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Jamaica face Lions without key bowlers

Kingston, Jamaica – Jamaica’s plans to overcome the England Lions in the final round of the WICB Regional first-class championship, starting on Thursday at Sabina Park, have hit a snag.

The national selection panel has had to reconstruct the entire bowling attack, following a spate of injuries that hit the squad during and after last weekend’s match against Trinidad & Tobago.

Jerome Taylor, as well as fellow fast bowler Andrew Richardson, all-rounder Dave Bernard, and leg-spinner Odean Brown are all unavailable due to injury.

Windies go down to Pakistan

Dhaka, Bangladesh – West Indies suffered a heavy defeat at the hands of Pakistan in their ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 quarter-final and have been eliminated from the tournament.

The Windies collapsed to 112 all out from 43.3 overs and the Pakistani’s then raced to 113-0 off just 20.5 overs to win by 10 wickets in front a superb crowd of close to 25,000 at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Mirpur. They advanced to the semi-finals where they will play the winner of Thursday’s match between Australia and India.

Windies feeling the "love" in Dhaka

Dhaka, Bangladesh – West Indies captain Darren Sammy said Tuesday his side held no ill will towards the Bangladeshi people.

The Windies returned to the city this week for the first time since irate fans threw stones at their team bus after they crushed Bangladesh by nine wickets here on March 4.

Windies at full strength for quarter-final

Dhaka, Bangladesh – The West Indies will have all 15 players available for selection when they face Pakistan in the all-important ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 quarter-final on Wednesday.

Fast bowler Kemar Roach and powerful opener Chris Gayle missed the last match against India but both players participated in Tuesday’s training session at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium in Mirpur.

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Doctrove to stand in CWC quarter-final

Mumbai, India – Dominican umpire Billy Doctrove will officiate in the final quarter-final at the World Cup between co-hosts Sri Lanka and England on Saturday.

The International Cricket Council, the sport’s World governing body, released the umpire appointments for the quarter-finals on Monday, with Doctrove to stand alongside Australian Simon Taufel at the Premadasa Stadium here. Doctrove is the only umpire from the Caribbean on the elite panel of the ICC and has been officiating throughout the tournament.

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