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Last Updated: Tuesday, 25 November, 2003, 14:41 GMT

Brian Lara Lara back as Windies captain
Brian Lara is appointed as West Indies skipper for the Test series against Australia.

Roger Harper Harper highlights problems
Coach Roger Harper says regional rivalries are undermining West Indies cricket.

Carl Hooper Hooper happy with performance
Windies captain Carl Hooper says his team can take heart from the World Cup despite their elimination.


MORE STORIES

World Cup fallout
Failure in cricket's global showpiece has seen heads roll in several of the vanquished teams.

West Indies: Where it went wrong
Eliminated West Indies suffered dastardly luck throughout the World Cup, but they did not help themselves either.

Hooper ponders future
West Indies captain Carl Hooper reveals he is contemplating retirement.

Holding calls for rethink
Awarding Zimbabwe and Kenya the points for forfeited matches damages the World Cup, Michael Holding believes.


MATCH REPORTS

Windies overwhelm Kenya
The West Indies beat Kenya by 142 runs in the final group game of the World Cup.

Sri Lanka scrape home
The West Indies fall just six runs short after a thrilling run chase against Sri Lanka.

West Indies thrash Canada
Brilliant batting guides West Indies to an easy victory over Canada in a thrilling match at Centurion Park.

Windies game called off
South Africa are given a World Cup lifeline after West Indies' match against Bangladesh is rained off.

Kiwi fightback shatters Windies
New Zealand keep their World Cup hopes alive with a thrilling 20-run win over West Indies.

Lara inspires Windies
Brian Lara hits a century as West Indies stun South Africa by three runs in the opening World Cup match.


2007 WORLD CUP

Plans take shape for 2007 Cup
With World Cup 2003 still in full swing, organisers are already looking ahead to the 2007 event in the West Indies.

USA could host 2007 matches
America bids to stage several matches at the 2007 World Cup and Disney World could even be used as a venue.

Cricket's next hot spot?
With America set to host World Cup games in 2007, BBC Sport takes a look at cricket Stateside.


OTHER NEWS AND FEATURES

What is the World Cup coming to?
The Super Six stage is upon us, but are the six best teams playing?

Windies find new master blaster
Explosive batsman Ricardo Powell is emerging as a key figure in the West Indies' World Cup campaign.

Battle of the giants
The current Australia one-day side bears comparison with the great West Indies team of the 1980s - but which is better?

Lara scuppers SA again
Brian Lara single-handedly denies South Africa, just as he did in the 1996 World Cup.

Local insight benefits Windies pair
West Indies have gambled on Vasbert Drakes and Nixon McLean's knowledge of South African conditions.

Lara wants to be number one
Brian Lara insists he is back to his best and says West Indies can win the World Cup.

Windies dispute settled
The West Indies squad solve a dispute with their cricket board over sponsorship cash at the World Cup.

World Cup kings of yesteryear
The West Indies can look back on a proud history in the World Cup, having won the first two tournaments in the 1970s.

Why the World Cup needs Lara
Some West Indian observers reckon the team can perform at the World Cup without Brian Lara. Are they mad?

Windies snatch last-gasp win
The West Indies had to rely on a record last-wicket stand to beat Pakistan in 1975.



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