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England v West Indies First test day 3 – Burns, Sibley hold on after Windies take 114-run lead

England openers Dom Sibley and Rory Burns saw off the last 10 overs of the day after West Indies were all out for 318 on Day 3 of the first Test against England, taking a crucial 114-run first innings lead. At stumps, the hosts were 15/0, still training by 99 …

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Eng v WI Test Day 2: West Indies dominate courtesy of Holder’s heroics

West Indies ended the second day of the first Test against England on 57/1 and trail the hosts by 147 runs at the Ageas Bowl. After Dom Bess’ cameo took England past the 200-run mark, West Indies openers John Campbell and Kraigg Brathwaite put up an opening stand of 43 …

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England vs West Indies first Test preview: Time for cricket to adapt to its new normal

Finally, following a gap of of 117 days, the sound of ball hitting the bat will be heard at the international arena. From Wednesday (July 8), at the lush green Rose bowl in Southampton, England and West Indies will play the most anticipated Test match (actually, a cricket match in …

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West Indies tour of England: Kemar Roach not worried about saliva ban

West Indies' Kemar Roach

West Indies pacer Kemar Roach said that the upcoming series in England is not less than the Ashes for his side. Last year West Indies won the trophy and hence, this year they would give their best to defend it. While recalling the 2-1 win against England last year at …

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West Indies tour of England- Ben Stokes v Jason Holder: A duel to look forward to

It might seem like there is not much to look forward to when England lock horns with West Indies at home in a three-match Test series starting with the first game at Southampton on July 8. After all, it’s a battle between a side that is one of the top …

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England name pace-heavy 13-member squad for first West Indies Test

England have decided to name a pace-heavy squad for the much-anticipated first Test against West Indies – a match which will mark the resumption of international cricket in post-COVID era. The 13-member contingent is heavy on the fast bowling department, featuring James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Jofra Archer and Mark Wood …

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England players to carry ‘Black Lives Matter’ logo on shirts throughout West Indies series

The England Test team will wear a ‘Black Lives Matter’ logo on their playing shirts when they face West Indies in the upcoming three-match Test Series, starting Wednesday 8 July in South. The decision was taken by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), fully supported by the England players …

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West Indies legend Sir Everton Weekes passes away

Legendary West Indies batsman Sir Everton Weekes has passed away. He was 95. He breathed his last at the Christ Church home on Wednesday in Barbados. He made his Test debut at age 22 against England at Kensington Oval in 1948 under the captaincy of George Headley. His final match …

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Sunil Gavaskar still clueless about why he was removed from captaincy after West Indies series win

Former India batsman Sunil Gavaskar still doesn’t know the reason behind his removal as captain after he led India to a 1-0 win over the mighty West Indies at home in 1978-79. Not only that, he had scored over 700 runs during the course of the six-match series as well, …

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