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Work to start to promote livelier West Indian pitches

Georgetown, Guyana– Bowlers are likely to be encouraged by news coming out of Guyana. Following the WICB commissioned Curators Workshop, curators from around the region have given a firm commitment to prepare pitches for regional and international cricket which will be more consistent and ‘livelier’.

The two day workshop was facilitated by ICC Pitch Consultant Andy Atkinson along with Chairman of the WICB Pitch and Field Committee Gregory Shillingford and WICB Director of Cricket Tony Howard and was held at the Guyana National Stadium.

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Best friends Bishoo and Permaul to meet as Windies face Sagicor HPC

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Best friends Devendra Bishoo and Veerasammy Permaul will face each other on opposite sides on Thursday when the West Indies take on Sagicor High Performance Centre in a 50-over match.

The two teams will meet at the International Cricket Council’s Global Cricket Academy at the Dubai Sports City. First ball is 10 am (2 am Eastern Caribbean Time/1 am Jamaica Time).

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T&T go down to NSW in Super Over

Chennai, India, CMC – Trinidad & Tobago once again sacrificed victory on the altar of defeat in another heart-breaking finish as they lost to New South Wales a one-over Super Over following a tie in the Champions League Twenty20 on Wednesday.

Ravi Rampaul conceeded up 16 from the final over in regulation match, as the New South Wales ninth-wicket pair of Moises Henriques and Patrick Cummins levelled the scores, replying to T&T’s 139 for six in the Group-A match at the Chidambaram Stadium.

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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Marlon Samuels' bowling action found to be legal

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – The International Cricket Council today confirmed that following significant remedial work, an independent test has found the bowling action of the West Indies' off-spinner Marlon Samuels to be legal and, as such, the player can resume bowling in international cricket.

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