Chris Gayle out of England tests due to back problem
Chris Gayle out of England tests due to back problem

West Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle has ruled himself out of the home test series against England next month in order to allow a back injury to settle down but he has ruled out retiring from internationals.

Cricket World Cup: West Indies pay price for inconsistency, says Jason Holder
Cricket World Cup: West Indies pay price for inconsistency, says Jason Holder

West Indies have their own inconsistencies to blame for being bundled out of the World Cup in the quarter-finals, captain Jason Holder said following their 143-run trouncing by New Zealand.

ICC World Cup: New Zealand calm about ease of West Indies win
ICC World Cup: New Zealand calm about ease of West Indies win

New Zealand match-winners Martin Guptill and Trent Boult downplayed the ease with which they rolled the West Indies on Saturday as they switched attention to their World Cup semi-final against South Africa.

ICC World Cup 2015: Martin Guptill hits record 237 as New Zealand sail into semis
ICC World Cup 2015: Martin Guptill hits record 237 as New Zealand sail into semis

Martin Guptill on Saturday bludgeoned his way to the record books with the highest individual World Cup knock as New Zealand rode on the opener's swashbuckling unbeaten 237 to crush West Indies by 143 runs and sail into the semifinals of the mega event here.

West Indies name Phil Simmons as coach
West Indies name Phil Simmons as coach

West Indies have named former opening batsman Phil Simmons as their head coach on a three-year contract, the West Indies Cricket Board said on Friday.

New Zealand continue to be aggressive: Brendon McCullum
New Zealand continue to be aggressive: Brendon McCullum

New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum said on Friday that his team will be playing the same attacking brand of cricket they have played throughout when they meet the West Indies in the fourth World Cup quarter-final at the Wellington Regional Stadium here on Saturday.

Cricket World Cup: Curtly Ambrose confident Chris Gayle will play against New Zealand
Cricket World Cup: Curtly Ambrose confident Chris Gayle will play against New Zealand

West Indies bowling coach Curtly Ambrose says he is confident that flamboyant opener Chris Gayle will turn out for the regional side when it faces New Zealand in the fourth and final quarter-final of the cricket World Cup at the Westpac Stadium here on Saturday.

World Cup 2015: Confidence booming in WI camp: Opener Johnson Charles
World Cup 2015: Confidence booming in WI camp: Opener Johnson Charles

Opening batsman Johnson Charles says there is a growing sense of self-belief in the West Indies dressing room as the regional side trains its sight on the big quarter-final against joint hosts New Zealand.

ICC World Cup 2015: We attack, attack, attack because it works, says Brendon McCullum
ICC World Cup 2015: We attack, attack, attack because it works, says Brendon McCullum

New Zealand will stick with their crash, bang, wallop brand of cricket in Saturday`s World Cup quarter-final against West Indies because it gives them the best chance of winning, captain Brendon McCullum said on Friday.

Batsmen too dominant at World Cup, says Curtly Ambrose
Batsmen too dominant at World Cup, says Curtly Ambrose

Legendary West Indies paceman Curtly Ambrose on Thursday said that one-day cricket's rules favoured batsmen so much that teams might as well use bowling machines to send down deliveries.

Kevin Pietersen not in England plans, says selector
Kevin Pietersen not in England plans, says selector

Kevin Pietersen`s wish for an England recall is unlikely to come true any time soon, according to selector James Whitaker who says the 34-year-old is not part of his plans.

Jonathan Trott facing baptism of fire on England comeback
Jonathan Trott facing baptism of fire on England comeback

Jonathan Trott`s technique, as well as his mental state, will come under scrutiny next month when his rehabilitation as an international batsman continues in the West Indies.

Jonathan Trott gets England recall for Windies tour
Jonathan Trott gets England recall for Windies tour

Jonathan Trott was on Wednesday named in the England Test squad for the first time since having to withdraw from the 2013-14 Ashes series with a stress-related condition.

Ireland's George Dockrell hopes to be back for another World Cup
Ireland's George Dockrell hopes to be back for another World Cup

Ireland's George Dockrell on Monday said he was hoping to be back at the ICC World Cup 2019 in England.

World Cup was a good learning experience: UAE skipper
World Cup was a good learning experience: UAE skipper

Notwithstanding defeats in all their cricket World Cup Pool B games, United Arab Emirates (UAE) captain Mohammad Tauqir on Sunday said the mega event was a good learning experience for his side.

Misbah-ul-Haq senses World Cup within Pakistan`s reach
Misbah-ul-Haq senses World Cup within Pakistan`s reach

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq insisted Sunday there was no reason why his team could not be crowned World Cup champions after they saw off Ireland by seven wickets to qualify for the quarter-finals.

ICC World Cup 2015: No rift in Windies team, says Jason Holder
ICC World Cup 2015: No rift in Windies team, says Jason Holder

West Indies skipper Jason Holder dismissed talk of a rift in the ranks on Sunday as he led his side to a likely World Cup quarter-final against New Zealand.

Windies' World Cup dream hinges on weather gods
Windies' World Cup dream hinges on weather gods

The West Indies will have one eye on the skies and the other on the scoreboard as they seek to keep their World Cup campaign alive in a must-win clash with the United Arab Emirates on Sunday.

ICC World Cup 2015, Pakistan vs Ireland: Preview
ICC World Cup 2015, Pakistan vs Ireland: Preview

Plucky Ireland take on buoyant Pakistan in a winner-takes-all World Cup clash at the Adelaide Oval on Sunday that promises an enthralling encounter between two highly combustible teams.

ICC World Cup, West Indies vs UAE: Preview
ICC World Cup, West Indies vs UAE: Preview

The West Indies will have one eye on the skies and the other on the scoreboard as they seek to keep their World Cup campaign alive in a must-win clash with the United Arab Emirates on Sunday.