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Neil Wagner has taken seven wickets on day one of the first test against the West Indies in Wellington. So many times a fired up Neil Wagner has revived a flagging New Zealand bowling effort. This one was way earlier, and far more dramatic than anyone imagined. The fiery left-armer, who wasn't introduced till the 18th over, snared 7-39 off 14.4 ove
In what has become a hardy annual, they have been confronted with the oh-so-familiar sight of a bright green Basin pitch for the opening West Indies test, and it would seem a bowler first option is top of the wish list for rival skippers Kane Williamson and Jason Holder. ''It always looks a little bit like that,'' opined Williamson on Thursday. ''T
LONDON, CMC – Leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo will have the chance to break into the top 20 of the International Cricket Council’s bowling rankings, if he suits up for the opening Test against the Black Caps in Wellington starting Friday. In the latest rankings released on Tuesday, the 32-year-old Guyanese rose two places to 21 st , to lie just outside
Right-arm seamer Matt Henry was confirmed on Thursday as New Zealand 's replacement for Tim Southee on the eve of the first Test against the West Indies in Wellington.Captain Kane Williamson confirmed the 25-year-old was preferred over Lockie Ferguson when he named the New Zealand line-up for the Test starting at the Basin Reserve on Friday.
Black Caps fast bowler Tim Southee has been ruled out of the first test against the West Indies due to the pending birth of his first child. The Black Caps open their summer schedule with the first test at the Basin Reserve on Friday. Lockie Ferguson joined the squad earlier this week and will battle with Matt Henry for the third pace bowling spot
LINCOLN, New Zealand (CMC) – West Indies latest batting recruit, Sunil Ambris, has been praised for the way he has transformed his game, in order to make the rise to the international level. The 24-year-old has scored heavily over the last year, subsequently forcing his way into the West Indies one-day squad before being recently called up for the
Shai Hope, left, has a word with former West Indies great Brian Lara during their tour of England in August. Shai Hope blazed 110 for the West Indies during their three-day warmup match against New Zealand A at Lincoln. Shai Hope celebrates his second innings century against England at Headingley in August. Rising West Indies batting talent Shai Ho
Azim Bassarath, president of the T&T Cricket Board (TTCB) has made a stirring and passionate appeal for unity in the local cricket fraternity. He did so on Saturday at the annual TTCB awards function which was staged for team champions and “Cricketers of the Year” who participated in the 2017 season. The event was held in the auditorium of the
  Shannon Gabriel LINCOLN, New Zealand, (CMC) – Assistant coach Roddy Estwick believes West Indies fast bowlers will have a critical role to play if the Caribbean side are to make an impact in the two-Test series against the Black Caps starting next month. Coming off the recent Zimbabwe tour where spinners were vital because of the slow, turni
DAVE ROWLAND/GETTY IMAGES Test opener Jeet Raval made one for New Zealand A against the West Indies on Sunday at Lincoln.   Test openers Jeet Raval and Tom Latham both failed with the bat as the West Indies delivered a strong statement five days out from the first test.  The duo would have been eager for some welcome&n

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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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