West Indies selector Desmond Haynes confirms that Shimron Hetmyer is in plans for 2023 ODI World Cup

West Indies chief selector Desmond Haynes has confirmed that Shimron Hetmyer did make himself available for the 2023 ODI World Cup qualifiers in Zimbabwe but was not picked. He said that the team management wanted to stick to the players who did well in South Africa earlier this year where West Indies drew the ODI … Read more

‘Paul is a three-dimensional player’ – Desmond Haynes on West Indies recalls Keemo Paul and Motie for World Cup qualifiers

The Cricket West Indies (CWI) Men’s Selection Panel yesterday named the squad to participate in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 Qualifiers. West Indies has recalled all-rounder Keemo Paul and left-arm spinner Gudakesh Motie for the World Cup qualifiers in Zimbabwe in June and July. The poor performances of the West Indies side, who … Read more

I played some national cricket and came into this tournament – Kyle Mayers opens up about half-century against RR

Marcus Stonis’s all-around efforts (a 16-ball 21 & 2-28) helped Lucknow Super Giants secure a 10-run win over Rajasthan Royals, in Jaipur, to retain the second spot on the points table. After posting 154 for 7, courtesy Kyle Mayers’ half-century and Nicholas Pooran’s late blitz, the visitors restricted Royals to 144 for 6, despite an … Read more

Courtney Walsh hopes player development plan continues – “There are a number of youngsters that we had identified”

The West Indies Cricket has acted swiftly to their below-par performance at this year’s ICC Women’s T20 World Cup by announcing head coach, Courtney Walsh, will not have his contract renewed. Walsh took the top job in October of 2020 and led the West Indies to the semi-finals of the 2022 ICC Women’s World Cup … Read more

“I’d rather have a sub-par personal record and win more matches” – Windies batsman Shai Hope still ‘keen’ on Test opportunities

Shai Hope says he has not given up on the dream of forging a successful Test career, despite having not played the longest format in nearly 17 months. Already 29, the stylish right-hander has continued to struggle in Tests, averaging 25 from 38 matches with only two hundred — both coming in the second Test … Read more

‘I told Andre Rusell ‘Go back to domestic cricket and…’ – Virender Sehwag Recalls His Advice To Andre Russell After KKR Star’s Poor Form

With only 61 runs in five matches so far, Andre Russell has gotten off to one of the worst starts in his illustrious IPL career. The big-hitting West Indies all-rounder, who is KKR’s biggest match-winner with the bat, has been uncharacteristically silent in IPL 2023 with both bat and ball. In fact, he didn’t bowl … Read more

“We’ve seen this finishing from MS Dhoni, Stoinis, Pollard…but he’s very different” – Suresh Raina lauds Nicholas Pooran

The 15th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 saw a good match between Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and the KL Rahul-led Lucknow Super Giants (LSG) at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru on Monday, April 10. Nicholas Pooran scored 62 runs off 19 balls as Lucknow Super Giants chased down the target of … Read more

KL Rahul reveals the reasons behind LSG’s purchase of Nicholas Pooran – “A big buy for us and we were very excited again”

Lucknow Super Giants skipper KL Rahul revealed the reason behind the franchise’s purchase of Nicholas Pooran for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 season ahead of their clash against four-time champion Chennai Super Kings. Speaking to Star Sports, Rahul said, “This year we felt like we needed someone in the middle order who can be … Read more

“He didn’t get enough balls to bat,” Virender Sehwag blames RR management for sending Hetmyer at No. 7 vs PBKS

Former India opener Virender Sehwag did not mince his words while pointing out Rajasthan Royals‘ (RR) mistake after their defeat to Punjab Kings (PBKS) on Wednesday (April 5) in Guwahati. RR had sent Shimran Hetmyer at No. 7. This had cost Pink Jersey as they fell short of five runs. RR were at 57/3 in … Read more

IPL 2023: Watch Sunil Narine continues hold over Virat Kohli, beating him with sharp-turning off-break

Sunil Narine continued his excellent head-to-head record against Virat Kohli by bowling the former India captain through the gate with a sharp-turning off-break in KKR’s clash against RCB. RCB were up against it in the second innings of the game after Shardul Thakur’s remarkable rescue act with the bat for KKR, taking them to a … Read more