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Windies pay back US$3m to ECB

Cricket West Indies (CWI) has come good on their promise and has repaid the England Cricket Board (ECB) the US$3M (TT$20.2m) loan that the organisation got in May to help settle players’ outstanding salaries.This was revealed by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of CWI Johnny Grave in an interview with Guardian Media Sports yesterday.According to G
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(Trinidad Guardian) South African players Tabraiz Shamsi and Rassie Van der Dussen will not feature in this year’s Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20 tournament this year.Both men are having problems securing a travel visa to get to T&T in time for August 1 to go into quarantine ahead of the tournament. Shamsi was drafted by the Jamaica Ta
 West Indies as separate cricketing countries?ByJordan Gommer- July 2020  Here’s a curly question for you: how many countries are members of the International Cricket Council?If you’re a true cricket fanatic, you may know how many members there are of the ICC – 104 (12 full members and 92 Associates, though four of them are suspended
Simmons: “For me, we lost control of the game in 5 or 6 overs with the new ball yesterday evening. We were in a place where we were in a good position to bat through the day and through some of today and close off the game, but a spell from Broad there is where we lost the game"
England began the day 37-2 in their second innings, leading by 219 and needing quick runs before trying to take 10 wickets. A superb onslaught from Stokes (78no off 57 balls) saw 92 added in 11 overs, triggering a declaration which left the West Indies 312 to chase in 85 overs.Hopes of the Windies reaching that target, or holding out for a draw tha
 Ben Stokes: "The way we bowled all day was unbelievable. I think the way Broady has come back and has been absolutely awesome. Everyone has put their hands up and contributed to a great win."
Stokes cracked 78 not out from 57 balls to allow England to declare on 129-3, setting West Indies 312 to win or 85 overs to survive.Broad took 3-1 on the fourth evening and tore through the top order with three more wickets on Monday to leave West Indies 37-4.Their recovery came in the shape of a century partnership between Jermaine Blackwood and S
The Day 5 drama of cricket. England won and all my money to the ben stokes the way he played in either of the innings which levelled the series 1-1 to mark it for the Decider at the tail-end of this week.
Who is Joshua Da Silva and is he a future West Indies opener?by Wisden Staff Joshua Da Silva caught the eye of many onlookers when scoring an unbeaten 133 in West Indies’ final intra-squad warm-up game at Old Trafford. But what’s his story, and could he make a debut this series?In the run-up to the Caribbean red-ball campaign, Joshua Da Silva was a
Jofra Archer has been left out of the England side for the second Test against West Indies at Emirates Old Trafford following a breach of the team's biosecurity protocols.Archer was included in England's 13-man squad on Wednesday, but the ECB released a statement at 8am on the morning of the Test saying that he had been "excluded" and would enter s

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For many years the West Indies team ruled the cricket world, playing undefeated in a Test series for over 15 years. Recently the West Indies team has suffered several losses but with the emergence of new high-calibre players the future for the West Indies cricket team looks very good!

West Indians are passionate about their cricket, quick to cheer when the team performs well but also quick to criticize a poor performance. Thousands of West Indians always turn out to watch their team play .... and hopefully win!

Cricket is seen as a unifying force in the West Indies, bringing together players (and supporters) from across the region. This gentleman's game has brought considerable exposure to the islands of the Caribbean, with the West Indian cricketers being remembered not only for their incredible talent and skills but also for their deportment and sense of fair play.

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