Dale Steyn strike ends Chris Gayle rampage as South Africa beat West Indies
Dale Steyn strike ends Chris Gayle rampage as South Africa beat West Indies

 South Africa beat West Indies by 61 runs in the first of their one-day international series on a rain-affected day in Durban Friday.

Historic Windies win my ideal birthday gift: Richie Richardson
Historic Windies win my ideal birthday gift: Richie Richardson

The West Indies’ historic successful run chase to beat South Africa in the second Twenty20 International was a perfect birthday gift to him, team manager Richie Richardson has said.

Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard omission no victimisation: Clive Lloyd
Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard omission no victimisation: Clive Lloyd

 West Indies chief cricket selector Clive Lloyd has said the omission of Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard from the ICC World Cup squad is no act of victimisation for their roles in the controversial abandoned tour of India.

Confident Windies never doubted victory, says Darren Sammy
Confident Windies never doubted victory, says Darren Sammy

West Indies captain Darren Sammy has said there was never any doubt his side could produce a world record chase to beat South Africa in the second Twenty20 International at the Wanderers.

Chris Gayle labels West Indies World Cup selection 'ridiculous'
Chris Gayle labels West Indies World Cup selection 'ridiculous'

After playing a whirlwind knock to lead West Indies to a world record T20 win over South Africa on Sunday, swashbuckling batsman Chris Gayle termed the exclusion of Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard from the upcoming ICC 2015 Cricket World Cup squad as ridiculous.

Chris Gayle leads West Indies in record T20 chase against South Africa
Chris Gayle leads West Indies in record T20 chase against South Africa

Faf du Plessis blasted the second fastest century in Twenty20 internationals but it was not enough for South Africa as West Indies produced a record chase in a run-fest to win by four wickets at The Wanderers on Sunday.

West Indies register highest T20 run chase
West Indies register highest T20 run chase

The West Indies registered the highest run chase in Twenty20 history as they beat South Africa by four wickets in a thrilling game here Sunday.

Darren Bravo, Kemar Roach get Windies` World Cup nod
Darren Bravo, Kemar Roach get Windies` World Cup nod

Highly-rated off spinner Sunil Narine, top order batsman Darren Bravo and fast bowler Kemar Roach were all named in the West Indies World Cup squad on Saturday despite missing out on the current South Africa tour.

Success against Proteas could be key to WC campaign: Chris Gayle
Success against Proteas could be key to WC campaign: Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle believes success in the limited overs series against South Africa in the coming weeks will stand the West Indies in good stead for the ICC cricket World Cup in Australia and New Zealand starting in February.

Chris Gayle forces West Indies to victory over South Africa in first T20
Chris Gayle forces West Indies to victory over South Africa in first T20

Chris Gayle blazed a half-century off 17 balls to power West Indies to a four-wicket victory over South Africa in the first Twenty20 international at Newlands on Friday.

West Indies look to turn tables on South Africa
West Indies look to turn tables on South Africa

Outplayed in a Test series, the West Indies will seek to turn the tables on South Africa in a three-match Twenty20 international series which starts at Newlands on Friday.

Brian Lara brands Wasim Akram 'fastest, best bowler' he ever faced
Brian Lara brands Wasim Akram 'fastest, best bowler' he ever faced

West Indies legend Brian Lara has branded former Pakistani bowling great as the fastest and the best bowler he ever faced during his illustrious international career spanning 17 years.

South Africa vs West Indies: Marlon Samuels, Devon Smith confident ahead of Tests
South Africa vs West Indies: Marlon Samuels, Devon Smith confident ahead of Tests

West Indian batsmen Marlon Samuels and Devon Smith both expressed confidence on Friday after the third and final day of the tourists` match against a South African Invitation XI at Willowmoore Park was abandoned without a ball bowled because of rain.

Six uncapped players in West Indies World Cup squad
Six uncapped players in West Indies World Cup squad

Six uncapped players were named in the West Indies` 30-man provisional squad on Tuesday for the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand next year.

Chris Gayle fails as Lions miss out on final
Chris Gayle fails as Lions miss out on final

West Indian Chris Gayle failed and so did the Highveld Lions, as the Chevrolet Knights reached the final of a South African Twenty20 League with a comfortable eight-wicket victory.

Chris Gayle to play for Highveld Lions despite injury
Chris Gayle to play for Highveld Lions despite injury

West Indies opener Chris Gayle will continue to play for South African franchise Highveld Lions in the Ram Slam Twenty20 League, despite pulling out of the Test tour starting here later this month.

'Determined' Ramdin vows to fight against Proteas despite absence of Gayle, Bravo
'Determined' Ramdin vows to fight against Proteas despite absence of Gayle, Bravo

West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin admitted that they are determined enough to showcase their fight against the number one Test side South Africa despite the absence of Chris Gayle and Darren Bravo.

Chris Gayle out of West Indies tour of South Africa
Chris Gayle out of West Indies tour of South Africa

Opening batsman Chris Gayle is out of this month`s West Indies tour of South Africa because of injury, with Devon Smith called up to replace him.

 

West Indies tour of South Africa: Assad Fudadin in for Darren Bravo
West Indies tour of South Africa: Assad Fudadin in for Darren Bravo

Left-handed batsman Assad Fudadin on Friday was called up to replace Darren Bravo in the West Indies Test squad to tour South Africa.

Difficult to surpass Rohit Sharma's 264-run knock record, says Brian Lara
Difficult to surpass Rohit Sharma's 264-run knock record, says Brian Lara

West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara said Wednesday that Indian batsman Rohit Sharma's record One-day International (ODI) knock of 264 will be difficult to surpass.