Shivnarine Chanderpaul still hoping to play for Windies in Tests
Shivnarine Chanderpaul still hoping to play for Windies in Tests

Veteran West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul says he has no intention of announcing his retirement from Test cricket until perhaps the end of the year.

I still want to play Test cricket: Shivnarine Chanderpaul
I still want to play Test cricket: Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Just 87 runs short of surpassing Brian Lara as West Indies' leading run scorer in Test cricket, veteran batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has expressed his desire to continue in the five-day format, adding that he is unlikely to retire until at least the end of 2015.

No Shivnarine Chanderpaul in Windies first class draft
No Shivnarine Chanderpaul in Windies first class draft

There is no sign of recently discarded Test batsman Shiv Chanderpaul among the 90 players entered for the draft of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Professional Cricket League (PCL), which is the first class competition in te Caribbean.

1st Test: Australia romp to victory over sorry West Indies
1st Test: Australia romp to victory over sorry West Indies

Australia completed a comprehensive nine-wicket victory just before stumps on the third day of the first Test against the West Indies at the Windsor Park Stadium in Dominica on Friday after the home side`s second innings resistance crumbled.

1st Test, Day 1: Hesitant West Indies pinned back by Aussies
1st Test, Day 1: Hesitant West Indies pinned back by Aussies

West Indies` top-order batting failed to capitalise on excellent batting conditions in reaching lunch at 85 for three on the opening day of the first Test of the two-match series at the Windsor Park Stadium in Dominica on Wednesday.

Windies won't back down from Aussies, warns Jason Holder
Windies won't back down from Aussies, warns Jason Holder

 The West Indies may be languishing six spots below Australia in the international Test rankings but that will not prevent the Caribbean side from looking to stun their opponents in the upcoming series, all-rounder Jason Holder has warned.

Shivnarine Chanderpaul officially left out of Windies Test squad
Shivnarine Chanderpaul officially left out of Windies Test squad

 Shivnarine Chanderpaul's hopes of a happy farewell were squashed after the veteran left-handed batsman was left out of the 14-man West Indies squad for the first Test against Australia starting here on Wednesday.

Shivnarine Chanderpaul axe fury hangs over Windies Test squad
Shivnarine Chanderpaul axe fury hangs over Windies Test squad

West Indies officially turned the page on the past Saturday when Shivnarine Chanderpaul, the team`s second-highest run-maker, was as expected left out of the Test squad to face Australia.

Michael Holding backs Clive Lloyd's decision to drop Shivnarine Chanderpaul
Michael Holding backs Clive Lloyd's decision to drop Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Backing chairman of selectors Clive Lloyd's decision to drop Shivnarine Chanderpaul from the Australian series, former West Indies pacer Michael Holding has said he firmly believes that the veteran batsman has lost his edge and does not deserve a place in the side.

Brian Lara slams WICB's move to drop Shivnarine Chanderpaul
Brian Lara slams WICB's move to drop Shivnarine Chanderpaul

West Indies batting legend Brian Lara has severely criticised the Cricket Board's (WICB) move to axe Shivnarine Chanderpaul from the national team and has called for an honourary send-off to the veteran batsman by including him in two-Test home series against Australia.

Dinanath Ramnarine blasts Windies selectors for dropping Shivnarine Chanderpaul
Dinanath Ramnarine blasts Windies selectors for dropping Shivnarine Chanderpaul

Former West Indies Players Association (WIPA) president Dinanath Ramnarine has blasted the Clive Lloyd-led selection panel for dropping veteran batsman Shiv Chanderpaul ahead of the Australia series.

Clive Lloyd writes to Shivnarine Chanderpaul explaining omission
Clive Lloyd writes to Shivnarine Chanderpaul explaining omission

West Indies chief selector Clive Lloyd has told veteran batsman Shiv Chanderpaul that he was omitted from the Caribbean squad which will play against Australia because of declining form.

Shivnarine Chanderpaul deserves special send-off, says WICB president Dave Cameron
Shivnarine Chanderpaul deserves special send-off, says WICB president Dave Cameron

West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Dave Cameron says he wants to ensure that veteran left-hander Shiv Chanderpaul gets a fitting send-off when his career finally ends.

West Indies vs England, first Test: Jason Holder earns draw for hosts despite James Anderson record
West Indies vs England, first Test: Jason Holder earns draw for hosts despite James Anderson record

Jason Holder struck his maiden first-class century to lead West Indies to a draw in the first test in Antigua on Friday after James Anderson had become England`s leading test wicket-taker.

1st Test, Day 5: James Anderson equals Ian Botham's record as Windies struggle
1st Test, Day 5: James Anderson equals Ian Botham's record as Windies struggle

James Anderson claimed a record-equalling wicket and England`s spinners kept their team on course for victory over the West Indies on the final day of the first Test at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Friday.

England stumble again but take 1st innings lead of 220 against West Indies
England stumble again but take 1st innings lead of 220 against West Indies

England`s top order tumbled cheaply again but the tourists still worked themselves into a commanding position at 116 for three in their second innings, an overall lead of 220, by stumps on the third day of the first Test against the West Indies at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Wednesday.

1st Test, Day 3: Jermaine Blackwood leads West Indies' fightback against England
1st Test, Day 3: Jermaine Blackwood leads West Indies' fightback against England

Jermaine Blackwood continued to ride his luck in defying England as the West Indies reached 234 for six in reply to the tourists` first innings total of 399 at lunch on the third day of the first Test on Wednesday

First Test: Dogged England restrict timid West Indies
First Test: Dogged England restrict timid West Indies

England`s dogged perseverance paid off in two gritty sessions of play with the West Indies restricted to 155 for four in reply to the tourists` first innings total of 399 at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua on Tuesday.

Windies paid the price for batting failure: Denesh Ramdin
Windies paid the price for batting failure: Denesh Ramdin

West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin has accepted middle-order batting failures led to his side's defeat in the just ended Test series against South Africa.

South Africa vs West Indies: Ramdin leads fightback after Harmer triple
South Africa vs West Indies: Ramdin leads fightback after Harmer triple

Debutant off-spinner Simon Harmer took three wickets before West Indian captain Denesh Ramdin led a fightback against South Africa on the first day of the third and final Test at Newlands on Friday.