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Cricket: Bravo brothers help Windies beat Pakistan

Pakistan returned to their self-destructive ways as West Indies completed a 37-run victory in the second One-Day International at the Guyana National Stadium on Tuesday. Solid contributions by the Bravo brothers, Darren and Dwayne, boosted the West Indies batting effort after they had gotten off to the worst possible start when giant left-arm fast bowler Mohammed Irfan had Chris Gayle caught at the wicket in the first over of the day.

Cricket: Sri Lanka hit 219-8 against Windies

Sri Lanka totalled 219 for eight batting first the fifth match of the Tri-Nation Series against the West Indies at Queen's Park Oval on Monday. In a match reduced to 41 overs-per-side by showers that forced it into a reserve day, the West Indies have been set a victory target of 230 on the Duckworth/Lewis Scoring Method. str/lp

Cricket: Rain postpones Windies-Sri Lanka to Monday

Torrential showers have forced the abandonment of play in the fifth match of the Tri-Nation Series between the West Indies and Sri Lanka at the Queen's Park Oval on Sunday. The match will resume, weather permitting, on Monday with the Sri Lankans at 60 for three off 19 overs after being put in to bat. str/bc

Cricket: Rain postpones Windies-Sri Lanka to Monday

Torrential showers forced the abandonment of play after 19 overs of the fifth match of the Tri-Nation Series between the West Indies and Sri Lanka at the Queen's Park Oval on Sunday. Weather permitting, the match will continue on the reserve day, Monday, with the Sri Lankans at 60 for three and seeking to recover from a wobbly opening after they were put in to bat by West Indies stand-in captain Kieron Pollard.

Cricket: Rain halts Windies-Sri Lanka

Rain has halted play in the fifth match of the Tri-Nation Series between the West Indies and Sri Lanka on Sunday. Put in to bat, the Sri Lankans were 60 for three after 19 overs when the rain came. str/lp

Cricket: Windies, India resume ODI after rain delay

Play has resumed at Queen's Park Oval after a 90-minute interruption for rain during the fourth match of the Tri-Nation Series between the West Indies and India on Friday. Due to the loss of playing time, the West Indies have been set a revised target of 274 off 39 overs after India totalled 311 for seven batting first. Latest score: West Indies 69 for five off 14 overs. str/mw

Cricket: Windies-India ODI hit by rain

Rain has interrupted play at the Queen's Park Oval in the fourth match of the Tri-Nation Series with the West Indies at 56 for two after seven overs in reply to India's total of 311-7 on Friday. str/lp

Cricket: Bring on India, says Windies' Bravo

West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo is confident of containing India's batting firepower when the two sides meet in a key Champions Trophy match at the Oval on Tuesday. The winner is almost certain to take one of the two semi-final berths from group B after both teams won their opening games, albeit in contrasting fashion. India, the reigning World Cup champions, brushed aside injury-hit South Africa by 26 runs in Cardiff after an impressive batting display saw them post a commanding 331-7.

Cricket: Dwayne Bravo leads Windies at Champions Trophy

All-rounder Dwayne Bravo was Saturday named as West Indies captain for next month's Champions Trophy, replacing Darren Sammy who stays in charge of the Test and Twenty20 squads. Bravo, who took over from Sammy for the three-match whitewash of Zimbabwe in the Caribbean this year, leads a 15-man squad for the June 6-23 tournament in England. "Our results in Tests and T20s have been showing consistent improvement and Sammy deserves every kudos for the work he has done in leading and moulding the team in these formats," said Clyde Butts, chairman of the selection panel.

Former Windies captain hails Sammy's passion, dependability

Cricket legend Brian Lara says his decision in the past to select Darren Sammy as a member of the West Indies team was based more on the player's passion for the game and his dependability than cricketing ability.Lara has revealed that Sammy was one of the last two players he decided to select in a 14 man squad after ignoring suggestions to pick two other players whom he claimed were ill disciplined.“I remember picking Darren Sammy; not for his cricketing ability, but for the way he carried about himself,” said Lara, the former West Indies captain.“We were going to pla
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