Windies Mens Team

Windies to face Pakistan in World Cup quarter-final on Wednesday

Chennai, India – Following Sunday’s defeat against India the West Indies ended in fourth position in Group B of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011. The result meant that the Windies still booked a spot in the quarter-finals.

The Windies will now travel to Dhaka, Bangladesh for their quarter-final against Pakistan, who topped Group A. The match will be played at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium on Wednesday in a day/night contest at 2.30 pm (4.30 am Eastern Caribbean Time/3.30 am Jamaica Time).

Windies aim to get better of India

CHENNAI, India –  Already with one foot in the quarter-finals of the World Cup, West Indies will look to confirm their place there when they meet pre-tournament favourites India here Sunday.

Bangladesh’s heavy 206-run defeat to South Africa virtually sealed a spot in the next round for the Caribbean side and once they avoid a blow-out at the MA Chidambaram Stadium, they will be the final side from Group B to advance and do battle with the top eight teams starting next week.

Permaul strikes as Guyana fight back

Cave Hill, Barbados – Seamer Carlos Brathwaite and off-spinner Ryan Austin snapped up four-wicket hauls to snatch first innings points for Combined Campuses & Colleges over Guyana in their sixth round WICB First Class Championship match on Saturday.

Playing on the second day at 3Ws Oval, the six-foot-five-inch Brathwaite claimed 4-37 and Austin 4-76 to send Guyana crashing for 207 after they resumed their first innings on the second day of the match at 111. That gave CC&C a first innings lead of 44 after they made 251 on the first day.

Skipper Ganga leads T&T fightback

Kingston, Jamaica – Captain Daren Ganga fought hard for an unbeaten half-century to lead a strong Trinidad and Tobago response on the second day of their sixth round WICB First-Class Championship match against Jamaica on Saturday.

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Career-best 7-72 for Mathurin

Roseau, Dominica – Windward Islands left-arm spinner Gary Mathurin grabbed a career-best 7-72 but England Lions were poised to complete an emphatic victory on Saturday.

The 27-year-old from St Lucia bowled with great control and got the ball to turn in an outstanding spell. It surpassed his previous first-class best of 3-44 and brought the Windwards back into the match.

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