West Indies News

Joe Root celebrates the wicket of Johnson Charles during the World Twenty20 final between England and the West Indies at Eden Gardens on April 3, 2016
Four England players named in ICC team of the tournament
England have four players named in the ICC World Twenty20 Team of the Tournament after finishing as runners-up to the West Indies.
Apr 4, 12:11
Ben Stokes is in need of a hug from a thirsty Midlander after the World Twenty20 final between England and the West Indies at Eden Gardens on April 3, 2016
West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels: 'Ben Stokes doesn't learn'
West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels hits out at "nervous" Ben Stokes following his costly final over in the World Twenty20 final in India.
Apr 4, 10:36
Carlos Brathwaite celebrates dismissing Jos Buttler during the World Twenty20 final between England and the West Indies at Eden Gardens on April 3, 2016
West Indies hero Carlos Brathwaite pays tribute to Marlon Samuels
Carlos Brathwaite is quick to pay tribute to teammate Marlon Samuels after smashing the West Indies to victory in the World Twenty20 final against England.
Apr 3, 18:57
Ben Stokes celebrates his own beauty with Chris Jordan during the World Twenty20 semi-final between England and New Zealand on March 30, 2016
England lose toss, bat first
England will bat first against the West Indies in the final of the ICC World Twenty20.
Apr 3, 14:08
MS Dhoni of India edges the ball and is out caught behind during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between South Africa and India at Melbourne Cricket Ground on February 22, 2015
MS Dhoni: 'Losing toss was pivotal'
India captain MS Dhoni says that losing the toss was a "pivotal" moment in his side's World T20 semi-final defeat to West Indies.
Mar 31, 21:19
West Indies cricketer Marlon Samuels and team captain Darren Sammy celebrate dismissing England's batsman Eoin Morgan during the first T20 match between England and West Indies at the Kensington Oval in Bridgetown on March 9, 2014
Darren Sammy talks up West Indies threat
West Indies captain Darren Sammy insists that his side are not reliant on Chris Gayle ahead of their World Twenty20 final against England.
Mar 31, 20:43
England celebrate taking the wicket of Shahid Afridi during the 3rd International T20 match between Pakistan and England at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on November 30, 2015 in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
England to face New Zealand in last four
New Zealand will stand in England's way of a place in the final of the ongoing ICC World Twenty20 event in India.
Mar 27, 14:10
West Indies captain Darren Sammy plays a shot during day five of the first international cricket Test match between New Zealand and the West Indies at the University Oval in Dunedin on December 6, 2013
Darren Sammy: West Indies "happy" chasing down 182
West Indies skipper Darren Sammy says that his team were not worried by the prospect of chasing down England's victory target of 183 runs.
Mar 16, 18:24
Big Bash star Chris Gayle makes apparently sexist comments to female reporter on January 4, 2016
West Indies opener Chris Gayle to return to Somerset for Twenty20 Blast
Somerset sign West Indies batsman Chris Gayle on a six-match contract for this summer's T20 Blast.
Jan 27, 12:40
Shivnarine Chanderpaul of Derbyshire hits out to the boundary during the Yorkshire Bank 40 match between Derbyshire and Essex at Leek Cricket Club on June 9, 2013
West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul announces international retirement
West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul announces his retirement from international cricket at the age of 41.
Jan 23, 10:27
Big Bash star Chris Gayle makes apparently sexist comments to female reporter on January 4, 2016
Woman claims cricketer Chris Gayle exposed his genitals to her in dressing room
A woman claims that West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle exposed his genitals to her when she entered the dressing room at last year's World Cup in Australia.
Jan 5, 18:57
:England cricketer Eoin Morgan plays a shot during the fourth One Day International (ODI) match between Sri Lanka and England at the R. Premadasa Cricket Stadium in Colombo on December 7, 2014
England in group with holders Sri Lanka, West Indies, South Africa at World T20
England will face holders Sri Lanka, West Indies and South Africa in the group stage of next year's World Twenty20 in India.
Dec 11, 10:04
Coach Phil Simmons of Ireland looks on during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between the West Indies and Ireland at Saxton Field on February 16, 2015
Phil Simmons reinstated as head coach of the West Indies
Phil Simmons is reinstated as West Indies head coach following a suspension for criticising the selection of his one-day international team.
