Colombo, Sri Lanka – There was no play on the field today but there was still plenty of action in the West Indies camp as they prepare for the upcoming battle against Sri Lanka. The Windies were kept indoors on Thursday as the second day of their three-day match against the Sri Lanka Cricket President's XI was washed out but the management staff and the players hit the gym and the pool to put in some hard work.
Colombo, Sri Lanka – The West Indies players were kept indoors on Thursday as the scheduled second day of their three-day match against the Sri Lanka Cricket President's XI was washed out. Heavy rain overnight left the SSC ground flooded. The rain continued into early morning and play on Friday is also in doubt in what is the only warm-up match ahead of the three-match ERI Test Series.
St John's Antigua - The Board of Control for Cricket in India has advised the West Indies Cricket Board that some national boards* have requested that the deadline for the registration of the overseas players with the Indian Premier League be extended.
Colombo, Sri Lanka – It was a tough start to the Sri Lanka tour for the West Indies batsmen, but the bowlers hit back to keep the team in the match on the opening day of the three-day match against Sri Lanka Cricket President's XI.
Full scoreboard from the first day of the three-day match between West Indies and Sri Lanka Cricket President’s XI at the Singhalese Sports Club on Wednesday. (12 players per team; 11 to bat) Toss: West Indies West Indies 1st innings Chris Gayle c b Welegedara 5 Adrian Barath c wk Jayawardena b Welegedara 21 Darren Bravo b Thushara 1 Shiv Chanderpaul c wk Jayawardena b Thushara 33 Brendan Nash c wk Jayawardena b Bandara 62 Dwayne Bravo lbw b Welegedara 5 Carlton Baugh not out 16