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Caribbean pitches not helping development of spinners: Lance Gibbs

Caribbean pitches not helping development of spinners: Lance Gibbs

Legendary West Indies off-spinner Lance Gibbs says poor pitches in the Caribbean are affecting the ability of spinners in the region and compromising their development.

Saeed Ajmal's case highlights ICC's new tough avatar

First cricketer that comes to mind when we talk about chucking is the legendary Sri Lankan spinner Muttiah Muralitharan, who remained in news throughout his career, either for his superlative performances with the ball or for his controversial bowling action.

Debutant Holder regrets failure to save Bridgetown Test

Test debutant Jason Holder has bemoaned his failure to lead the West Indies to a draw against New Zealand in the third and deciding match which ended in victory for the visitors.

New Zealand beat West Indies for series win

New Zealand`s perseverance with their frontline bowlers paid off eventually as the visitors completed a 53-run victory over the West Indies in the last hour of the third and final Test match at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Monday.

Craig inspires New Zealand`s historic win over WI

Mark Craig`s dream debut culminated in a 186-run victory for New Zealand in the first Test against the West Indies at Sabina Park in Jamaica on Thursday.

Shillingford can resume bowling but without doosra: ICC

West Indies` Shane Shillingford was today allowed by the ICC to resume bowling in international after undergoing remedial work but the off-spinner has been barred from bowling his `doosra` delivery.

Windies offie Shillingford to make comeback with tweaked action

Suspended West Indies spinner Shane Shillingford returns to action this weekend after undergoing remedial work on his bowling action.

Sammy holds back from blasting Shillingford’s suspension

West Indies captain Darren Sammy has stopped short of openly criticising the suspension of off spinner Shane Shillingford by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

Shillingford faces uphill struggle to revive career

Two former West Indies cricketers, Bryan Davis and Tony Gray, believe it will be an uphill struggle for suspended off-spinner Shane Shillingford to rekindle his international cricket career.

Dominica government backs embattled Windies spinner

The Dominica government said it was standing behind the embattled West Indies off-spinner, Shane Shillingford, who has been suspended from international cricket because of an illegal bowling action.

Gibson expecting Samuels, Shillingford to overcome bowling action setback

West Indies cricket coach Ottis Gibson has said that he has no doubts that spinners Shane Shillingford and Marlon Samuels will overcome the latest setback over their bowling actions, according to reports.

Shillingford `gutted` over ban, says coach

West Indies spinner Shane Shillingford is "gutted" at being banned for using an illegal bowling action but hopes to return to international cricket soon, national coach Ottis Gibson said in New Zealand Tuesday.

Shillingford suspended from bowling in international cricket

The International Cricket Council (ICC) monday announced that an independent biomechanical analysis has found the bowling action of West Indies` off-spinner Shane Shillingford to be illegal and, as such, the player has been suspended from bowling in international cricket.

Ruling on legality of Windies bowlers due mid-Test

The West Indies have appealed to the ICC not to rule on the legality of spinners Shane Shillingford and Marlon Samuels during the second Test against New Zealand starting tomorrow.

New Zealand vs West Indies, 1st Test: McCullum, Taylor tons put NZ in charge on Day 1

Brendon McCullum and Ross Taylor capped a dominant day`s play for New Zealand with centuries as the hosts reached 367 for three at the close of the first day of the first test against West Indies at University Oval in Dunedin on Tuesday.

Sunil Narine called into Windies Test squad for series against Black Caps

West Indian spinner Sunil Narine, who had bewildered New Zealand in Tests and ODIs, has reportedly been recalled into the tourists` Test squad for the three-match series, starting at Dunedin from December 3.

Marlon Samuels, Shane Shillingford reported for suspected illegal bowling actions

West Indies` off-spinners Marlon Samuels and Shane Shillingford have been reported with suspected illegal bowling actions during the second Test against India.

I was up for the challenge, says Shane Shillingford

West Indies off-spinner Shane Shillingford, who has been the stand-out performer for the visiting team in the ongoing two-match Test series, said he was geared up for the challenge to play India in its own backyard.

Kolkata Test didn’t have much for Sachin Tendulkar fans

Considering the fact that it was Sachin Tendulkar’s last appearance at the Eden Gardens, cricket fans turned up in huge numbers anticipating a big knock from the Little Master.

Kolkata Test, Day 3: India vs West Indies – Statistical highlights

Statistical highlights at the end of the first cricket Test between India and West Indies here on Friday.