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Who would have predicted that: Anil Kumble 6/12 registers best ODI figures for India to flummox West Indies in final of 1993 Hero Cup

With a full-house passionate crowd at Eden Gardens roaring at every delivery, Anil Kumble recorded the best figures in ODIs by a spinner in the final of the 1993 Hero Cup
3 July 2020

West Indies Legend Sir Everton Weekes passes away

Cricket West Indies (CWI) today paid tribute to Sir Everton Weekes,
2 July 2020

Who would have predicted that: Ramnaresh Sarwan 120* strokes career-best ODI score in masterful chase

West Indian batting maestro Ramnaresh Sarwan took as many as 28 ODIs to bring up his maiden ODI century....
30 June 2020

West Indies confirm Phil Simmons is in short term isolation

Cricket West Indies (CWI) has confirmed that Head Coach, Phil Simmons, is in short-term self-isolation after he recently attended the funeral of his father-in-law, who had passed away prior to the team’s recent assembly in Manchester.
29 June 2020

West Indies to wear Black Lives Matter on Test shirts

West Indies players will wear the Black Lives Matter logo on their playing shirts when they face England throughout the upcoming #RaiseTheBat Test Series, starting July 4, as part of the Sandals Tour of England 2020.
29 June 2020

Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay - Dominic Cork announces himself with best bowling figures (7/43) by an Englishman on Test debut

June 26, 1995 - Figures of 19.3-5-43-7 in the second innings against West Indies at Lord's not only brought Dominic Cork the Man of the Match award
26 June 2020

Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay - The ultimate underdog story - India stun West Indies to win 1983 World Cup

June 25, 1983 - India had arrived in England with no backers. They had won only one game in the history of the tournament, that too against East Africa
25 June 2020

Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay - Viv Richards, Collis King & Joel Garner help West Indies successfully defend World Cup title in 1979

June 23, 1979 - After West Indies became the first-ever ODI champions by beating Australia by 17 runs in the 1975 Prudential World Cup, the team had little difficulty in storming into the finals of the next edition....
23 June 2020

Who would have predicted that: Wahab Riaz had to defend 15 off the last over against Jason Holder, he did but only just

In our feature series - Who would have predicted that? – we are looking back at matches where there were big upsets or extraordinary individual performances that turned matches on their head.
17 June 2020

Who would have predicted that: For once, D/L method comes to South Africa's rescue in 2013 Champions Trophy

At least five times between 1992 and 2006, South Africa found themselves on the wrong side with respect to the Duckworth-Lewis method.
15 June 2020

Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay - Malcolm Marshall's lethal bouncer ends Andy Lloyd's career

une 14, 1984 - Malcolm Marshall had a peculiar action. He ran to the crease like a hot knife through butter....
14 June 2020

Who would have predicted that: Jason Holder's maiden ODI 5-fer sees MS Dhoni's slowest ODI half-century

While Jason Holder bagged his maiden ODI fifer in an ODI against India in 2017, becoming only the third West Indies captain to do so, MS Dhoni ended up bringing up his 50 off 108 deliveries
12 June 2020

Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay - "Yeah Viv talk nah" - Denesh Ramdin's jibe at Viv Richards

June 10 , 2012 - Ramdin, who had been recalled to the side, was in poor form in the series and had managed scores of 6, 43, 1 and 6 in his last four innings.
10 June 2020

Who would have predicted that: Shai Hope, Shimron Hetmyer take West Indies to memorable tie against India

A total of 642 runs were scored by India and West Indies within eight hours as there was nothing at all to separate the two sides at the end.....
7 June 2020

West Indies name Test squad and list of reserves for proposed Sandals tour of England

The West Indies' (CWI) selection panel has named a fourteen (14) man Test squad and list of eleven (11) reserves for the proposed Sandals Tour of England 2020.
3 June 2020

Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay - Viv Richards' 189* - best ODI knock ever played

May 31, 1984 - By the mid-80s, Viv Richards had established himself as the greatest ODI player across the world
31 May 2020

CWI Board gives approval in principle for Test Tour of England

The Board of Directors of Cricket West Indies (CWI) met via Teleconference on Thursday, May 28.
30 May 2020

Who would have predicted that: Chanderpaul scales 150 in record ODI partnership with Carl Hooper for Windies against South Africa

Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Carl Hooper set the record for the highest West Indian ODI partnership of 226 for any wicket at that time
27 May 2020

The Best of Tests: Brian Lara's assault takes West Indies to thrilling one-wicket victory against Australia

It was the time when West Indies were losing more than they were winning and their skipper Brian Lara was under tremendous pressure.
25 May 2020

Cricket World Rewind: #OnThisDay - Sunil Narine is born - maverick who redefined T20 trends twice

May 26, 1988 - At a time when off spinners were beginning to be discarded for their ineffectivity in T20s, Sunil Narine blazed a trail with his gamut of variations
25 May 2020