Former West Indies skipper Darren Sammy has alleged that he was subjected to racist taunts during his stint for Sunrisers Hyderabad in the Indian Premier League (IPL). According to Sammy, he and Sri Lankan all-rounder Thisara Perera were referred to as ‘Kalu’. Sammy revealed that earlier he thought the meaning of the word was strong black man. But, now that he has learnt the actual meaning of the term, he is angry.
West Indian batsman Chris Gayle has launched a scathing attack on former teammate Ramnaresh Sarwan. Referring to the retired cricketer as 'snake' and 'worse than coronavirus', the southpaw termed Sarwan responsible for him not being retained by Caribbean Premier League (CPL) franchise Jamaica Tallawahs.
West Indian legend Brian Lara believes that it is not impossible for players of the current generation to break the record for the highest Test score of 400 set by him. In fact, he even named a few players who, he feels, are capable of breaking the barrier.
Allaying all criticism about not being good at batting first, India put up a sensational display after being sent in, to claim the T20I series against West Indies 2-1. Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul and Virat Kohli all smashed blazing half-centuries to bring the crowd at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai to its feet.