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Clinical Bangladesh seal series win over West Indies

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AFP) — Tamim Iqbal hit a half-century and spinner Mehidy Hasan claimed a career-best four for 25 yesterday as Bangladesh beat a weakened West Indies by seven wickets to seal the three-match, one-day series 2-0. Read More

Joseph welcomes new responsibility as bowling leader
DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — Just 13 matches into his One-Day International (ODI) career, fast bowler Alzarri Joseph has found himself carrying the burden of the West Indies attack.... Read More

Players failing to convert potential, laments Mohammed
DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — Interim Captain Jason Mohammed said his inexperienced West Indies had so far failed to convert their potential into performance resulting in the series loss to Bangladesh yesterday.... Read More

Mathews' ton lifts Sri Lanka to 229-4 at start of England Test
Galle, Sri Lanka (AFP) — Angelo Mathews' stubborn century took Sri Lanka to 229-4 on the first day of the second Test against England yesterday after early strikes by James Anderson made the home side look vulnerable.... Read More

'Batsmen need to buckle down!'

Friday, January, 22 2021    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — Not for the first time, West Indies' batting has come under the microscope, after posting a paltry 122 in their six-wicket defeat to Bangladesh in the opening One-Day International here Wednesday. Read More

OUT!

Thursday, January, 21 2021    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AFP) — Shakib Al Hasan claimed four wickets for eight runs in his international comeback to set up an easy six-wicket victory for Bangladesh over West Indies in the first One-Day International in Dhaka yesterday. Read More

England look to sweep Sri Lanka as India await

Thursday, January, 21 2021    

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AFP) — Joe Root's England will look to sweep Sri Lanka in the second and final Test, starting tomorrow, as they prepare to face an India side buoyed by their sensational victory in Australia. Read More

West Indies captain looks to India for inspiration in adversity

Wednesday, January, 20 2021    

Dhaka, Bangladesh (AFP) — West Indies stand-in captain Jason Mohammed said he will draw inspiration from India's incredible Test win against Australia when his inexperienced side faces Bangladesh in three One-Day Internationals from today. Read More

'Miracle' at the Gabba as record-breaking India stun Australia

Wednesday, January, 20 2021    

Brisbane , Australia (AFP) — India pulled off a record run-chase in a thrilling final session to hand Australia their first defeat at Brisbane's Gabba ground since 1988 and clinch the four-Test series 2-1 yesterday. Read More

Let's play!

Wednesday, January, 20 2021    

Dhaka, Bangladesh (AFP) — Jason Mohammed last played for West Indies more than two years ago, but with novel coronavirus fears causing several players to stay at home, he will lead the Caribbean side again in a key series against Bangladesh starting... Read More

India hero Pant hails 'dream series' after Australia upset

Wednesday, January, 20 2021    

Brisbane , Australia (AFP) — Wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant said he was enjoying one of the “biggest moments” of his life after guiding India to a historic win over Australia with a fearless innings yesterday. Read More

Defiant Paine wants to lead Australia to South Africa

Wednesday, January, 20 2021    

BRISBANE, Australia (AFP) — Australian Captain Tim Paine insists he is the right man to lead his team to South Africa and to the possible Test championship final at Lords, despite a sub-par performance in the Test series against India. Read More

Domestic success critical to proposed home series — CWI

Tuesday, January, 19 2021    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Cricket West Indies (CWI) says the successful roll-out of COVID-19 protocols for its upcoming domestic tournaments will send a strong message that the Caribbean is capable of hosting international engagements during the ongoing global... Read More

DaSilva shines in makeshift practice

Tuesday, January, 19 2021    

DHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC) — Opener Joshua DaSilva hit a half-century as West Indies warmed up for Wednesday's opening One-Day International (ODI) with an intra-squad match yesterday. Read More

Root thanks England's lone fan for devoted support

Tuesday, January, 19 2021    

GALLE, Sri Lanka (AFP) — A lone England cricket fan who waited 10 months in Sri Lanka to watch his team play had an unexpected phone call yesterday from team Captain Joe Root after they beat the hosts in the first Test. Read More



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