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Sat, 06/30/2012 - 15:56

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, CMC – Aggressive opener Chris Gayle stroked his second half-century in three innings since his return to West Indies colours as the Caribbean side got a  56-run victory over New Zealand in the opening Digicel T20 International on Saturday.

The left-handed Jamaican brought the Central Broward Regional Park Stadium to life with a typically flamboyant, unbeaten 85 from 52 balls...

Sat, 06/30/2012 - 13:48

St John’s, Antigua — Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Stuart Williams both debuted in Test cricket in 1994, a mere four matches apart.

Chanderpaul, the West Indies batting stalwart, started as a frail 19 year old in the second match of the series against England in his home country of Guyana. Williams, an aggressive stroke-making opener debuted a...

Sat, 06/30/2012 - 03:23

Fort Lauderdale, Florida – If you asked Samuel Badree what is his dream job, he would tell you being a Physical Education teacher. If you asked the leg-spinner what is his lifelong ambition, he would tell you to play cricket for the West Indies.

In life sometimes dreams do come true. Badree has already fulfilled part of his quest - he is a PE teacher at Barrackpore East Secondary School in Trinidad. The...

Sat, 06/30/2012 - 02:53

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, CMC – Talismanic West Indies opener Chris Gayle has stressed the importance of a winning start to the series against New Zealand this weekend.

The left-hander said it was crucial the Windies got an early win in the Twenty20 series in order to set the tone for the rest of the tour and also for the upcoming Twenty20 World Cup in Sri Lanka starting in September.

“This is an...

Fri, 06/29/2012 - 18:17

FORT LAUNDERDALE, Florida, CMC – Following their recent tough tour of England, West Indies will seek to brighten their summer when they face New Zealand in the first Digicel Twenty20 International of a two-match series starting on Saturday.

They were dogged throughout the tour by unfriendly wet, frosty early spring weather but will exchange this for sunny Caribbean-like temperatures for the weekend’s...