PORT ELIZABETH: West Indian captain Denesh Ramdin said on Thursday he believed his team's problems against South Africa was a lack of self-belief although he stressed several times they were up against the number one team in the world.
BARBADOS: Trent Boult captured the final West Indies wicket in the third over with the second new ball to give New Zealand a tense 53-run win in the deciding third test in Barbados on Monday and a 2-1 series victory. New Zealand won the first test in Jamaica, while West Indies won the second in Trinidad. New Zealand's only previous series win in the West Indies was when they took a 1-0 victory in the two-match series in 2002. The victory with 13.4 overs remaining in the final day's play also completed the third successive…
Kraigg Brathwaite and Chris Gayle led West Indies to 32 without loss, a deficit of 261 runs, at the end of the first day in the third and deciding test against New Zealand in Bridgetown, Barbados on Thursday. Brathwaite, man of the match in the second test in Trinidad following his maiden century, finished on 11 while Gayle was 18 not out after almost being run out for a duck and then smashing a straight six. The visitors were bowled out for 293 after wasting a succession of starts by their middle-order batsmen and the…