West Indies

Haddin, Coulter-Nile Join Australia ODI Squad

Brad Haddin, Nathan Coulter-Nile and Adam Voges will be part of Australia's One-Day International squad for the fifth and final game against the West Indies in Melbourne on Sunday (10th February). Wicket-keeper Haddin replaces Matthew Wade, who, along with Glenn Maxwell, is departing early for the Test tour of India which gets underway later this month.
8 February 2013

Faulkner Fined For Giving Gayle Send-Off

Australia left-arm fast bowler James Faulkner has been fined 10 percent of his match fee after breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the third One-Day International against the West Indies in Canberra. Faulkner was clearly seen giving Chris Gayle a verbal send-off after dismissing him in the 38th over, and he pleaded guilty to the charge levelled against him.
6 February 2013

Adam Voges Added To Australia ODI Squad

Australia have added experienced Western Australia batsman Adam Voges to their One-Day International squad as cover for George Bailey. Bailey, who scored his maiden ODI century in the second match against the West Indies in Perth, has a tight hamstring, picked up during Australia's 39-run win in the third match in Canberra.
6 February 2013

Watson Century Sets Up Australia Series Win

The Manuka Oval provided a rather picturesque setting for Australia to move into an unassailable 3-0 One-Day International series lead over the West Indies with a 39-run win in Canberra. Shane Watson marked his return to the side after a long absence due to injury with a reminder of exactly why he is so important to Australia, scoring 122 as they racked up 329 for seven before bowling the West Indies out for 290.
6 February 2013

Ottis Gibson Signs New West Indies Contract

West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson has signed a new three-year contract which keeps him in his current job until 2016. Gibson took over as coach in January 2010, and under his control, the West Indies have shown steady improvement, highlighted by success at the ICC World Twenty20 in 2012.
6 February 2013

Watson Returns To Australia ODI Squad In Place Of Khawaja

Shane Watson is poised to make his latest return from injury after being named in Australia's squad for the third and fourth One-Day Internationals against the West Indies. He has been absent since the third Test against Sri Lanka, missing the five-match ODI series that followed, both Twenty20s and the first two matches of this series which were both won by Australia.
3 February 2013

Bailey, Starc, Maxwell Combine To Put Australia 2-0 Up

The West Indies won't be able to leave Perth quick enough after Australia handed them a second convincing defeat in three days to go 2-0 up in their five-match One-Day International series. A maiden ODI century for George Bailey helped the hosts reach 266 for seven despite no other player passing 39 and five wickets from Mitchell Starc saw the West Indies dismissed for 212 in reply.
3 February 2013

Taylor And West Indies In Record-Breaking Win

West Indies Women broke a host of records, Stafanie Taylor with a number of them by scoring 171, as they crushed Sri Lanka Women by 209 runs in their second World Cup match in Mumbai. Faced with a must-win situation after they were well beaten by India in their opener, they responded perfectly, piling up 368 for eight and then dismissing Sri Lanka for 159.
3 February 2013

Starc Takes Five As Australia Thump West Indies

Australia needed a little more than two hours to hand the West Indies a crushing nine-wicket defeat in the first One-Day International in Perth. Mitchell Starc took five for 20 as the tourists were bowled out for a dismal 70 and with Glenn Maxwell showing his full range of strokes at the top of the order, Australia raced to victory in just 9.2 overs.
1 February 2013

Sarwan Happy To Be Back In The Runs

Batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan last played international cricket in June 2011 but following his recall for the tour of Australia he has wasted in no time in getting among the runs, scoring 83 against the Prime Minister's XI. Both sides scored over 300 runs before the Prime Minister's XI won by 23 runs, although Sarwan says that regardless of the result, the game served its purpose as preparation for the five-match ODI series.
30 January 2013

Women's World Cup Preview - West Indies

West Indies have to be the fastest improving women’s cricket side of the past few years and have progressed to such an extent that they are considered dark horses to lift the World Cup. Led by long-term captain Merissa Aguilleira, they boast a strong spin-attack and some powerful batters.
30 January 2013

Warner Fractures Thumb, Khawaja Called Up

Usman Khawaja has been drafted into Australia's One-Day International squad for the first two matches against the West Indies after David Warner fractured his thumb. Warner was hit in the nets in Perth by Mitchell Johnson and has been ruled out of opening matches with a minor fracture, offering Khawaja an opportunity.
30 January 2013

Price And Vitori The Casualties As Zimbabwe Announce Squads

Zimbabwe have announced their squads for the tour of the West Indies which begins in February. The main news is that veteran left-arm spinner Ray Price has been dropped from the limited-overs squads, while left-arm paceman Brian Vitori has been dropped for all three forms of the game. All-rounder Elton Chigumbura has also lost his place and did not even make the 24-man preliminary squad.
29 January 2013

Prime Minister's XI Defeat West Indians

The Australian Prime Minister's XI beat the touring West Indians by 23 runs in a high-scoring one-day game at the Manuka Oval in Canberra. Batting first, the home team scored 333 for six with three players hitting half-centuries and in reply, the West Indies were bowled out for 310.
29 January 2013

Convincing Win For Australia Over West Indies

Australia Women racked up an impressive 333 for five on their way to a convincing 135-run victory over West Indies Women in their first warm-up match ahead of the 2013 World Cup in Mumbai. There were half-centuries for Ellyse Villani, Rachael Haynes, Jess Cameron and Lisa Sthalekar and then two wickets apiece for Ellyse Perry and Sthalekar as the West Indies were bowled out for 198.
28 January 2013

Faulkner Replaces Henriques In Australia ODI Squad

Moises Henriques has been ruled out of the first two One-Day Internationals against West Indies and has been replaced in the squad by James Faulkner. Henriques was twice hit on the hand by Nathan Coulter-Nile whilst playing for New South Wales in their recent Sheffield Shield match against Western Australia.
28 January 2013

Finch Replaces Hussey In Australia ODI Squad

Australia have named a 13-man squad for the first two One-Day Internationals against the West Indies in Perth on 1st and 3rd February. Aaron Finch has replaced David Hussey as the National Selection Panel (NSP) has responded to disappointing batting performances during the recent 2-2 series draw with Sri Lanka.
25 January 2013

West Indies Women Clinch Series In Style

The West Indies Women completed a 2-0 Twenty20 International series win over South Africa Women with a six-wicket victory in the second and final match in Saint Lucia. The match was played prior to the final of the Caribbean T20 - won by Trinidad and Tobago - and the West Indies gave the home crowd plenty to cheer with a dominant performance.
21 January 2013

Dottin Blast Gives West Indies Women Victory

There has been little to separate South Africa and West Indies Women so far on the former's tour of the Caribbean, and that was a trend that continued for much of today's opening Twenty20 International until Deandra Dottin launched a late onslaught. The 21 year-old from Barbados, in her 50th T20 International, hit three sixes during her knock of 48, which spanned 30 balls, and eventually helped her side home with 10 balls and eight wickets to spare.
19 January 2013

West Indies Women Name Twenty20 International Squad

The West Indies have confirmed their women's squad for the two Twenty20 Internationals against South Africa Women on 19th and 20th January. The only uncapped player in the squad is Kyshona Knight, who made her One-Day International debut during the 2-2 series draw that preceded the Twenty20 matches.
17 January 2013


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