Chanderpaul stunned the cricketing world with a final ball
sixer to power the West Indies to a breathtaking win in the
first ODI at Port of Spain. Needing 13 to get from the last
over with just the one wicket in hand, West Indies were
realistically out of the match when the equation turned out
to be 10 from the last two deliveries!
Cricket was at its best at the Queen's Park Oval in Port of
Spain. On a pitch that had good bit of life for the bowlers,
West Indies' bowling came good and when it mattered, the
batsmen delivered to chase a competitive target of 253 to
draw the 2-Test Series 1-1...Read
Lanka hung onto a nervous maiden test victory in the
Caribbean after overcoming several obstacles on the final
day's play at the Providence Stadium. The West Indies'
Captain Chris Gayle, who had demoted himself to the middle
order held the fort almost till the end with the support of
Indies are off to a bad start with the bat in their first
innings having lost their Skipper Chris Gayle cheaply. The
homeside is up against a tall score of 476 made by the
Lankans on a pitch that should be to the liking of the
destructive Muttiah Muralitharan...Read
Warnapura, the left handed opening batsman carried on with
his good form shown in the warm-up game a few days back with
a maiden test match hundred. On the opening day of the first
test at the Providence Stadium, Sri Lanka are very much on
track to get to a healthy first innings total...Read
Sri Lanka had a
good outing at the Providence Stadium in Guyana in the
warm-up 3-day match against Guyana with both the batsmen and
bowlers coming good. This is the same venue where the first
test is going to be played from the 22nd...
Sarwan will be making his full comeback to International
Cricket in the home Test Series against Sri Lanka which
starts on the 22nd of March. Sarwan, however will not be
back as the Captain with the Selectors deciding to continue
with Chris Gayle...
Lanka's Test and ODI Squads for West Indies is without their
star bowler - Lasith Malinga and also all rounder Farveez
Maharoof. The Caribbean crowds will not be able to see the
explosive Master Blaster - Sanath Jayasuriya as well...