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Gayle on song on eve of big event

Colombo, Sri Lanka – Chris Gayle warmed up for the ICC World T20 tournament with a brilliant half-century as the West Indies dominated Afghanistan at the P Sara Oval on Monday. Gayle, the world-leading batsman in the Twenty20 format, hit four leg-side sixes and five powerful boundaries in 65 not out off 48 balls, as the West Indies reached 125-2 wickets off 15.4 overs to win by eight wickets.

Windies dominate with ball and bat

Colombo, Sri Lanka -- West Indies fielded a strong squad, bringing back Chris Gayle, Marlon Samuels and Darren Sammy, for their second warm-up match to beat against Afghanistan by eight wickets at the P Sara Oval in Colombo on Monday. The effect was evident, as West Indies, chasing a modest Afghanistan total, pulled off a win by 8 wickets with 25 balls to spare. 

West Indies pacers Fidel Edwards (3-24), Ravi Rampaul (1-26) and Sammy (1-15) caused the early damage as Afghanistan slipped to 32-3. 

Windies want to show strength

Colombo, Sri Lanka – West Indies will look to get much needed preparation in the middle when they come face-to-face with Afghanistan on Monday afternoon in their final official warm-up match ahead of the ICC World T20 tournament.

WICB thanks Dr Hilaire for service

St John’s, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board at a meeting of the Board of Directors at the weekend formally thanked the departing Chief Executive Officer Dr. Ernest Hilaire for his service to West Indies cricket.

Dr. Hilaire, after serving the full term of his thee year contract, is preparing to demit office at the end of September.

Lara remembers devoted father

Colombo, Sri Lanka – West Indies legend Brian Lara was inducted into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame at the ICC Awards ceremony on Saturday night. The superb left-hander from Trinidad who set several records in his illustrious cricket career was warmly applauded and showered with praise as he became the 17th West Indian to be inducted.

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