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Dowrich ton, fiery pacers give West Indies the advantage

[ESPNcricinfo] Stumps Sri Lanka 31 for 3 (Chandimal 3*, Roshen 1*) trail West Indies414 for 8 (Dowrich 125*, Kumara 4-95) by 383 runs. For 325 balls, Shane Dowrich resisted. It wasn’t pretty work. Most of it was defence, seeing out the swinging new ball in the morning, then deadbatting the turning deliveries from the spinners …

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Sloane Stephens to face Simona Halep in French Open finals.

Sloane Stephens will face Simona Halep in this Saturday’s final of the French Open. World number 1 Halep, beat Garbine Muguruza in the semis 6-1 6-4, while Stephens got the best of Madison Keys 6-4 6-4. Halep has lost three previous Grand Slam finals, including two at Roland Garros in …

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Dowrich, Holder keep West Indies alive after early damage

[ESPNcricinfo] Stumps West Indies 246 for 6 (Dowrich 46*, Hope 44, Kumara 3-57) v Sri Lanka Suranga Lakmal moved the ball skillfully in the morning, and Lahiru Kumarabowled aggressively all day, but a 90-run sixth-wicket stand between Jason Holder and Shane Dowrich ensured the hosts emerged from day one with some credit. They are 246 for 6, at stumps, …

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Sir Viv eagerly anticipating women’s tournament

CMC – West Indies cricket legend Sir Vivian Richards says he is looking forward to “hosting the cricket world” when the ICC Women’s World T20 tournament comes to the Caribbean in November. The iconic batsman, who is rated among the five greatest players of all time, said the event promises to …

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Saint Lucia swimmers ready for Central American and Caribbean championships

[Press release]  The CCCAN summons all its affiliated countries, Colombia, Guyana, Surinam, and  Venezuela of the South American Confederation and Guadeloupe and Martinique of the French Swimming Federation to participate in the Central American and Caribbean championships mentioned above in accordance. After a successful Carifta swim meet in Jamaica The …

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Digicel out, Sandals in as ‘long-term’ CWI sponsor

[Press release] Cricket West Indies (CWI) is delighted to announce that Sandals Resorts, the iconic Caribbean brand and global leader in the luxury travel industry, has agreed a long-term contract to become the new principal partner and team sponsor of the WINDIES, following their support of last week’s Hurricane Relief T20 …

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