Tag: West Indies


Secret to Sunil Narine’s success isn’t his craft but his persona

Sunil Narine might not be the man you think he is. The demure, self-effacing cricketer, indifferent to celebrations after nabbing wickets, has three sports cars in his garage, including a Range Rovers that could hit a maximum speed of 234 kph in the blink of an eye, beside four other luxury cards. His face gazes from India’s first live casino and North America’s most trusted optometric firm. He is the unofficial hair-dresser of his Kolkata Knight Riders teammate Andre Russell, the latter says in a podcast on the franchise website. On the dance-floor, he could match the grooves of Russell and Chris Gayle. He has not been the man you thought he was on the field either. Picked as a mystery spinner for seven million dollars in 2012, a hefty fee that he justified in his first three seasons a...

‘India picking 4 spinners for T20 World Cup not…’: Courtney Walsh | Cricket News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: West Indies pace legend Courtney Walsh expressed no surprise at India's strategic move to include four spinners in their T20 World Cup squad, citing it as a strategic alignment with their strengths.India's selectors recently announced the inclusion of Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, and Ravindra Jadeja in their 15-man squad for the prestigious event, scheduled to commence on June 1 in the USA and West Indies."India picking four spinners I'm not surprised... it seems to be their strength," Walsh told PTI on the sidelines of the launch of the Big Cricket League."West Indies have picked three spinners. It's going to be different conditions and everybody has to balance the team," Walsh added.India's skipper Rohit Sharma recently revealed his preference for having fou...