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.

Chris Gayle returns for West Indies tour of South Africa
Chris Gayle returns for West Indies tour of South Africa

Hard-hitting left-hander Chris Gayle will return to the West Indies squad for their tour of South Africa after recovering from a back injury.

Chris Gayle hopeful South Africa tour will go ahead
Chris Gayle hopeful South Africa tour will go ahead

Star West Indies batsman Chris Gayle said Sunday that he was hopeful a tour to South Africa would go ahead despite a pay dispute.

Highveld Lions hoping Chris Gayle can solve top order problems
Highveld Lions hoping Chris Gayle can solve top order problems

 Highveld Lions are hoping Chris Gayle’s explosive batting at the top of the order can be the catalyst to their success in the upcoming Ram Slam Twenty20 League which bowls off here Sunday.

Players' meeting with WICB, WIPA termed "fruitful"
Players' meeting with WICB, WIPA termed "fruitful"

The West Indies cricketers' meeting to resolve the contracts and pay dispute issue with their players union (WIPA) and the national cricket board (WICB) has turned out to be "cordial, positive and fruitful".

West Indies players to play in IPL: Ranjib Biswal
West Indies players to play in IPL: Ranjib Biswal

Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Ranjib Biswal said Tuesday that despite the West Indies players cancelling their tour of India mid-way last week, they will play in the cash-rich league next season.

BCCI to review West Indies players' participation in IPL
BCCI to review West Indies players' participation in IPL

The BCCI is seriously contemplating reviewing the West Indies players' participation in the cash-rich Indian Premier League as the ongoing series ended abruptly on Friday due to visiting team's payment dispute with their own cricket board.

India vs West Indies: Dwayne Bravo hails team's must-win attitude
India vs West Indies: Dwayne Bravo hails team's must-win attitude

West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo had an embargo regarding any questions on their ongoing dispute with the WICB, but the all-rounder said that the team stuck together in difficult times and maintained a "must-win attitude".

West Indies looking toothless without Chris Gayle, Sunil Narine
West Indies looking toothless without Chris Gayle, Sunil Narine

The touring side West Indies will kick-off their campaign from Wednesday when they play the first ODI against MS Dhoni & Co at Nehru Stadium, Kochi.

1st ODI: India vs West Indies - Preview
1st ODI: India vs West Indies - Preview

 India will seek to reaffirm their supremacy in the shorter version of the game as they go into a five-match ODI series against an under-strength West Indies here on Wednesday with the prime focus of preparing for the upcoming cricket World Cup.

Can West Indies can pull off a surprise ODI series win against India?
Can West Indies can pull off a surprise ODI series win against India?

It is a well-known fact that Team India is a different beast altogether in ODI cricket. Nothing confirmed more about this fact than their capitulation in the Test series followed up with absolute domination in the ODI series in the recently concluded England tour.

Jerome Taylor looking for a good series against India
Jerome Taylor looking for a good series against India

West Indian fast bowler Jerome Taylor today said the upcoming series against India would give him an opportunity to prove himself and help his career. "This might be a good series for me. If I give a good account of myself against one of the top ranking teams like India, that would actually boost my confidence and would help my career move forward," Taylor said in a media interaction.