Nov 10, 18:04
West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels celebrates after scoring his century as team captain/wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin looks on during day two of the second Test match between West Indies and England at the Grenada National Stadium in Saint George's on April
Marlon Samuels reported for suspect bowling action
Marlon Samuels is reported for bowling with a suspect action for the third time in his West Indies career.
Oct 19, 10:18
Coach Phil Simmons of Ireland looks on during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between the West Indies and Ireland at Saxton Field on February 16, 2015
Phil Simmons suspended by West Indies over recent ODI comments
Phil Simmons is suspended from his duties as Sri Lanka coach with immediate effect over recent comments made regarding the strength of his one-day international squad.
Sep 28, 17:00
Chris Gayle of Jamaica Tallawash during the Sixth Match of the Cricket Caribbean Premier League between Antigua Hawksbills v Jamaica Tallawash at Providence Stadium on August 4, 2013
West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle sets up "strip club" in his home
West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle reveals that he has built a strip club in his home, which includes a bed beneath a mirrored ceiling.
Sep 15, 11:14
West Indies' Jason Holder prepares to bowl on day three of the second cricket Test between Australia and the West Indies at Sabina Park in Kingston, Jamaica on June 13, 2015
West Indies name Jason Holder as new Test captain
Jason Holder replaces Denesh Ramdin as the West Indies' Test captain.
Sep 5, 00:14
Chris Gayle of Jamaica Tallawash during the Sixth Match of the Cricket Caribbean Premier League between Antigua Hawksbills v Jamaica Tallawash at Providence Stadium on August 4, 2013
Chris Gayle ruled out until December
Chris Gayle confirms that he will be out of action until December after deciding to have surgery on a back problem.
Jul 24, 19:59
Chris Gayle of Jamaica Tallawash during the Sixth Match of the Cricket Caribbean Premier League between Antigua Hawksbills v Jamaica Tallawash at Providence Stadium on August 4, 2013
Chris Gayle bumps into David Beckham while shopping
West Indies batsman Chris Gayle bumps into England football legend David Beckham while shopping in London.
Jun 11, 10:48
James Anderson of England with figures of 6 for 42 acknowledges the crowds applause during day two of the 3rd Test match between West Indies and England at Kensington Oval on May 2, 2015
England slip to fourth in ICC Test rankings following West Indies series draw
England drop to fourth in the Test rankings following their 1-1 series draw with the West Indies in the Caribbean.
May 4, 12:36
England's James Anderson during day 3 of the 4th Ashes Test at Durham on August 11, 2013
James Anderson praises West Indies duo
England bowler James Anderson praises the performances of West Indies duo Darren Bravo and Jermaine Blackwood to help defeat the Three Lions in the third Test.
May 4, 03:38
England's Alastair Cook walks off the field after losing his wicket during day 5 of the 3rd Ashes Test on August 5, 2013
Alastair Cook disappointed with defeat in third Test
England captain Alastair Cook laments his side's poor performance in the defeat in the third Test against West Indies as their series ended in a 1-1 draw.
May 4, 03:18
Moeen Ali of England waits to bat during the tour match between Western Australia 2nd XI and England Performance Programme at James Oval on December 12, 2013
Moeen Ali "felt quite comfortable" batting
England all-rounder Moeen Ali says that he was "comfortable" batting until he was run out in a mix-up with captain Alastair Cook.
May 1, 22:56
Alastair Cook of England speaks at a press conference after defeating Australia during game four of the One Day International series between Australia and England at WACA on January 24, 2014
England win toss, unchanged for third Test match with West Indies
England captain Alastair Cook opts to bat first after winning the toss ahead of the third Test match with West Indies.
May 1, 14:35
Coach Phil Simmons of Ireland looks on during the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup match between the West Indies and Ireland at Saxton Field on February 16, 2015
Phil Simmons encouraged by West Indies performances
Phil Simmons claims that he has been encouraged by the West Indies in the first two Test matches against England.
Apr 29, 04:10
Alastair Cook of England speaks to the media during a press conference at the end of day five of the Second Ashes Test Match between Australia and England at Adelaide Oval on December 9, 2013
Alastair Cook praises England character after triumph in Grenada
Alastair Cook reveals his delight with the attitude shown by his players following England's nine-wicket win over the West Indies in Grenada.
Apr 25, 22:19
West Indies batsmen Kraigg Brathwaite and Darren Bravo confer during day four of the second Test cricket match between the West Indies and England at the Grenada National Stadium in Saint George's on April 24, 2015
Kraigg Brathwaite "very proud" of century
West Indies batsman Kraigg Brathwaite admits that he is "very proud" after scoring a century in the second innings of the second Test against England.
