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Explosive West Indies opener Chris Gayle launched his autobiography ‘Six Machine' on the outskirts of Delhi on Friday. The book was unveiled Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Anurag Thakur.

"I'm really excited about releasing my first book. I hope it can reach far and wide, through cricket and beyond, for there are stories to tell and secrets I've waited a long time to share. Being me is fun. I don't believe in boring. And 'Six Machine' is me, in every way," Gayle said in a statement.

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Out-of-favor West Indies all-rounder Rayad Emrit has questioned his exclusion from the squads for T20 and One Day International (ODI) series against Pakistan starting later this month.

Emrit, 35, says he is "very disappointed" that he has not been selected since he has been a "consistent" performer throughout the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and the WICB Super 50 tournaments, reports CMC.

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Rookies Nicholas Pooran and Rovman Powell are set to make their international debuts after being named in a West Indies Twenty20 15-man squad to face Pakistan later this month.

Both players were on Monday rewarded for stirring performances in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) and were the only new faces in the squad which will once again be led by emerging all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite, reports CMC.

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Michael Muirhead is stepping down as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), the board confirmed on Friday.

A WICB statement said Muirhead will not be renewing his contract and will officially demit office on October 14 this year, reports CMC.

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Newly-appointed bowling coach Courtney Walsh thinks the Bangladesh cricket team has a "talented bunch of players" and is looking forward to begin working with them.

The West Indies fast bowling great agreed to a three-year contract with the Bangladesh Cricket Board which begins this week, the board said on Thursday, reports bdnews24.com.

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Former West Indies great Courtney Andrew Walsh has joined the Bangladesh National Cricket Team as its Specialist Bowling Coach. The record wicket-taker for the West Indies in Tests with 519 scalps to his name, Walsh has performed a variety of roles since retiring from international cricket in 2001 including coaching and talent spotting work, especially with fast bowlers and mentoring teams.

He has managed the West Indies Under 19 side, had been a bowling consultant for the Jamaica Tallawahs in the Caribbean Premier League, was a part of the coaching team for the ICC Americas Cricket Combine and more recently, a selector of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB). Walsh has reached an agreement with the BCB which is effective from 01 September 2016 and runs up to the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup in England.

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ashwinRain brought a premature end to the second Twenty20 International cricket match between India and the West Indies at the Central Broward Regional Park Stadium Turf Ground in Miami, Florida on Sunday shortly after India started their innings. The abandonment of the game meant that the Windies won the two match series 1-0 on account of their thrilling 1 run victory in the opening T20 international yesterday.

After bowling out the West Indies for 143 in 19.4 overs, India were 15/0 in two overs when the dark clouds hovering over Lauderhill opened up, bringing an early end to the game.

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