West Indies’ Roston Chase essays a shot during the first ODI against Afghanistan at the Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow on Wednesday. Agence France-Presse
Shamarh Brooks smashed a maiden century before spinners led the bowling charge as West Indies took control of the game in the first Test against a hapless Afghanistan
Rahkeem Cornwall, the heaviest man in Test Cricket, took seven wickets as West Indies skittled out Afghanistan for 187 on the first day of their one-off Test on Wednesday.
Opener Rahmanullah Gurbaz smacked a blitzkrieg half-century as Afghanistan defeated West Indies by 29 runs in the third Twenty20 to claim the series 2-1.
St John’s: West Indies have turned to experience with the recall on Tuesday of veteran duo Sunil Narine and Kieron Pollard for the first two T20s against India next month. Explosive hitter Pollard was left out of the West Indies team for the recent 50-over World Cup and played his last T20 in India last November.
India need another five wickets to win the second Test as New Zealand chase an improbable 540 despite the Kiwis' Mumbai-born Ajaz Patel returning a record 14-225 on Sunday.
In honour of the UAE's 50th National Day, the Al Habtoor Polo Resort and Club hosted an 8-10 goal handicap tournament with the participation of four homegrown teams in the country.
For the first time in its history, the Euro Cup Dragon Boat Championship will take place outside of Europe and will be hosted in Dubai at the Waterfront Market, Deira, on December 10-11.