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Chase helps guide Windies to victory

Ros­ton Chase's 94 helped the West In­dies se­cure a com­pre­hen­sive sev­en-wick­et vic­to­ry over Afghanistan in the first of three One Day In­ter­na­tion­als in In­dia on Wednes­day.

Af­ter ask­ing the vis­i­tors to bat first, Afghanistan were bowled out for 194 runs in 45.2 overs. Rah­mat Shah top-scored for his side with 61 while Ikram Alikhil scored 58.

Russell, Bravo axed for India ODI tour

ST JOHN’S, An­tigua – In­jury-plagued An­dre Rus­sell and Dar­ren Bra­vo have been axed for the three-match One-Day In­ter­na­tion­al se­ries against In­dia start­ing next month.

Both fea­tured in the just con­clud­ed ICC World Cup in Eng­land but had lit­tle im­pact in their lim­it­ed ap­pear­ances.

From that World Cup squad, speed­ster Shan­non Gabriel and off-spin­ner Ash­ley Nurse have al­so been dropped, along with bats­man Sunil Am­bris who was called up as an in­jury re­place­ment for Rus­sell.

Darren Bravo gets all-format contract for West Indies

Trinidad and Tobago batsman Darren Bravo has gained a contract to play all formats of cricket for the West Indies.

Cricket West Indies increased the all-formats contracts from four to seven to four  with Darren Bravo, Shimron Hetmyer and Keemo Paul joining Test and One-Day International captain Jason Holder, Shai Hope, Alzarri Joseph and Kemar Roach on the list.

Nicholas Pooran has also been given a white-ball contract.

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Windies leave for home today

When the West In­dies play­ers pass through im­mi­gra­tion to­day at the Gatwick In­ter­na­tion­al Air­port, they will fi­nal­ly re­alise that the ICC World Cup tour­na­ment is still in progress and they are leav­ing ear­ly.

Suffering Windies cricket and T&T football fans

I have had some won­der­ful Sat­ur­days but my good­ness, Sat­ur­day, June 24th was def­i­nite­ly a day to for­get.

It start­ed well enough, as I went to the beach in the com­pa­ny of my beau­ti­ful grand­daugh­ter, who made me do any­thing she want­ed; and be­fore that, I had looked at In­dia strug­gle against Afghanistan.

Then I saw the West In­dies grab the ear­ly ini­tia­tive against the Ki­wis in a must-win en­counter for the Caribbean side.

WI legends slam fast bowlers' poor tactics

For­mer West In­dies fast bowler Joel 'Big Bird' Gar­ner stormed out of the Taunton Coun­ty Ground an an­gry man af­ter the West In­dies' sev­en-wick­et loss to Bangladesh in their lat­est ICC 2019 World Cup match on Mon­day, say­ing the bowlers didn't tar­get the wick­et but the Bangladeshi bats­men.

De­spite tal­ly­ing 321 runs, their high­est to­tal so far in the com­pe­ti­tion, the West In­dies were beat­en all over the ground by Bangladesh all-rounder Shak­ib Al Hasan, who hit an un­beat­en 124 to lead his team to a win with al­most 10 overs to spare.

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