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Samuels feels good to be back bowling

Dubai, United Arab Emirates– West Indies allrounder Marlon Samuels has been given the go-ahead to bowl again in international cricket. The 30-year-old, who bats right-handed and bowls right-arm off-spin, recently underwent tests on his bowling action in Perth, Australia. He passed the tests and the International Cricket Council (ICC) has granted permission resume bowling.

Samuels in presently in Dubai with the West Indies team on a one-week camp as they prepare for the upcoming tour of Bangladesh. He was naturally very pleased with the good news.

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Warriors tip Bangalore

BANGALORE, India, CMC – Warriors defeated Royal Challengers Bangalore by three wickets in the opening game of the Champions League Twenty20 at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium on Friday.

Scores:

CHALLENGERS 172 for eight off 20 overs (Virat Kohli 34, AB de Villiers 31, Saruabh Tiwary 28, Mohammed Kaif 26, Chris Gayle 23; Rusty Theron 4-29)

WARRIORS 173 for seven off 20 overs (Ashwell Prince 74, Johan Botha 42; Abhimanyu Mithun 2-25, Daniel Vettori 2-26, Sreenath Aravind 2-32)

WICB announces ODI & Test squads to Bangladesh

St John’s, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board announced the West Indies One Day International and Test squads for the tour to Bangladesh.

Denesh Ramdin has returned to both the ODI and Test squads while off spinner Shane Shillingford returns to the Test squad along with rookie opener Kraigg Brathwaite. Keiran Powell, the Nevisian left handed top order batsman has also been included in both squads as well.

Carlos Brathwaite, the Barbadian all rounder has received a call up to the West Indies ODI squad.

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Bonner feels Oval atmosphere

London, England – Nkrumah Bonner set foot on the historic Kia Oval cricket ground for the first time on Wednesday and immediately felt a difference. The 22-year-old dreamed all his life of one day having the opportunity to play at one of the game’s most historic venues and even though it was just a training session, he could feel the occasion.

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Gibson & Aguilleira praise Bishoo & Taylor

St John, Antigua– West Indies players Devendra Bishoo and Stafanie Taylor have come in for congratulations after taking home trophies at the International Cricket Council’s annual awards ceremony which was held in London on Monday night.

Bishoo, the 25-year-old leg-spinner from Guyana copped the Emerging Player of the Year award, while Taylor, the 20-year-old batting allrounder from Jamaica, won the Women’s Cricketer of the Year.

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