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Ben Stokes looking forward to the 'challenge' of captaining England

Ben Stokes, who captains England for the first Test against West Indies in place of Joe Root, says he will "try to do what he normally does and influence the game" as he looks forward to the "challenge".Ben Stokes looking forward to the 'challenge' of captaining England
by KRISSANIA YOUNGOn the 3rd of June, earlier this month, resident red-ball wicketkeeper, Shane Dowrich, marked the five-year anniversary of his Test debut for the West Indies. The, then, 23-year-old received his Test cap in Dominica, against Australia as a specialist batsman, while, then, wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin still led the team. Dowrich was
England have opted not to recall Jonny Bairstow and Moeen Ali for their first Test against West Indies, but Dom Bess does make the 13-man squad.Test cricket returns on Wednesday when England meet the Windies behind closed doors in Southampton in the opening Test of a three-match series.Ben Stokes will captain the side for the first time a
(CNN)The cricket world is in mourning after West Indies cricket legend Everton Weekes died at the age of 95.He was one of the "Three Ws" -- along with Frank Worrell and Clyde Walcott -- who put Barbados and West Indies cricket on the map in the 1950s.It is expected that he will be buried alongside Worrell and Walcott, who died in 1967 and 2006 resp
From left: Shai Hope, Jason Holder, and Kemar Roach sport West Indies' new kit with the Black Lives Matter Logo.The West Indies have become the latest team to don the logo of the Black Lives Matter campaign, skipper Jason Holder and co, having it affixed to the collar of the outfits set to be worn during the #RaisetheBat Test series, starting July
Australia batsman Chris Lynn, Afghanistan spin twins Rashid Khan and Qais Ahmad, and South African batsman Rilee Rossouw have been picked up by various franchises as overseas signings ahead of the CPL 2020 players’ draft which is scheduled for Wednesday.The draft, which will be a virtual event due to the Covid-19 pandemic, has attracted 537 players
BCB, RHTY&SC set up GoFundMe accountJune 26, 2020− aim to assist additional 1500 familiesThe Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) and the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club (RHTY&SC) MS, recently set up a GoFundMe account in the United States of America with the aim of assisting less fortunate families across the ancient county of Berbice with foo
Joseph’s 4, Gabriel’s 3 give Holder’s XI upper hand on Day 1 3-Day warm-up matchThe West Indies battled each other in an inter-squad matchup that saw Holder’s XI battling Braithwaite’s X1 on day 1 of their three-day warmup match at the Old Trafford as they prepare for their first Test match against England on July 8.Shai HopeBecause of the cur
ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies yesterday saluted the heroes of the famous Cricket World Cup triumphs of 1975 and 1979.  June 21 marks 45 years since the West Indies won the inaugural World Cup at Lords. In that famous match they defeated Australia by 17 runs and Sir Clive Lloyd had the honour of being the first man to lift the covete
By Brandon CorlettePlaying cricket in England is always a dream, especially for Test cricketers. Scoring runs is even a sweeter taste. England is deemed as one of the most challenging places to ply your trade in cricket, and the Men in Maroon are eager to perform at their optimum best.Shane Dowrich rocks the new kitWest Indies number one Test wicke
Shai Hope, the stylish West Indies middle-order batsman, believes he has it in him to repeat the amazing heroics of the “Headingly Miracle” of 2017. Three years ago against all odds, he crafted two of the greatest innings in West Indies Test history – 147 and 118 not out – to lead West Indies to one of their most famous wins against England.This wa

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For many years the West Indies team ruled the cricket world, playing undefeated in a Test series for over 15 years. Recently the West Indies team has suffered several losses but with the emergence of new high-calibre players the future for the West Indies cricket team looks very good!

West Indians are passionate about their cricket, quick to cheer when the team performs well but also quick to criticize a poor performance. Thousands of West Indians always turn out to watch their team play .... and hopefully win!

Cricket is seen as a unifying force in the West Indies, bringing together players (and supporters) from across the region. This gentleman's game has brought considerable exposure to the islands of the Caribbean, with the West Indian cricketers being remembered not only for their incredible talent and skills but also for their deportment and sense of fair play.

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