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What ails West Indies women in one-day cricket?

[ESPNcricinfo] It was the best of times; it has been the worst of times. It was the epoch of belief; it is the epoch of incredulity. Rather than a Dickensian narrative, the intervening period between West Indies women’s last two World Cup campaigns lends itself more seamlessly to the German …

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2017 KFC Commercial Basketball League Semi-Finals set for Oct. 14

PRESS RELEASE: After an exciting weekend of quarterfinal games, the 4 semifinalists in the 2017 KFC Commercial Basketball League have been determined. The first quarterfinal game took place at 6:30pm on Friday October 6th with defending champions PCD continuing their win streak with an 80-46 thrashing of the Media Ballers. The …

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Cricket’s ‘climate change’ conference

[ESPNcricinfo] For a long time, arguments for a World Test Championship have been a bit like those for substantive action to address climate change. Though the evidence for its necessity has been mounting all the time, among broadcasters in particular, there was always a political hitch here, or a holdout …

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Gayle ‘committed to West Indies cause’ – Law

West Indies coach Stuart Law is open to showing “leniency” towards selecting Chris Gayle as long as veteran opener can fulfil certain “guidelines”. Law said he had seen enough during the limited-overs leg of the England tour last month to convince him that Gayle had earned the right for the management to relax certain …

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Selman, Connell return to West Indies women squad

Fast bowlers Shakera Selman and Shamilia Connell have returned to the West Indies women squad for the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka that begins on October 11 in Trinidad. Both suffered injuries during the Women’s World Cup in England in July. Selman was struck on the helmet while fielding at short leg during …

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Adams:Clash to young players’ benefit

ST JOHN’S – Cricket West Indies’ director of cricket Jimmy Adams does not see any fallout from playing the early stages of the first-class season alongside Sri Lanka A’s tour of the Caribbean. In fact, the former West Indies captain believes that with franchises set to lose players for the …

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Firstclass season a chance to impress selectors, says Adams

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) — Director of cricket Jimmy Adams has urged players to use the upcoming first-class season to stake their claim for a place at the higher level. The four-day season is set to bowl off on October 26 and Adams said the three-month season provided the ideal …

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West Indies name unchanged squad for Zimbabwe tour

[ESPNcricinfo] Jason Holder will lead an unchanged West Indies squad to Zimbabwe for a two-Test series that begins later this month. The same 16-member squad recently performed encouragingly in England, losing the Test series 2-1 but pulling off their first win in the country in 17 years in the second Test …

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Lewis, Joseph shine in ODI rankings despite Windies slump

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) — The West Indies pair of Evin Lewis and Alzarri Joseph have both made huge strides in the latest International Cricket Council One-Day International rankings, following career-best performances in the just concluded five-match series against England. Left-hander Lewis leapt 31 places in the batting rankings to …

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