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Windies wiser for World Cup outing, says Matthews

All-rounder Hayley Matthews says although West Indies Women’s performance in the ICC Women’s World Cup earlier this year was below par, the Caribbean side gained valuable knowledge from participating in the tournament. West Indies entered the tournament as one of the favourites but lost their opening four matches to end …

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New Zealand in command after Wagner’s seven-for

[ESPNcricinfo]New Zealand 85 for 2 (Raval 29*, Taylor 12*) trail West Indies 134 (Powell 42, Wagner 7-39, Boult 2-36) by 49 runs. Neil Wagner‘s role in New Zealand’s set-up is unambiguous. In an attack with world-class swing bowlers, Wagner is tasked with pushing batsmen back with a hard length. When West Indies’ openers …

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Recent Test wins a confidence-booster – Holder

West Indies’ struggle with long-term consistency may be an impediment to their pursuit of a first series victory on New Zealand soil in 22 years, but captain Jason Holder is optimistic their recent more results – a series win against Zimbabwe and a successful chase of 322 against England – …

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Settled West Indies look to shake up depleted New Zealand

Big picture Ben Stokes flying to New Zealand and signing up with Canterbury has been the big news of the week, but there is the small matter of New Zealand’s thin Test summer at home, starting with the two-match series against West Indies. The last time West Indies faced New …

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Katie Kyle and Jean Luc Zephir prepare for Commonwealth Games 2018

Press Release- Katie Kyle and Jean Luc Zephir prepare for Commonwealth Games 2018. The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games will welcome more than 6,600 athletes and team officials from 70 Commonwealth nations to share in the celebration of sport, entertainment and culture. The Commonwealth’s best swimmers line-up ready to blast …

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Sammy, Onik star as Kings knock Vikings out of BPL 2017

Darren Sammy led from the front with a 25-ball 40 while Qazi Onik bagged a four-fer on his T20 debut to secure Rajshahi Kings a 33-run win over Chittagong Vikings in the Bangladesh Premier League 2017 encounter on Wednesday (November 29). Vikings could muster just 124 in a chase of 158. Anamul Haque …

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Boxing, cricket tournaments to be held in December

(PRESS RELEASE) – The Saint Lucia Boxing Association in collaboration with the Department of Youth Development and Sports, recently held a press conference to announce plans for the staging of the third annual Caribbean Boxing Championships. A total of 16 territories are expected to compete at the Beausejour Indoor Facility. The …

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On the rise! Coach Estwick hails Ambris’ approach to improvement

LINCOLN, New Zealand (CMC) — West Indies’ latest batting recruit Sunil Ambris has been praised for the way he has transformed his game in order to make the rise to the international level. The 24-year-old has scored heavily over the last year, subsequently forcing his way into the West Indies …

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Sammy’s Rajshahi Kings defeated by Khulna Titans in BPL

[ESPNcricinfo] Khulna Titans 213 for 5 (Pooran 57, Afif 54*) beat Rajshahi Kings 145 (Rony 36, Shafiul 5-26) by 68 runs. Khulna Titans overtook Dhaka Dynamites to go clear on top of the BPL, after crushing Rajshahi Kings by 68 runs. Shafiul Islam‘s maiden five-for in T20s helped shut down Rajshahi despite having to …

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