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Dinesh Ramdin named West Indies Test captain

Last Updated: Saturday, May 10, 2014, 00:14

Denesh Ramdin was today appointed captain of the West Indies Test side in place of Darren Sammy and the wicketkeeper-batsman`s first assignment will be the home series against New Zealand beginning next month.

Sri Lanka offers $1 mln bonus to win ICC World Twenty 20

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 23:55

The Sri Lankan team will be handed a million dollar bonus if they can shake off their reputation as chokers in the final of the World Twenty20 this weekend, the country`s cricket board announced Friday.

Samuel Badree replaces Sunil Narine as No. 1 T20 bowler

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 11:49

West Indies` leg-spinner Samuel Badree has moved up a place to replace teammate Sunil Narine as the number-one ranked bowler in the latest Reliance ICC Player Ranking for T20I bowlers.

Aussie footy starlet, Ellyse Perry targets another cricket World Cup trophy

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 20:32

Ellyse Perry has represented Australia in both the Cricket and Football World Cups.

Dressing room a better place without Kevin Pietersen, says Matt Prior

Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 11:43

England`s dressing room will be a better place without Kevin Pietersen after the controversial batsman was sacked following the dismal Ashes tour of Australia, wicketkeeper Matt Prior said on Thursday.

2nd T20I: New Zealand defeat West Indies by 4 wickets, seal series

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 20:02

New Zealand inflicted a further defeat on the West Indies in their second Twenty20 international on Wednesday to bring a dismal end to the visiting team`s tour.

Taylor remains optimistic about Windies recall

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 14:24

Former West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor says he is still passionate about the game as he makes a claim for a recall to the Jamaica national side after more than two years.

Dwayne Smith pulls out of Big Bash

Last Updated: Saturday, December 21, 2013, 13:46

West Indies cricketer Dwayne Smith has pulled out of the Big Bash League (BBL), Australia’s premier T20 tournament, the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) has confirmed. No reason has yet been given for Smith’s decision to withdraw and speculation has heightened in Barbados over the sudden move after he played in the final national Super50 trial match this week, BCA`s reported.

Taylor key as Black Caps seek big total in final Test against Windies

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 17:33

New Zealand were 156 for three at stumps in their first innings on Friday, after the Windies compiled a testing 367 at Seddon Park.

Darren Sammy laments failure of bowlers against New Zealand

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 23:29

West Indies captain Darren Sammy has lamented the failure of his seamers to exploit favourable bowling conditions against New Zealand in the first and second test matches of their current three match series.

Sodhi gets `rare opportunity` to learn leg-spin under `idol` Warnie for one day

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 18:53

Thanks to a nod and a wink from his employer, Northern Districts chief executive Peter Roach, New Zealand leg-spinner Ish Sodhi is off to Melbourne on December 28 to hang out with his idol Shane Warne.

Black Caps in pole position against Windies at Basin Reserve

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 16:15

New Zealand appeared to be in pole position in the Basin Reserve second Test against the West Indies on Thursday, when they snared the crucial wicket of veteran batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul to leave the visitors somewhat struggling at 158 for the loss of four wickets at the close.