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Thu, 11/17/2011 - 17:07

KOLKATA, India, IANS/CMC - Talented batsman Darren Bravo has often been compared with his cousin, the legendary Brian Lara. Cricket pundits have found Bravo's high back-lift, playing the ball late and the manner of executing off drives similar to those of Lara. And Thursday, the way the 22-year-old notched up an elegant hundred in a challenging situation, the parallel drawn may not seem...

Thu, 11/17/2011 - 17:02

BEAUSEJOUR, St. Lucia, CMC – As West Indies A prepared for the back-to-back two-match Twenty20 series against Bangladesh A here this weekend, the regional team’s manager Colin Borde said he was delighted to be playing a part in the development of West Indies cricket.

“It is good to be playing a part in the development of West Indies cricket and to...

Thu, 11/17/2011 - 15:25

Dhaka, Bangladesh -- The West Indies women made it two wins out of two when they trounced Pakistan by eight wickets on Thursday in the International Cricket Council’s Women’s Cricket World Cup 2013 qualifiers.

Following their massive 213-run win over Ireland on Monday, the Windies brushed aside Pakistan, bowling them out for 141 in the final over and then motoring to 142-2, to win with more than 15overs...

Thu, 11/17/2011 - 14:47

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...

Thu, 11/17/2011 - 04:07

Dhaka, Bangladesh -- West Indies Women easily beat Pakistan Women in their second match of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2013 qualifiers on Thursday.

Playing at BKSP 3, with Sana Mir winning the toss and electing to bat against Merissa Aguilleira’s side, the Pakistani batting attack struggled against a fine performance of spin bowling of Anisa Mohammed who walked away with five wickets for 26 runs off...