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Richardson sees more Windies success

Dhaka, Bangladesh – West Indies Team Manager Richie Richardson has praised the team for this fine showing in the last ICC Cricket World Cup match against the Netherlands on Monday night.

He singled out fast bowler Kemar Roach for special plaudits after he became the first West Indian to take a hat-trick in a World Cup match.

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Malinga's magic destroys Kenya

Colombo, Sri Lanka - Lasith Malinga became the first player in ICC Cricket World Cup history to take two hat-tricks after a stunning bowling performance on his return to the team saw him take 6-38 as Sri Lanka defeated Kenya by nine wickets on Tuesday.

Malinga used his inswinging yorkers to devastating effect with a series of unplayable deliveries, finishing the innings with four wickets in the space of six legitimate deliveries as Kenya crumbled from 102-2 to 142 all out.

Samuels & selectors agree on course of action

St John’s, Antigua– Following the injury to Dwayne Bravo Chairman of the West Indies Selection Committee Clyde Butts held discussion with Marlon Samuels about possible nomination to replace Bravo.

After discussions Butts and Samuels agreed that he would be better served continuing to play in the WICB Regional 4 Day Tournament as he continues his return following a two year absence from the game.

Butts and Samuels agreed that he also needed to work on getting fitter for a possible return to international cricket in the future.

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Roach: I feel really great!

New Delhi, India – Kemar Roach created ICC Cricket World Cup history with an amazing hat-trick, as the Windies demolished the Netherlands by 215 runs in their Group B contest at the Feroz Shah Kotla, on Monday night.

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ICC approves Bishoo

St John’s, Antigua– The West Indies Cricket Board has received confirmation from the International Cricket Council that the Technical Committee has approved the WICB application for Devendra Bishoo to replace the injured Dwayne Bravo in the West Indies World Cup squad.

Bishoo will join the West Indies squad in Dhaka, Bangladesh and is expected to arrive on Wednesday.

The Windies next face Bangladesh on Friday 4th March.

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