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windy

1. mod. talkative. She’s so windy! Won’t she ever let up?
2. mod. flatulent; having intestinal gas. If you’re windy, why don’t you take the day off? Do us all a favor.
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Once known as the invincible, Windies ruled World Cricket in the 70s-80s with their fastest and most intimidating battery of pace bowlers and created history by winning back-to-back World Cups in 1975 and 1979.
But Tim Bresnan (three for 45) kept his cool to clean bowl the wicketkeeper-batsman and end the match with a wonderfully skilful inswinging yorker as the Windies were bowled out for 278 - handing England a 25-run success.
Sarwan added he was really looking forward towards the Australian tour, and added that he is confident things will go well for the Windies Down Under.
Pollard clubbed 38 off 15 balls as the Windies become the first team of this tournament to pass the 200-run mark.
In terms of the 28 balls to spare, it was Sri Lanka's biggest win as they reached their target of 130 without breaking sweat, while the Windies used up too many dot balls and looked short of quality.
But Samuels, who hit 76 as the Windies finished in a respectable state, was far from impressed with the England fast bowler's tendency to shoot from the lip.
With the Windies on 12 for two, after Dwayne Bravo and Shivnarine Chanderpaul failed to register a run between them from 38 balls, hands were shaken half an hour before the scheduled finish.
The Windies collapsed to 147-8 but a record Windies ninth-wicket stand between Ian Bradshaw and Courtney Browne saw the Windies home.
Gayle's exploits were far and away the highlight of the innings, the Windies skipper crunching five fours and three maximums.
The Windies came into this three-Test series having won only once in their last 13 games against the Aussies, with that one success being a world-record run chase in 2003, so they know it will take something special to taste victory once again.
Clark claimed four wickets on the final day as the tourists bowled the Windies out for 191 to seal a 95-run victory.
Gayle scored an unbeaten 85 as the Windies survived a mid-innings wobble to chase down their Duckworth-Lewis adjusted target of 165 in 30 overs for the loss of six wickets.
But Ian Bell floored the chance and the Windies managed to reach a more respectable 132 for four before bad light stopped play.
Richards has called for a change of leadership of the Windies team who were crushed by 256 runs in the second npower Test with England at Edgbaston.
Following defeat in the first two Tests, the Windies conceded 532 to South Africa.