Windies Mens Team

Dominant West Indies looking for first victory in Sri Lanka

Galle, Sri Lanka – West Indies will be going after their first win on Sri Lanka soil when the 1st ERI Test match resumes on Friday. After four days, the Windies have completely dominated the home side and will be looking to go all out in the final day. Play will resume at 9.45 am (12.15 am Eastern Caribbean Time/11.15 pm Thursday Jamaica Time).

Windies lead by 202 on first innings; ask Sri Lanka to follow-on

Galle, Sri Lanka – The West Indies have enforced the follow-on against Sri Lanka on the fourth day of the 1st ERI Test match at the Galle International Stadium. The home side, responding to West Indies first innings of 580-9 declared, were bowled out for 378 – 202 behind and Windies skipper Darren Sammy asked them to bat again.

Windies in full control at lunch on Day 4

Galle, Sri Lanka – West Indies continued to have the upperhand against Sri Lanka on the fourth morning of the 1st ERI Test match at the Galle International Stadium, in this southern coastal town. Some disciplined bowling and superb fielding saw the Windies take three wickets in the extended session as the home side went to the break on 264-6. They are replying to 580-9 declared, of which Chris Gayle made a monumental 333.

Hampshire & Somerset join Caribbean T20

London, England - The England and Wales Cricket Board today announced that the 2010 Friends Provident t20 champions, Hampshire Royals, and runners up Somerset have accepted an invitation from the West Indies Cricket Board to take part in the Caribbean T20 from 10-23 January 2011.

Skipper happy as bowlers keep Windies on top after three days

Galle, Sri Lanka – West Indies bowlers stuck to their guns and made inroads against Sri Lanka as the third day of the 1st ERI Test match was hit by heavy rain. Only 30.5 overs were possible Wednesday. The players left the field for bad light just after lunch and then showers came to bring an end to the day.

In the time played Sri Lanka moved from 54-1 to 165-3 as the Windies bowlers took two vital wickets. Sri Lanka need to reach 381 to avoid the follow-on after the Windies made 580-9 declared, with a record-breaking topscore of 333 coming from Chris Gayle.


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