Tag Archives: West Indies

Australia Defeat West Indies For Test Sweep

Australia demolished West Indies on the fourth day of the second and final Test at Sabina Park today, routing the home side for 114 to win by 277 runs and take the series 2-0. Off-spinner Nathan Lyon formalised the result with the wickets of Kemar Roach and Jerome Taylor off successive balls early in the afternoon session. That was after ...

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Chris Gayle Hits First Ever World Cup Double Century

West Indies opener Chris Gayle became the first batsman to score a double century in a World Cup innings when he reached the landmark against Zimbabwe today. Gayle, who might have been given out lbw before he had scored, brought up his first double century 215 in 226 one-day internationals off just 138 balls including nine fours and 16 sixes. ...

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The West Indies Historically Defeats South Africa

West Indies went 2-0 up in the three-match Twenty/20 International series against South Africa yesterday at the Wanderers Ground, with a record breaking batting performance, achieving the highest run chase in the relatively short history of the 20 overs-a-side version of the game. Set 232 to win, the West Indians blazing their way to 236/6, stunning the South African players ...

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India Beat West Indies in Fourth ODI

Jamaican batsman Marlon Samuels hit his second century on tour but the West Indies suffered a 59-run defeat against India in the fourth One-Day International at Dharamsala today. The defeat means that West Indies are trailing the five-match series 2-1. Set a big victory of 331, the West Indies were bowled out for 271 in 48.1. Samuels was the last ...

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Darren Sammy Quits Test Cricket

All-rounder Darren Sammy has announced his retirement from Test cricket. The St. Lucian all-rounder was earlier in the day axed as Test skipper and replaced by wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin, after a near four-year stint in charge. “Sammy said that he will always cherish the memories of representing and captaining the West Indies in Test cricket.”

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Windies Lose To Sri Lanka in Twenty20 Semis

Defending champions West Indies out of the Twenty20 World Cup on today. Chasing 161 for victory for a place in the final, West Indies were struggling at 80 for 4 in the 14th over, when a fearsome hailstorm swept across the Shere Bangla Stadium, ending the contest prematurely. West Indies were 27 runs behind on Duckworth/Lewis and it means Sri ...

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West Indies Beat Pakistan To Enter World Twenty20 Semis

West Indies beat Pakistan today by 84 runs in the final World Twenty20 Super 10 Group Two match in Bangladesh to qualify for the semi-finals of the competition. The West Indies recovered from 81 for 5 to post 166 for 6 after electing to bat and then bowled out Pakistan for 82 in 17.5 overs at the Sher-e-Bangla stadium. West ...

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West Indies Beat Australia in World Twenty20

Skipper Darren Sammy produced an electrifying, unbeaten 34 to propel West Indies to an exciting six-wicket win over Australia in their third game at the World Twenty20 World Championship in Bangladesh today. The victory keeps alive West Indies hopes of a semi-final spot. West Indies ended on 179 for four off 19.4 overs. West Indies will now face Pakistan in ...

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West Indies Lose T20 Opener To India

West Indies lost their opening match of the World Twenty20 Championship to go down by 7 wickets to India, at the Shere Bangla National Stadium today. Windies struggled to find momentum against India’s accurate seam and spin attack and had to settle for a paltry 129 for 7. India reached their target off 19.4 overs, with opener Rohit Sharma (62n/o) ...

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West Indies Beat Sri Lanka & Win T20 Cricket Finals

The West Indies are the 2012 ICC World Twenty20 champions. They defeated Sri Lanka by 36 runs in the final at the Premadasa Stadium in Sri Lanka. The West Indies first posted a competitive 137 off their maximum 20 overs, with man-of-the-match Marlon Samuels leading the way with a breathtaking 78. Sri Lanka were then bowled out for 101 all ...

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