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PREVIEW: WI battle weather, Sussex

HOVE, England, CMC – West Indies had their first full practice session under bleak skies here Friday, weather that is likely to be a foretaste of conditions during the upcoming three-Test series starting later this month.

The tourists battled wintry Spring temperatures as they were put through a three-hour workout by head coach Ottis Gibson at the PROBIZ County Ground, ahead of their three-day game against Sussex at the same venue on Saturday.

Kirk Edwards set and ready to play

HOVE, England – Kirk Edwards said he was looking forward to playing this weekend, as West Indies prepared to face Sussex Sharks in a three-day, tour match, starting on Saturday at the PROBIZ County Ground.

The West Indies vice-captain said this weekend’s match was important, as the visitors tried to get acclimatised to English conditions ahead of their three-Test series against the hosts, which starts later this month.

WI quickies can dent England

LONDON, ENGLAND - Time was when a Test series against the West Indies would have England’s batsmen checking their life-insurance policies, so ferocious was their bowling attack.

WI making use of Ottis Gibson knowledge

LONDON, ENGLAND - West Indies may be hoping to drop in under the radar this summer as they embark on a mission improbable against Test world-beaters England - but the tourists do have one especially handy weapon on their side.

Coach Ottis Gibson's inside knowledge of the men who have taken England to the top of the International Cricket Council rankings is more than two years old now.

Stewart - Sammy right man for WI

LONDON, ENGLAND - Former England skipper Alec Stewart has praised the development of the West Indies side under current skipper Darren Sammy. Stewart, who captained his country in 15 of his career spanning 133 Tests, said despite the lowly state of West Indies cricket, the team is beginning to turn their fortunes around.

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