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Sri Lanka v West Indies, 1st Test, Galle

Ambrose wants short, intense spells from WI quicks

Oct 13, 2015: West Indies' seamers bring more wickets and experience to this series than their counterparts, but will still have to deliver brief, intense spells to be successful in Sri Lanka, bowling coach Curtly Ambrose has said

Andrew Fidel Fernando in Galle

West Indies in Sri Lanka 2015-16

Wet October casts shadow over teams in flux

Oct 12, 2015: Jason Holder and Angelo Mathews will both be looking to mould their young sides in the upcoming series, but with rain forecast throughout the week in Sri Lanka, the prospect of uninterrupted cricket appears gloom

Andrew Fidel Fernando

West Indies in Sri Lanka 2015-16

Holder hopes for swift Simmons resolution

Oct 7, 2015: West Indies captain Jason Holder said that the fate of suspended head coach Phil Simmons lay "with Phil and the board" but added that he had been a "wonderful inspiration" during his brief time in charge

Andrew Fidel Fernando

West Indies news

Holder offered professional support system by WICB

Sep 25, 2015: The West Indies Cricket Board has offered professional support services to West Indies' young captains Jason Holder and Stafanie Taylor

ESPNcricinfo staff

West Indies news

Richards backs Holder as Test captain

Sep 20, 2015: Viv Richards has supported Jason Holder's promotion to the West Indies Test captaincy, saying the allrounder had the ability and was not too young for the job

ESPNcricinfo staff

West Indies news

'Holder will need to separate the politics' - Smith

Sep 17, 2015: Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith has backed Jason Holder's appointment as West Indies captain but hopes he can separate the politics from the playing

Andrew Miller

West Indies news

Holder as captain an 'excellent choice' - Lara

Sep 15, 2015: Former West Indies batsman Brian Lara has come out in support of Jason Holder as captain of the Test team, calling the decision an "excellent choice"

ESPNcricinfo staff

West Indies news

Holder focuses on setting benchmark for Test team

Sep 15, 2015: Jason Holder has said that setting a standard for performance within the team will be his first priority when he takes charge as West Indies' Test captain on the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka

ESPNcricinfo staff

Holder's influence on players will be crucial

Sep 6, 2015: As a young Test captain, Jason Holder should be judged on how much he can extract out of an inexperienced team on the tours of Sri Lanka and Australia

Tony Cozier

West Indies in Sri Lanka 2015-16

Holder replaces Ramdin as captain for SL Tests

Sep 4, 2015: Fast bowler Jason Holder has replaced Denesh Ramdin as captain of West Indies for the upcoming Test matches against Sri Lanka

ESPNcricinfo staff

Barbados Tridents v Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel, CPL 2015, Bridgetown

Holder sets up crushing Tridents win

Jun 26, 2015: Jason Holder claimed figures of 3 for 11 in four overs, including a maiden, to set up Barbados Tridents' third win in a row

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia in West Indies 2015

Less growing, more pains for West Indies

Jun 15, 2015: Dropping Shivnarine Chanderpaul before the series provided opportunities for younger players, but the West Indies' lack of batting depth was ruthlessly exposed in his absence

Daniel Brettig

West Indies v Australia, 2nd Test, Jamaica, 3rd day

Holder overcomes verbal barrage

Jun 13, 2015: Jason Holder's mental strength was on display on the third day against Australia in Kingston, where he scored an unbeaten 82 despite what he called "a lot of chirping" from the Australians

Daniel Brettig in Kingston


No. 8 batsmen and 9th-wicket stands

Jun 13, 2015: Stats highlights from the third day of the second Test between Australia and West Indies at Sabina Park, Jamaica

Bishen Jeswant

West Indies v Australia, 1st Test, Roseau, 1st day

'Important we don't go backwards' - Jason Holder

Jun 4, 2015: Jason Holder accepted that his team had to step up if they were to challenge Australia in the first Test at Dominica and he also felt that the pitch would get tougher to bat on as the match progressed

Daniel Brettig in Roseau

'West Indies could be up there in five years'

May 22, 2015: Jason Holder on his captaincy, the CPL, and why he backs the proposed changes to the ODI rules

Interview by Jonhenry Wilson

England in West Indies 2015

Young generation offers West Indies hope

May 4, 2015: The game in the Caribbean remains in a fragile state, but the likes of Jermaine Blackwood and Jason Holder suggest that rebuilding is possible

Andrew McGlashan

West Indies lacking in self-belief despite draw

Apr 19, 2015: The Antigua result may have restored some pride, but the batsmen were careless on many occasions and the bowlers guilty of letting the game drift

Tony Cozier

West Indies v England, 1st Test, North Sound, 5th day

Composed Holder shows the way

Apr 17, 2015: With Jason Holder in the side, there is hope that West Indies could return to a time when success was measured not by bling or bank balance, not by strutting or swagger, but by deeds on the pitch.

George Dobell at North Sound

West Indies v England, 1st Test, North Sound, 5th day

Holder ton saves WI on Anderson's record day

Apr 17, 2015: Six years ago England were denied by West Indies' last-wicket pair in Antigua but in 2015 it was an outstanding maiden first-class hundred from Jason Holder which earned the hosts a draw

The Report by Andrew McGlashan
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