & Jamaica in mega clash for Caribbean T20 opener

St John's, Antigua - Reigning Caribbean Twenty20 champions Guyana and star studded Jamaica will clash in a mega feature encounter on the opening day of Caribbean Twenty20 2011 on January 10th at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Grounds in Antigua.

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