West Indies vs England 1st ODI: Bravo and Sammy help West Indies draw first blood

         

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Bravo and Sammy demolished England’s bowling attack

West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo and all-rounder Darren Sammy helped their side draw first blood in the first ODI against England in Antigua by hammering rapid half-centuries and taking one wicket each.

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Clarke expresses disappointment towards Warner’s comments

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“I’ve made it very clear to David how disappointed I was, and am, with his comments”

Australia captain Michael Clarke has expressed his disappointment towards opening batsman David Warner’s comments about South Africa wicketkeeper-batsman AB de Villiers tampering with the ball in order to allow the pace attack to get more reverse swing during the second Test in Port Elizabeth.

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Insufficient evidence to show whether Pakistan domestic T20 match was fixed

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“The committee concluded that there is insufficient evidence to support the allegation of unfair play”

The three-man committee created by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to investigate whether match-fixing had occurred during a Faysal Bank T20 Cup match between Sialkot Stallions and Karachi Dolphins on February 11, 2014, have announced that there is insufficient evidence to prove the match was fixed.

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Lokuarachchi failed to report being approached by bookies

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“He was not charged for any corrupt activity and the only offence he had committed was a failure to report an approach made to him”

Sri Lanka batsman Kaushal Lokuarachchi has admitted that he failed to report being approached by bookies during the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).

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England are better off without Pietersen, says Matt Prior

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“They only want people in that dressing room that are going to be passionate about England winning and performing”

England wicketkeeper Matt Prior has announced that the national team are better off without batsman Kevin Pietersen, whose central contract was recently terminated by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).

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‘I would have loved KP to be here’, says Dwayne Bravo

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“Personally I love to see him play – and it would have been good for us to actually play against him”

West Indies ODI captain Dwayne Bravo has admitted that he is disappointed not to be getting the chance to face England batsman Kevin Pietersen during the upcoming limited overs series.

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