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Joey Carew 1937-2011

Mischievous West Indies batsman and administrator who took a young Brian Lara under his wing writes Tony Cozier JOEY CAREW’s impact on West Indies cricket cannot possibly be judged by his modest record in 19 Tests, spread over 10 years … Continue reading

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Relief amid Caribbean delight after World T20

For Haroon Lorgat, the International Cricket Council’s chief executive, the third ICC World Twenty20 championship turned out to be “a truly memorable event which showcased the unique culture and passion for cricket in the Caribbean”. At the end of it, … Continue reading

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World Twenty20 needs to win over West Indians

David Morgan and Julian Hunte have welcomed the ICC’s third World Twenty20 championship to the Caribbean with the same predictable platitudes their predecessors did three years ago prior to the World Cup. International Cricket Council (ICC) president Morgan proclaimed that … Continue reading

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England eliminated by touch, not power

There was a certain and satisfying sense of deja vu for the West Indies at the Oval on Monday night. As Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Ramnaresh Sarwan reversed their team’s usual mantra and calmly snatched victory from the jaws of defeat … Continue reading

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Gayle force scatters Aussies and critics

Chris Gayle got a lot off his chest at the Oval against the unfortunate Australians. The West Indies captain had a rough ride in England leading up to the ICC Twenty20 World Championship. He had been repeatedly slated by the … Continue reading

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Weather like Barbados, cricket an embarrassment

When the West Indies were last in England in 2007, the ODIs provided them with the consolation of a 2-1 triumph in the series that followed their 3-0 defeat in the four Tests. Three years before that, the effect of … Continue reading

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Tour cash only consolation for West Indies

It didn’t require Chris Gayle’s provocative, but pertinent, comments to know that this was a tour too far for the West Indies. Their last meaningful break from international cricket was between the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 in South Africa in … Continue reading

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Fielding follies show up West Indies’ short-sighted disregard for lessons of history

It is a recurring and irritating storyline – and one which the West Indies have done nothing to change. The reason for their deflating defeat in the first Test was caused as much by their flurry of missed catches in … Continue reading

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