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Fri, 05/04/2012 - 05:00

LONDON, ENGLAND - Time was when a Test series against the West Indies would have England’s batsmen checking their life-insurance policies, so ferocious was their bowling attack.

Those anxiety levels, along with the pace battery that caused them, are long gone, but a new clutch of quicks has the speed to discomfit Andrew Strauss and his...

Fri, 05/04/2012 - 04:44

LONDON, ENGLAND - West Indies may be hoping to drop in under the radar this summer as they embark on a mission improbable against Test world-beaters England - but the tourists do have one especially handy weapon on their side.

Coach Ottis Gibson's inside knowledge of the men who have taken England to the top of the International Cricket Council rankings is more than two years old now.

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Fri, 05/04/2012 - 04:30

LONDON, ENGLAND - Former England skipper Alec Stewart has praised the development of the West Indies side under current skipper Darren Sammy. Stewart, who captained his country in 15 of his career spanning 133 Tests, said despite the lowly state of West Indies cricket, the team is beginning to turn their fortunes around.

"West Indies cricket has...

Fri, 05/04/2012 - 04:16

PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD - Powergen skipper Samuel Badree, is still hoping his performances will gain him a West Indian call-up this year.

He was the recipient of a PowerGen Appreciation Award for his services and contributions to cricket, at the Courtyard Marriot Hotel, Port-of-Spain, yesterday. 

Badrie...

Fri, 05/04/2012 - 04:04

BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS - Stand-in captain Stafanie Taylor has praised West Indies Women for what she has described as perhaps their best day ever in the field.

The hosts turned in a tremendous all-round effort here Wednesday to beat Sri Lanka by seven runs in the second Twenty20 International of the five-match series and take a vital 2-0 lead...

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