Wed, 07/04/2012 - 05:17

Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Last weekend’s two Digicel Twenty20 Internationals between West Indies and New Zealand at the Central Broward Regional Park in the United States have been described as successful by a number of people involved.

West Indies Cricket Board President Dr. Julian Hunte said the success of the two matches was an exciting prospect for the game not only in the West Indies, but around the...

Wed, 07/04/2012 - 05:15

Kingston, Jamaica — West Indies fast bowler Tino Best has praised Head Coach Ottis Gibson for his overall game improvement, and believes he is capable of cementing a place in the squad to take on New Zealand in the Digicel One-Day International series, which bowls off at Sabina Park on Thursday.

Best, who made his international debut back in 2003, had been out of the Windies line-up for several years. He...

Wed, 07/04/2012 - 04:30

Kingston, Jamaica — West Indies Vice Captain Dwayne Bravo says the form off-spinner Sunil Narine will be a key factor against New Zealand as the two teams prepare for the Digicel One-Day International series.

“He's our trump card. He's a good bowler and we expect him to do very well. He had a good showing in Florida last weekend during the Twenty20 series and he is confident of doing...

Wed, 07/04/2012 - 04:24

CHRIST CHURCH, New Zealand, CMC – Fast bowler Mark Gillespie has been ruled out of the Test series against West Indies with injury. The 32-year-old suffered a severe sprain while jogging and has had to withdraw from the 15-man squad.

“Mark unfortunately has had to withdraw from the upcoming Test series against the West Indies having not responded to treatment in time to be fully fit,” national selection...

Wed, 07/04/2012 - 04:14

Kingston, Jamaica — New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill is expecting an improved showing from his team in the Digicel One-Day International Series against West Indies, which starts on Thursday at Sabina Park in Kingston.

After arriving in the island on Monday evening, New Zealand had their first practice session at Sabina Park on Tuesday, and the opener told the Jamaica Observer newspaper...