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CPL 18: In defence of DJ Bravo (Part 3): Inside the mind of the TKR captain 

Steve Smith had not bowled in a competitive match for at least two years before Barbados Tridents’ captain Jason Holder called him up to bowl in the August 22 game against the Jamaica Tallawahs. Smith claimed two crucial wickets, conceded a mere 19 runs in his three overs and thus …

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CPL 18: In defence of DJ Bravo Pt 2; why Narine will still open and DJB will bowl at the death

With the exception of Tom Moody, who has been a high-level coach, I can’t say for certain that the television analysts quite understand the nuances of the T20 format. Since Andre Russell’s blitzkrieg at the Queen’s Park Oval, they have almost continually complained about the Tallawahs’ batting order. They keep …

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CPL 18: Super display from Russell stuns Oval; champs TKR edged in record breaking affair

New Jamaica Tallawahs captain Andre Russell had the performance of a lifetime last night, as he almost singlehandedly pulled his team to victory in an enthralling Caribbean Premier League (CPL) encounter against Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) at the Queen’s Park Oval in Port of Spain. TKR—the defending CPL champions and, …

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Polly puts the CPL mantle on as WI welcomes Bangladesh

Earl Best looks back at the 2014 Limacol CPL and forward to Bangladesh’s Caribbean tour: Congratulations are in order for Keiron Pollard and his victorious Barbados Tridents. The heavens had to intervene to hand them the 2014 Caribbean Premier League title but it wasn’t quite the miracle I had said …

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Stabilising the West Indies cricket team

The West Indies cricket team’s 3-0 One-Day International (ODI) triumph against Zimbabwe marks the 16th time that the regional team has swept an opposing nation since a 1976 whitewash away to England under legendary captain Clive Lloyd. There is little similarity between those two emphatic series. Zimbabwe is clearly a minnow …

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