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Bajans celebrate regional 'double'

April 16, 2014
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Barbados head coach Hendy Springer has praised his players for their professionalism and commitment, following their capture of the WICB Regional 4-Day League. The Bajans were crowned regional first-class champions for the 22nd time on Monday.

The Darren Sammy seal of authority

April 3, 2014
DHAKA, Bangladesh (ICC) -- Darren Sammy has often been perceived as a captain of convenience, a man to be rewarded for his loyalty because he stood by West Indies cricket in its time of crisis. The first cricketer from St Lucia to represent West Indies...

West Indies beat Pakistan to reach World T20 semis

April 2, 2014
DHAKA, Bangladesh -- World Champions West Indies took a giant step towards retaining their title when their beat Pakistan on Tuesday night to reach the semi-finals of ICC World T20 2014. Dwayne Bravo led the charge with a brilliant Man of the Match performance.

World champions West Indies ready for big game against Pakistan

April 1, 2014
World champions West Indies ready for big game against Pakistan DHAKA, Bangladesh -- For West Indies captain Darren Sammy the equation is simple. As he told reporters on Monday, it is “go big or go home” as they looked forward to their match against Pakistan in the ICC World T20 2014 tournament. The two teams both have four points from three matches.

West Indies coach preaches calm ahead of showdown with Pakistan

April 1, 2014
DHAKA, Bangladesh -- West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson has backed his team to conquer Pakistan in the upcoming all-important ICC World T20 match on Tuesday night at the Sher-e-Bangla. Both teams are on four points from three matches – two wins and one defeat...

West Indies in my heart, says Pakistani spin coach

April 1, 2014
DHAKA, Bangladesh -- Saqlain Mushtaq, the legendary Pakistani off-spinner, will face his own country when West Indies take on Pakistan in the ICC World T20 2014 on Tuesday. Saqlain is West Indies’ spin bowling coach and said that he wears the West Indies logo on his heart.

Australia, England, South Africa and West Indies progress to Women's World T20 semi-finals

April 1, 2014
SYLHET, Bangladesh (ICC) -- The four semi-finalists for the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 Bangladesh 2014 have now been confirmed with a day remaining in the group stage matches, which are being played at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium.

West Indies women reach semis with easy win over Sri Lanka

March 31, 2014
SYLHET, Bangladesh -- West Indies Women easily beat Sri Lanka by eight wickets to record their third win in a row at the ICC Women’s World T20 Tournament at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium, on Friday night. Led by a four-wicket haul from spinner Shanel Daley and an unbeaten...

Bigger battles still to come, says West Indies skipper

March 31, 2014
DHAKA, Bangladesh (ICC) -- In all the emotion surrounding the West Indies’ dramatic win over Australia on Friday night, and the flourish with which Darren Sammy took the side home, Dwayne Bravo’s contributions went largely unnoticed. Bravo, the West Indies One-Day International captain...

A pleasure to lead West Indies Women, says Aguilleira

March 31, 2014
SYLHET, Bangladesh (ICC) -- The West Indies Women beat Sri Lanka Women by eight wickets to qualify for the semifinals of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 on Friday night, and just as the men's team celebrated with the Gangnam style after a thrilling victory over Australia earlier in the day...

Sammy fires West Indies to win over Australia

March 29, 2014
DHAKA, Bangladesh -- Darren Sammy celebrated a superb match-winning knock on Friday evening saying “it feels good” as he led West Indies to a superb victory against Australia in their ICC World T20 match at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium. With 12 to win in the final over...

West Indies looking for dominance against Aussies

March 28, 2014
DHAKA, Bangladesh -- World champions West Indies will look for a repeat of their ICC World T20 2012 semi-final performance when they meet Australia in Friday’s third match of the ongoing ICC World T20 2014 tournament. Two years ago, West Indies made over 200...

Dwayne Smith delivers big win for West Indies over Bangladesh

March 26, 2014
Dwayne Smith delivers big win for West Indies over Bangladesh DHAKA, Bangladesh -- Dwayne Smith scored a career-best T20 International half-century as he piloted West Indies to a massive victory over Bangladesh in their second match of the ICC World T20 Tournament. The defending champions needed a win after Sunday night’s defeat against India.

Dottin inspires West Indies Women to victory over England

March 25, 2014
SYLHET, Bangladesh -- Deandra Dottin starred with the ball as West Indies Women beat England to make a winning start to the ICC Women’s World T20 tournament on Monday afternoon at the Sylhet International Cricket Stadium. The 22-year-old seam bowler had the...

