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Fidel Edwards replaced the injured Ravi Rampaul

County news

Veteran Edwards gets Hampshire Kolpak deal

Hampshire have sought to pep up their pace attack by signing veteran West Indies quick Fidel Edwards on a Kolpak registration for the second part of the 2015 season

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Darren Bravo leaves the field in a cart

England in West Indies 2015

Darren Bravo fit to prepare for England series

Darren Bravo has recovered from the hamstring injury which forced him out of the World Cup after two matches to take his place in West Indies' 20-man training squad ahead of the Test series against England next month

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Chris Gayle raises his bat after bringing up his hundred

County news

Gayle in for a Blast at Somerset

Somerset have made the most high-profile signing to date for this year's NatWest T20 Blast by agreeing a short-term deal with Chris Gayle between his IPL and CPL commitments

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Chris Gayle signs off from the World Cup

NZ v WI, 4th quarter-final, Wellington

'Haven't retired from any format' - Gayle

Chris Gayle is not retiring from any form of the game, but a recurring back injury will keep him out of West Indies' upcoming home Test series against England

Jason Holder and West Indies have a huge uphill task in front of them

New Zealand v West Indies, World Cup 2015, 4th quarter-final, Wellington

'We've never been consistent' - Holder

Holder put the immediate cause of West Indies' exit - Martin Guptil making 237, New Zealand racking up 393 - down to missed opportunities in the field and poor lengths from the bowlers

Martin Guptill celebrates his second World Cup ton

New Zealand v West Indies, World Cup 2015, 4th quarter-final, Wellington

Guptill's 237 drives New Zealand into semi-final

Martin Guptill's unbeaten 237 was the highest World Cup score of all time and the second-highest in all ODIs, but most importantly it ensured New Zealand's progression to the World Cup semi-finals for the seventh time

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Ireland head coach Phil Simmons

West Indies news

Simmons leaves Ireland for West Indies

Phil Simmons is to leave his role as Ireland coach to become the new head coach of West Indies following the World Cup. Simmons, from Trinidad, enjoyed success in his eight years with Ireland and leaves them as the leading Associate nation.