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Cricket: Ireland beat West Indies by four wickets in opening World Cup match

Ireland beat West Indies by four wickets in opening World Cup match
Published on February 17, 2015- Caribbean News Now
cricket_icon.jpgNELSON, New Zealand — West Indies suffered a four-wicket defeat against Ireland in their opening match of the ICC Cricket World Cup at Saxton Oval on Monday. The Windies were sent into bat and reached 304-7 off 50 overs. Ireland replied with 307-6 off 45.5 overs to record their first win over the West Indies in an official One-Day International.

 West Indies recovered from 87-5 to post a competitive score on a good pitch. The innings was rebuilt by a superb sixth-wicket stand between Lendl Simmons and Darren Sammy. The pair added 154 runs to equal the West Indies record set by Richie Richardson and Jeff Dujon.

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Cricket: Dwayne Bravo takes over as Windies ODI captain

Dwayne Bravo takes over as Windies ODI captain, Champions Trophy squad named

MAY 5, 2013 | BY  |  – Darren Sammy remains Test and T20 captain

St John’s, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board yesterday announced Dwayne Bravo as West Indies One Day International captain.  The Selection Panel recommended to the Board of Directors that Bravo

Dwayne Bravo

Dwayne Bravo

be appointed captain as the West Indies One Day International Cricket Team and the Board of Directors approved the recommendation.
The Selection Panel has also indicated that Darren Sammy will be retained as West Indies Test and Twenty20 International captain.
Chairman of the Selection Panel, Clyde Butts explained the recommendation

of the Selection Panel: “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. We remain confident in his leadership in these formats and will recommend that he continues as the captain for Test and T20 cricket. However our ODI results have not been as strong and we believe that it is best that we freshen the leadership of the team in this format,” Chairman of the Selection Panel Clyde Butts said.

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