Apr 25, 10:13
Joe Root of England celebrates reaching his century during day three of the 2nd Test match between West Indies and England at the National Cricket Stadium in St George's on April 23, 2015
Joe Root: 'We have to have an excellent day to force a victory'
England batsman Joe Root concedes that his side will need to have an excellent final day to force victory against the West Indies in the second Test in Grenada.
Apr 25, 06:04
Chris Jordan during the England nets session at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium on April 11, 2015
Chris Jordan: 'England could have enjoyed more success'
Chris Jordan admits that England's seamers could have enjoyed more success on the first day of the second Test against the West Indies.
Apr 22, 02:24
West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels celebrates after scoring his century as team captain/wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin looks on during day two of the second Test match between West Indies and England at the Grenada National Stadium in Saint George's on April
Marlon Samuels: 'I'm motivated by talk from England players'
West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels claims that sledging from England players motivated him on the first day of the second Test in Grenada.
Apr 22, 02:08
A general view of a Kookaburra turf four piece cricket ball is seen before play on day one of the Sheffield Shield final match between the Tasmanian Tigers and the New South Wales Blues at Bellerive Oval on March 17, 2011
England, West Indies second Test delayed by rain
The second Test between England and the West Indies in Grenada has been delayed due to rain.
Apr 21, 15:06
West Indies batsman Devon Smith leaves the field after being dimissed off England's bowler Chris Jordan during the second Test match between West Indies and England at the Grenada National Stadium in Saint George's on April 21, 2015
West Indies batsman Devon Smith determined to defy critics
West Indies batsman Devon Smith admits that he has been motivated by criticism of his side to claim positive results in their Test series against England.
Apr 21, 06:04
England captain Alastair Cook during a nets session at the WACA on October 27, 2013
Alastair Cook praises Jason Holder defiance
Alastair Cook gives credit to Jason Holder for earning the West Indies a draw in the first Test as he scored his maiden first-class hundred to deny England victory.
Apr 18, 05:35
James Anderson of England celebrates taking the wicket of Devon Smith of West Indies during day two of the 1st Test match between West Indies and England at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium on April 14, 2015
England require four wickets in final session to beat West Indies
A defiant partnership between Denesh Ramdin and Jason Holder leaves England requiring four wickets after tea to win the first Test against the West Indies in Antigua.
Apr 17, 19:50
West Indies batsman Jermaine Blackwood celebrates scoring his century on day three of the first test match between West Indies and England at the Sir Vivian Richard Stadium in St John's, Antigua on April 15, 2015
Jermaine Blackwood: First Test century is "important milestone"
West Indies batsman Jermaine Blackwood says that he has reached an "important milestone" after scoring his first century in Test cricket.
Apr 15, 22:58
Chris Jordan during the England nets session at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium on April 11, 2015
Chris Jordan pleased with bowling display on second day
Chris Jordan claims that England were pleased with their bowling performance on the second day of the first Test against the West Indies.
Apr 15, 02:39
England's Alastair Cook walks off the field after losing his wicket during day 5 of the 3rd Ashes Test on August 5, 2013
West Indies win toss ahead of first Test with England
West Indies elect to bowl first after winning the toss ahead of the first Test match with England in Antigua.
Apr 13, 14:37
Liam Plunkett of England bowls during a nets session at Headingley on June 19, 2014
Liam Plunkett sends out warning message to West Indies ahead of upcoming series
Fast bowler Liam Plunkett insists that he will do whatever is asked of him during England's upcoming series against West Indies.
Apr 5, 13:36
Chris Gayle of Jamaica Tallawash during the Sixth Match of the Cricket Caribbean Premier League between Antigua Hawksbills v Jamaica Tallawash at Providence Stadium on August 4, 2013
Chris Gayle out of England Test series
A back complaint will force Chris Gayle to miss the upcoming Test series between the West Indies and England.
Mar 25, 14:10
Yorkshire Executive Chairman Colin Graves looks on at the end of play during the LV County Championship Division Two match between Essex and Yorkshire at the Ford County Ground on September 14, 2012
Colin Graves: 'There will be inquiries if England lose to West Indies'
Incoming ECB chairman Colin Graves warns that there could be repercussions should England fail to beat a "mediocre" West Indies side in the upcoming three-Test series.
Mar 24, 19:34