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England in West Indies 2008-09

A long way to go yet, say Holding and Croft

West Indian greats Michael Holding and Colin Croft think the current team still has a long way to go before it can claim to have "turned the corner"

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Pushes for recognition of WSC matches as well

Croft backs first-class status for rebel tours

Colin Croft, the former West Indies fast bowler, has strongly backed the ICC's proposal to confer first-class status to all matches from the rebel tours to South Africa in the 1980s

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West Indies' preparations under fire

Lloyd defends mini-break but Croft hits out

Clive Lloyd, the West Indies manager, has defended the controversial decision to grant his squad a mini-holiday despite standing on the brink of World Cup elimination

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'West Indies are in a very bad state' - Croft

Lara under pressure to keep captaincy

West Indies' dismal efforts in the Super Eights have brought calls for change from fans and experts alike

Rod Gilmour in Hamilton

20-20 World Cricket Classic

Old boys enjoy their days in the sun

Rod Gilmour looks back on the inaugural 20-20 World Cricket Classic in Nassau

The Kenyan lion roars long and loud

© Reuters That first shock referred to, of course, was their win over the West Indies in the 1996 World Cup, and although that line was again remembered when Kenya beat Sri Lanka, I believed more shocks were in store

And now for the big one

Right now, the Kenyan cricket team is like the cartoon character Speedy Gonzales, "the fastest mouse in all Mexico." Try as they might, the cats - or in this case, the big lions - South Africa, the West Indies, New Zealand and even Sri Lanka do not

West Indies late charge evens game up

The West Indies pulled themselves back into the game late in the evening after a very composed 4th wicket partnership of 176 between Murray Goodwin, who made 113; before he was run out going for a non-existent single; and captain, Andy Flower, who