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No grovelling, just WInning

Feb 1, 2019 Andrew MillerUK editor, ESPNcricinfo Talk is cheap, but where England’s contests against West Indies are concerned, it can be very costly indeed. We look back on five occasions when an English word out of place has been sent back with interest Tony Greig in 1976 “These guys,…

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Holder becomes the first No. 1 WI allrounder since Sobers

Jason Holder roars in triumph after bringing up his hundred Getty Images ESPNcricinfo staff Two days after becoming only the third man batting at No. 8 or lower to score a Test double-hundred, West Indies captain Jason Holder has emulated Sir Garry Sobers in achieving the top spot among allrounders in the ICC Test rankings….

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Family man Carl Hooper returns to cricket via commentary

Family man Carl Hooper returns to cricket via commentary “To me, Test cricket was a destination. You’ve got there. You’re playing for West Indies. But really and truly, the journey only now begins”  By Alagappan Muthu Cricinfo Carl Hooper‘s is a cautionary tale for anyone thinking about taking a little…

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UWI doctorates for Shiv Chanderpaul, Shadow

By Staff Editor august 8, 2018   Share   (Trinidad Guardian) Calypso legend Winston Bailey, better known at The Mighty Shadow, will have all reason to “dingolay” this October, as three weeks after he celebrates his 77th birthday, he will be awarded an honorary doctorate from The University of the West Indies’ St…

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Imran Khan: Captain, World Cup winner, Prime Minister?

 Pakistan’s first World-Cup-winning captain is all set become its 19th Prime Minister (1:05) Jul 25, 2018 Osman Samiuddin, cricinfo Having made a good fist of the most difficult job in Pakistan, Imran Khan is now all but set for a crack at the second-most difficult post in the country – that of…

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Hetmyer’s magnificent 125 lifts West Indies to 271

12:00 AM The Report by Mohammad Isam West Indies 271 (Hetmyer 125, Powell 44, Rubel 3-61) v Bangladesh Shimron Hetmyer raises his bat to acknowledge a half-century CWI Shimron Hetmyer‘s magnificent second ODI hundred pulled West Indies turnaround a middling score into a competitive 270 before they were bowled out in the final…

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