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ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies Selection Panel today named the 14-man squad for the first four matches of the upcoming Tri Nation One-Day International Series.

The squad includes two players who are yet to play in ODIs for the West Indies. These are: off-spinner Ashley Nurse, who was a member of the West Indies team which won the ICC World T20 last month; and fast bowler Shannon Gabriel, who has played 16 Test matches.

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St. John’s, ANTIGUA – West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has appointed Kyazoonga as its new ticketing partner for its home series in all formats in the region.

Tickets for the upcoming one-day international tri-series with West Indies, Australia and South Africa, which begins on Friday, June 3 in Guyana, will be available on this new platform.

Kyazoonga is a worldwide leader in supplying ticketing systems and services to the sports, entertainment and leisure industries and they are already the partners for the Caribbean Premier League.

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Photo: West Indies Women celebrate after defeating the New Zealand Women to advance to the Women's World Twenty20 final for the very first time. The West Indies will face the three times champions Australia in the finals on Sunday. (Photo courtesy ESPN CRICINFO)

Led by a brillant half-century from Britney Cooper the West Indies beat New Zealand by six runs in Mumbai on Thursday to reach the Women's World Twenty20 final for the first time.

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St. John’s, ANTIGUA - The report of the findings from the “alleged interference” in the selection process for the senior men’s team is in. The report also features a seven-point recommendation going forward.

Interviews were conducted with nine West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) personnel and the three cases which were under scrutiny was one home test series against Australia; one away one-day international series against Zimbabwe (which was cancelled) and the away ODI series against Sri Lanka…all in 2015.

 

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When both team met earlier this year in the Caribbean, it was a clean sweep for the touring side as Australia won 2-0, but the tour down under that will get on its way on Wednesday grants the West Indies team an opportunity for redemption.

Captain Jason Holder is expecting a more consistent performance from his team in the upcoming three-match Test series against Australia.

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Photo: Jamaican goal attack Shanice Beckford in full flight. Looking on is centre Paula Thompson. (file photo)

Heavy favourites Jamaica struggled to get past underdogs Malawi in their final second round match on Thursday night (local time) edging the contest 62-61 to set up a semi-final matchup with hosts Australia.

The Sunshine Girls seemed to be in control of the game up to the half time break winning the first quarter 19-13 and the second quarter 19-16 for a first half lead of 38-29.

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Jamaica is on a mission in Australia at the Netball World Cup. That is to win gold. Called “Gold Rush Down Under” the mission is to break the strangle hold of the top two, hosts Australia and their near neighbours New Zealand, over the top spot in netball.

The opening game against Samoa showed just how serious the Sunshine Girls are as they crushed their opponents 90-44 in the first game of Pool B on Thursday night local time, to record the highest team score and the largest margin of victory on Day 1.

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Photo: Ian Bell on the go for England. (Reuters)

England thrashed Australia at Edgbaston inside three days, to take a 2-1 lead in the Ashes Series on Friday. The eight wickets win now puts them in poll position to regain the Ashes on home soil.

After bowling out the Aussies on day one for a mere 136, England failed to really distinguish themselves with the bat, putting only 281 runs on the board, for a first innings lead of 145 runs.

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Photo: Steven Smith scored 199 and 54 not out to set up the massive Australia win by 277 runs over the West Indies at Sabina Park inside four days as the tourists ran out 2-0 series winners.

Australia won the second Test against the West Indies by a margin of 277 runs, inside four days at Sabina Park to win the series 2-0 and retain the Sir Frank Worrell Trophy.

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