October 22, 2020 12:42 (IST)
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A huge honour to lead England in first Test against Windies says Ben Stokes

London/UNI:  All-rounder Ben Stokes says captaining his country even just once in his career would be a huge honour.

Never too late to fight for right cause: Chris Gayle backs Darren Sammy's 'racism' allegation against IPL players

New Delhi/IBNS: West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle has come out in open support for his teammate Darren Sammy who has accused some players of an Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise of making a 'racist' comment at him.

Decision of Hetmyer, Bravo, Paul to pull out of England tour unfortunate, says Michael Holding

New Delhi/UNI The former West Indian pacer Michael Holding feels the decision of Shimron Hetmyer, Darren Bravo and Keemo Paul to pull out of the Test tour to England is unfortunate but understandable given the health scare due to Covid-19 pandemic.

Geoffrey Boycott leaves BBC's commentary team over Covid-19 threat

London/IBNS: Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott has announced the end of his association with BBC's Test Match Special Commentary team over the Covid-19 threat.

England to play West Indies in Test series next month

London/UNI: The England and Wales Cricket Board(ECB) announced on Wednesday that England will play three Tests in the space of 21 days when the international summer gets under way in July.

West Indies tour of England delayed

Port-of-Spain/UNI: West Indies were scheduled to tour England for three Tests in June, but the tour has now been postponed over "uncertainty for the safe resumption of cricket".

West Indies fined for slow over-rate in first ODI against Sri Lanka

Dubai/IBNS: West Indies have been fined 40 per cent of their match fee for maintaining a slow over-rate against Sri Lanka in the first ODI in Colombo yesterday.

Australia-West Indies warm-up match cancelled due to waterlogged outfield

Dubai/IBNS: The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 warm-up fixture between Australia and the West Indies has been cancelled after heavy rain over the past few days rendered the conditions at Allan Border Field unplayable.

West Indies tour of Sri Lanka: Shimron Hetmyer and Evin Lewis ruled out

St. John 's/IBNS: West Indies selectors have omitted cricketers Shimron Hetmyer and Evin Lewis from the squad of the upcoming Sri Lankan tour.

West Indies-Ireland series to trial front foot no ball technology

Dubai: The upcoming limited overs series between the West Indies and Ireland will be contested trialing technology that will authorise the third umpire to call front foot no balls, like during West Indies’ recent ODI and T20I tour of India.

Sourav Ganguly 'impressed' by Ravindra Jadeja's knock against West Indies

Mumbai/IBNS: Indiana all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja played a crucial knock in the third ODI match against West Indies which helped the homeside win the series and this knock even left BCCI chief Sourav Ganguly impressed.

Third ODI: Pollard smashes 74, Pooran contributes 89 as West Indies post 315/5 against India

Cuttack/IBNS: West Indies batsmen put up a strong performance as they posted a massive 315 runs for the loss of five wickets in the third and final ODI match of the series against India on Sunday

Hitman Rohit Sharma hammers 159 as India post massive 387 against West Indies

Visakhapatnam/IBNS: Indian 'hitman' Rohit Sharma hit 138-ball 159 runs knock as the home side posted a massive 387 runs for the loss of five wickets in the second ODI match against West Indies here on Wednesday.

West Indies ride on Shermon Hetmyer's memorable knock to beat India by 8 wickets in opening ODI

Chennai/UNI/IBNS: Battling a bouts of cramp, Southpaw Shermon Hetmyer has stances similar that of Keith Artherton and his style of play as he along with opener Shai Hope countered the Indian spinners and speedsters with panache and scant respect in guiding their team to an easy win.

Rohit, KL Sharma, Virat Kohli ride India to series win as India beat India by 67 runs

Mumbai/IBNS:  Rohit Sharma (71), KL Rahul (91) and Virat Kohli (70*) hammered their willows well as India beat West Indies by 67 runs in the third T20 International match which helped them clinch the series here on Wednesday.