St Kitts Warner Park to host T20 and third ODI in Bangladesh series

March 25, 2014
BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CUOPM) -- St Kitts’ Warner Park will host the only T20 and the third ODI, when Bangladesh visit the Caribbean later this year. Following the New Zealand Series, the visiting Bangladeshis will play the first ODI, August 20, Grenada; second ODI, August 22...

St Lucia to host international senior cricket competition

March 25, 2014
CASTRIES, St Lucia -- The tenth International Seniors Cricket Festival, organized by Gullivers Sports Travel out of the United Kingdom in collaboration with the Saint Lucia Tourist Board, will be hosted in Saint Lucia from March 24 to April 1, 2014.

West Indies go under in low-scoring opener against India

March 24, 2014
DHAKA, Bangladesh -- West Indies lost their opening match of the ICC World T20 by seven wickets to India at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium on Sunday night. The defending champions got off to a slow start with the bat and eventually mustered 129-7 off their 20 overs.

Bravo steady in West Indies build-up to opening match

March 21, 2014
DHAKA, Bangladesh -- Dwayne Bravo will enter the ICC World T20 Tournament confident that he and his team-mates can defend their title. The livewire allrounder was brilliant in the second official warm-up match on Wednesday against Sri Lanka.

West Indies beat Sri Lanka in second ICC World T20 warm-up

March 20, 2014
DHAKA, Bangladesh -- Dwayne Bravo starred with bat and ball as West Indies registered victory by 33 runs over Sri Lanka in their second official warm-up match ahead of the ICC World T20 tournament. The allrounder made 43 off 31 balls with six boundaries as the world champions...

Gayle, Santokie deliver warm-up win for West Indies

March 19, 2014
FATULLAH, Bangladesh -- A typically blazing unbeaten 38-ball 58 from Chris Gayle helped World Champions West Indies brush aside England by seven wickets in their first ICC World T20 warm-up match in Fatullah on Tuesday. At Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium...

Taylor guides West Indies women to warm-up win

March 19, 2014
DHAKA, Bangladesh -- West Indies Women started their preparation for the ICC Women’s World T20 2014 on a bright note by winning its first warm-up match against South Africa Women by 52 runs at Krira Shikkha Protisthan in Savar, Bangladesh, on Tuesday.

Impressive start ideal for world champions, says West Indies assistant coach

March 19, 2014
DHAKA, Bangladesh -- West Indies were impressive in all departments as they made a positive start with bat and ball, easily defeating England in their opening warm-up match ahead of the ICC World T20 tournament on Tuesday. Left-arm seamer Krishmar Santokie again starred with the ball.

West Indies women determined to win ICC World T20

March 18, 2014
West Indies women determined to win ICC World T20 DHAKA, Bangladesh -- West Indies women’s captain Merissa Aguilleira joined her male counterpart Darren Sammy in dreaming of a ‘Windies double’ at the upcoming ICC World T20 tournament. Speaking to reporters at the open media session, the inspirational wicket-keeper said her team is looking to...

Sammy arrives confident of a 'West Indies double' at World T20

March 17, 2014
DHAKA, Bangladesh -- West Indies captain Darren Sammy arrived in Bangladesh on Sunday full of confidence his team is capable of retaining their ICC World T20 title. The allrounder went one step further and boldly suggested it could be a “Windies double” as he believes the West Indies women’s team...

West Indies Retired Players Foundation launched

March 17, 2014
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The West Indies Retired Players Foundation was recently launched with the commitment to providing opportunities for former players to be involved in development programmes and assisting with welfare where applicable for former players who...

West Indies announce squad for Women's World T20

March 14, 2014
ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The West Indies selectors have announced the 15-member West Indies Women’s squad for the upcoming ICC World T20 Tournament in Bangladesh. The team will again be led by inspirational captain Merissa Aguilleira, who has been at the helm since 2008.

St Kitts-Nevis to host CPL semis and finals

March 13, 2014
St Kitts-Nevis to host CPL semis and finals BASSETERRE, St Kitts (SKNIS) -- The investment by the government of St Kitts and Nevis to outfit the Warner Park Cricket Stadium with a state-of-the-art lighting and visual media system is already paying off. The enhanced facility and modern infrastructure were important factors that appealed...

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