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WI women's player gets doping ban

Dubai, United Arab Emirates -- West Indies women’s international cricketer Tremayne Smartt has today been found guilty of committing an anti-doping rule violation under Article 2.1 of the ICC Anti-Doping Code (the “ICC Code”) and has been suspended from all cricket and cricket-related activities for a period of five months.

Smartt, 26, provided a urine sample as part of the ICC’s random in-competition testing programme after the conclusion of a Twenty20 International between West Indies and Pakistan, held in Georgetown, Guyana on 11 September 2011.

Brathwaite to officiate in Bangladesh

St John’s, Antigua – Barbadian umpire Gregory Brathwaite has travelled to Bangladesh and will officiate in three matches in that country’s domestic four day season.

Brathwaite who stood in matches in the English county last season is the latest beneficiary of the Umpire Exchange Programme among the West Indies Cricket Board, the English and Wales Cricket Board and the Bangladesh Cricket Board.

Yuvraj axed for final Test

KOLKATA, India, IANS/CMC - India's captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's faith in Yuvraj Singh failed to convince the selectors, who replaced the out-of-form left-handed batsman with Rohit Sharma in the 15-member squad for the third and final Test against the West Indies in Mumbai from November 22.

The selector's decision to drop Yuvraj came minutes after Dhoni backed the flamboyant batsman to find his form in Test cricket. The rest of the squad was unchanged.

Yuvraj axed, Rohit called up for 3rd Test

Kolkata, India, IANS/CMC - India's captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's faith in Yuvraj Singh failed to convince the selectors, who replaced the out-of-form left-handed batsman with Rohit Sharma in the 15-member squad for the third and final Test against the West Indies in Mumbai from November 22.

The decision of the selectors to drop Yuvraj came minutes after Dhoni backed the flamboyant batsman to find his form in Test cricket. The rest of the squad was unchanged.

Bravo's magic can't save Windies

Kolkata, India -- Darren Bravo’s stylish 136 failed to save West Indies from defeat as India completed a series-clinching victory eight minutes before tea on the fourth day of the second Test at Eden Gardens on Thursday.

Pacer Umesh Yadav took four wickets while Ishant Sharma, Pragyan Ojha and Ravichandran Ashwin added two apiece to help the hosts dismiss West Indies for 463 to win the match by an innings and 15 runs and claim an unassailable 2-0 series lead. The second innings total was the highest in history by a West Indies team following-on.

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