2nd Test, Day 4: Magnificent Joe Root hits unbeaten 182 as England take control
2nd Test, Day 4: Magnificent Joe Root hits unbeaten 182 as England take control

Joe Root struck an unbeaten 182 as England were bowled out 464 against West Indies in the second test in Grenada before strengthening their position with a wicket before lunch on the fourth day.

Draw has strengthened Windies resolve, says Devon Smith
Draw has strengthened Windies resolve, says Devon Smith

Opener Devon Smith says batting out the entire last day to save the first Test has further strengthened the West Indies’ self belief that they can compete against England in the ongoing three-Test series.

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.

Dale Steyn sets new mark after West Indian defiance
Dale Steyn sets new mark after West Indian defiance

Dale Steyn became South Africa’s second highest wicket taker as West Indies reached 276 for six on the first day of the third test on Friday.

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.

Devon Smith falls after gutsy 47, West Indies 80-2 against South Africa at lunch
Devon Smith falls after gutsy 47, West Indies 80-2 against South Africa at lunch

West Indies opener Devon Smith hit a gutsy 47 before losing his wicket at the stroke of lunch on the opening morning of the third and final test against South Africa at Newlands on Friday.

Brathwaite, Samuels defy South Africa
Brathwaite, Samuels defy South Africa

Kraigg Brathwaite and Marlon Samuels hit half-centuries as the West Indies fought back on the third day of the second Test against South Africa at St George`s Park on Sunday.

Morne Morkel double-strike has West Indies reeling
Morne Morkel double-strike has West Indies reeling

Two wickets in as many balls from fast bowler Morne Morkel just before the tea interval left West Indies reeling at 59 for two in reply to South Africa’s 417 for eight declared on day three of the second test at St George Park on Sunday. 

Shivnarine Chanderpaul backs West Indies to bounce back against Proteas
Shivnarine Chanderpaul backs West Indies to bounce back against Proteas

West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has expressed confidence in his team’s ability to bounce back against South Africa in the second Test match at St. George’s Park starting here Friday.

South Africa vs West Indies: Vernon Philander shines as Proteas close in on victory
South Africa vs West Indies: Vernon Philander shines as Proteas close in on victory

Vernon Philander took five wickets as South Africa closed in on victory having reduced West Indies to 76 for two in their follow-on innings at the close of play on day three of the opening test on Friday.

Vernon Philander in double strike against solid West Indies
Vernon Philander in double strike against solid West Indies

Vernon Philander struck twice in his second spell after the West Indies made a solid start on the third day of the first Test against South Africa at SuperSport Park on Friday.

The West Indies were 110 for two at lunch in reply to South Africa`s 552 for five declared.

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.

Marlon Samuels eager to take new found confidence into Test series against South Africa
Marlon Samuels eager to take new found confidence into Test series against South Africa

West Indies middle-order batsman Marlon Samuels says he has found renewed confidence approaching the start of the first Test match against South Africa that begins Wednesday.

Devon Smith aiming to continue prolific form in South Africa
Devon Smith aiming to continue prolific form in South Africa

Prolific opening batsman Devon Smith is backing himself to be among the top scorers for the West Indies on their tour of South Africa after leaving the Caribbean as the leading scorer in the WICB Professional Cricket League (PCL).

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.

 

Indian bowlers made it count: Devon Smith
Indian bowlers made it count: Devon Smith

 Dejected at missing out on his maiden ODI ton for the "24th time" in 93 matches, West Indies opener Devon Smith said the Indian bowlers came back brilliantly to halt the visitors, who were cruising along at one stage in the second ODI here.

Devon Smith eyes the Sir Vivian Richards Award

Windward Islands opening batsman Devon Smith remains the leading run scorer ahead of the next round of matches in the Caribbean`s four-day and Super 50 competitions.

Smith included in squad for practice game against Australia

Out-of-sorts opener Devon Smith has been named in a WICB President’s XI to face Australia in three-day tour match starting in Barbados on Monday.