West Indies Cricket Team

The West Indian cricket team is a multi-national team that represents a sporting union of twelve English-speaking Caribbean countries as well as British dependencies. This team is colloquially called as the Windies.

West Indies got their first official international test grant in 1928. During the earlier period of playing Test cricket they had some good players but the West Indies Test Cricket team met with limited success. By the 1960s the team altered from a white-dominated to a black-dominated side. In the 1970s the Windies were acknowledged as unofficial world champions and the team maintained this reputation in the 1980s also. The team was known for the four man fast bowling attack supported by some very good batsmen. In 1984 the team had a rein of 11 continuous Test triumphs.

Many famous players like Curtly Ambrose, Ian Bishop, Jeff Dujon, Carl Hooper, Richie Richardson, Courtney Walsh, Jimmy Adams, Ridley Jacobs, Brian Lara, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Ramnaresh Sarwan, Chris Gayle and Corey Collymore were all part of the team at one stage or the other.

Of the Twenty20 internationals the West Indies Cricket team have played only 7 of these. Their first match was against New Zealand which was the first ever tie to take place which was lost by the West Indies on a bowl-out. In the second match the West Indies defeated England at the Oval by 15 runs however in the return match played at the Brit Oval the West Indies were defeated by five wickets. The number four and five matches took place in the ICC World Twenty20 Cup in 2007 and both these were lost to Bangladesh and hosts South Africa.

The Twenty20 World-cup saw the West Indian team very less success. Due to their inconsistent and declining performance the West Indies were ruled out of the tournament on January 18th 2008.

Major Achievements

2 World Cup titles (1975, 1979)2004 ICC Champions Trophy title.

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Match Results

Afghanistan

Afghanistan won a game against West Indies (156 - 127) in the Twenty20 Internationals -

Afghanistan

Afghanistan won a game against West Indies (147 - 106) in the Twenty20 Internationals -

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West Indies won a game against Afghanistan (164 - 134) in the Twenty20 Internationals -

West Indies

West Indies won a game against Afghanistan (253 - 249) in the ICC ODI Championship -

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Team Roster

Name Position
Christopher Barnwell all-rounder
Sulieman Benn all-rounder
Nkruma Eljego Bonner all-rounder
Carlos Ricardo Brathwaite all-rounder
Dwayne James John Bravo all-rounder
Miguel Lamar Cummins all-rounder
Assad Badyr Fudadin all-rounder
Christopher Henry Gayle all-rounder
Jason Holder all-rounder
Alzarri Joseph all-rounder
Reon King all-rounder
Garey Earl Mathurin all-rounder
Sunil Narine all-rounder
Kieron Adrian Pollard all-rounder
Rovman Powell all-rounder
Andre Russell all-rounder
Darren Sammy all-rounder
Lendl Simmons all-rounder
Roston Lamar Chase batsman
Miles Cameron Bascombe batsman
Jermaine Blackwood batsman
Kraigg Brathwaite batsman
Darren Bravo batsman
Jonathan Lyndon Carter batsman
Rajendra Chandrika batsman
Sewnarine Chattergoon batsman
Andre Fletcher batsman
Daren Ganga batsman
Shai Diego Hope batsman
Leon Johnson batsman
Evin Lewis batsman
Jason Mohammed batsman
Brenton Parchment batsman
Kieran Powell batsman
Marlon Samuels batsman
Kesrick Williams batsman
Samuel Badree bowler
Devendra Bishoo bowler
Deighton Butler bowler
Jerome Everton bowler
Shannon Gabriel bowler
Ryan Hinds bowler
Amit Jaggernauth bowler
Anthony Martin bowler
Nikita Miller bowler
Ashley Nurse bowler
Ravindranath Rampaul bowler
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Shane Shillingford bowler
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Dwight Washington bowler
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Johnson Charles wicket-keeper
Derwin O'Neil Christian wicket-keeper
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