Cricket

Australia crush England to reach World Cup semi-finals

Wednesday, June, 26 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Australia captain Aaron Finch hit a hundred before left-arm quicks Jason Behrendorff and Mitchell Starc shared nine wickets as the reigning champions thumped England by 64 runs at Lord's yesterday to book their place in the semi-finals of the World... Read More

Windies fans stay true despite below par World Cup run

Sanjay Myers @ ICC Cricket World Cup In England & Wales | Tuesday, June, 25 2019    

MANCHESTER, England — The West Indies cricket team has endured a mostly lean period over the past decade or more, but has somehow continued to captivate fans far and wide for varying reasons. Read More

I'll be back!

Sanjay Myers @ ICC Cricket World Cup In England & Wales | Tuesday, June, 25 2019    

MANCHESTER, England — After pulling out of the remainder of the Cricket World Cup, the West Indies injured all-rounder Andre Russell is set to undergo surgery on his left knee tomorrow and should return to Jamaica within days. Read More

Bangladesh boost World Cup semi-final hopes with 62-run win over Afghanistan

Tuesday, June, 25 2019    

SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Bangladesh boosted their bid to reach the World Cup semi-finals as Shakib Al Hasan's superb, all-round display inspired a 62-run win over Afghanistan yesterday. Read More

Photo: I'LL BE BACK!

Tuesday, June, 25 2019    

RUSSELL... this knee issue has been goingon for a while now (Photo: AFP) Read More

I nearly cried, says heartbroken Hetmyer

Monday, June, 24 2019    

MANCHESTER, England (CMC) — Rookie batsman Shimron Hetmyer has revealed he was nearly brought to tears following West Indies' heartbreaking defeat to New Zealand on Saturday, but has urged his teammates to lift themselves and make the most of their last three matches of the World... Read More

Brathwaite reflects on the ball that could have changed the game

Sanjay Myers @ ICC Cricket World Cup In England & Wales | Monday, June, 24 2019    

MANCHESTER, England — For West Indies supporters, the inquest will continue for some time after Saturday's drama-filled, five-run loss to New Zealand in a contest widely considered the best of the 2019 ICC World Cup so far. Read More

Du Plessis blasts 'mediocre' South Africa after World Cup exit

Monday, June, 24 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Faf du Plessis admitted South Africa's limp World Cup exit was embarrassing, as the furious captain branded his under performing team “mediocre” and challenged them to take responsibility for their disastrous showing. Read More

Brathwaite ton in vain as New Zealand win Windies thriller

Sunday, June, 23 2019    

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom (AFP) — Carlos Brathwaite hit a stunning century, but just fell short of leading the West Indies to a remarkable victory as New Zealand won a World Cup thriller by five runs yesterday. Read More

Holder highlights Brathwaite's knock as centrepiece in match of 'many positives'

Sanjay Myers Sport Reporter @ ICC Cricket World Cup In England & Wales | Sunday, June, 23 2019    

MANCHESTER, England — It was not the fairy tale ending the West Indies had three years ago in Kolkata, but Carlos Brathwaite did his sensational best to replicate it before he was last man out for an 82-ball 101 in the five-run loss to New Zealand yesterday. Read More

Windies hopes of semi-final berth hangs by a thread

Saturday, June, 22 2019    

MANCHESTER, England — West Indies enter today's day/night match against New Zealand at Old Trafford with hopes of squeezing into the ICC World Cup semi-finals hanging by a thread. Read More

Holder says the time for talking is over

Saturday, June, 22 2019    

MANCHESTER, England — West Indies captain Jason Holder has pushed back on assertions his struggling team has lost semi-final ambitions after recent losses. Read More

Windies skipper says livewire Russell doubtful for New Zealand clash

Sanjay Myers @ ICC Cricket World Cup In England & Wales | Saturday, June, 22 2019    

MANCHESTER, England — West Indies star all-rounder Andre Russell, troubled by long-standing knee problems, is unlikely to face New Zealand at Old Trafford today, according to captain Jason Holder. Read More

Captain urges teammates to focus on themselves and not the opponent

Saturday, June, 22 2019    

MANCHESTER, England — West Indies players have got to focus on themselves and not on other teams, says skipper Jason Holder, as the Caribbean men look to get back on track at the Cricket World Cup. Read More

Holder looks ahead with an air of cautious optimism

Sanjay Myers Sport Reporter @ ICC Cricket World Cup In England & Wales | Friday, June, 21 2019    

MANCHESTER, England — It was a case of opportunity lost for West Indies as their weaknesses were exposed by Bangladesh last time out, but the team is confident of getting positive results for the remainder of the group stage. Read More



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