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West Indies Women gun down 149 for maiden WT20 title

West Indies Women 149 for 2 (Matthews 66, Taylor 59) beat Australia Women 148 for 5 (Villani 52, Lanning 52, Perry 28, Dottin 2-33) by eight wickets Scorecard and ball-by-ball details West Indies converted their maiden appearance in a World Twenty20 final into a historic victory in Kolkata, beating three-time…

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Emotional Sammy disappointed by lack of WICB support

ESPNCRICINFO STAFF West Indies captain Darren Sammy‘s emotional speech at the presentation ceremony after his team won the World T20 final against England at Eden Gardens Darren Sammy said West Indies won the tournament against the odds, and despite lack of support from the WICB © Getty Images I want…

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Gidron Pope’s fire burns bright

MOHAMMAD ISAM AND VISHAL DIKSHIT Share on Facebook Share on Twitter A combative, expressive offspinner and flamboyant batsman from West Indies has caught the public eye in this Under-19 World Cup Gidron Pope’s big hitting at the top of the order has been a revelation © International Cricket Council West…

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Antigua’s pace legacy spurs Alzarri Joseph ahead

MOHAMMAD ISAM IN CHITTAGONG Share on Facebook Share on Twitter File photo – Alzarri Joseph’s pace and tendency to take early wickets has generated interest among followers of West Indies cricket © WICB Media The sight of the tall Antiguan fast bowler, Alzarri Joseph, running in from the mist must…

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20 years of ‘dumb’ cricket

by ERROL TOWNSHEND, CaribbeanCricket.com While the sexual harassment/gender aspects of the Chris Gayle controversy are being ventilated, it may be appropriate to consider the purely cricketing aspect of his behaviour. It says more about why we are near the bottom of the pile than we might care to admit. Gayle…

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Chris Gayle, His Remarks and our Caribbean Self

Chris Gayle, His Remarks and our Caribbean Self by Dr. David Hinds Not for the first time West Indies master batsman, Christopher Gayle, has found himself in hot water for making inappropriate on-air comments to a female journalist. When he did it the first time, the reaction was relatively mild….

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Africa applauds a son of transformation

FIRDOSE MOONDA AT NEWLANDS In becoming the first black South African to score a Test century, Temba Bavuma has provided his generation with a long-awaited role model In the stands, they stood up to applaud. In the president’s suite, they stood up to applaud. On the field, they were standing…

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