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Cricket: T20 World Cup: West Indies are blown away by England in first match

Adil Rashid took four late Windies wickets as England’s bowlers impressed in Dubai
Photo: Adil Rashid took four late Windies wickets as England’s bowlers impressed. Photograph: Satish Kumar/Reuters
at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium – Sat 23 Oct 2021 –  The Guardian

West Indies draw first Test against England – in Antigua

West Indies draw first Test against England – in Antigua
Published on April 18, 2015
NORTH SOUND, Antigua — Jason Holder struck a superb maiden first-class and Test century to guide West Indies to a hard-fought draw in the first Test against England at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground on Friday.

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Jason Holder

The 23-year-old six-footer played a match-saving innings under great pressure to finish 103 not out off 149 balls with 15 fours in 3 1/2 hours. West Indies got support from a crowd of over 9,000 and batted close to 130 overs in their second innings to close on 350-7 after being set 438 to win.

Holder earned the Man-of-the-Match award and shared a resolute seventh-wicket stand of 105 with captain Denesh Ramdin, who made 57 off 141 balls. Continue reading

Cricket: On this day, June 25, 1963- Exactly 50 years ago

On this day, June 25, 1963- Exactly 50 years ago

West Indies vs England, Lord’s 1963: A thriller where all four results were possible till the very end

Butcher

 Guyanese and West Indian Legend Basil Fitzherbert Butcher

This entry was submitted by Dmitri Allicock:

Exactly 50 years ago England and West Indies were involved in one such encounter. It still remains one of the greatest Tests of all time — the balance of which shifted from one side to the other over the five-day period before culminating in one of the greatest climaxes cricket has witnessed.               Continue reading

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