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Windies to face India in 3 Tests

Mumbai, India, CMC – The Ferozshah Kotla in Delhi will host the first of three Test matches between India and the West Indies next month.

The match will run from November 6-10, with the two other Tests taking place at Eden Gardens in Kolkata from November 14-18 and at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai from November 22-26.

India are also to play five One-Day Internationals against the West Indies, but the Indian Cricket Board said it would announce that itinerary later.

Windies bat first, Sammy out with illness

Dhaka, Bangladesh – Bangladesh won the toss and decided to bat first against West Indies in the first One-Day International at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium on Thursday.

The West Indies are being led by wicket-keeper/batsman Denesh Ramdin. Captain Darren Sammy is suffering from upset stomach and is unavailable for selection.

PREVIEW: 1st ODI at Mirpur

Dhaka, Bangladesh – West Indies captain Darren Sammy said on Wednesday he was confident his team will come back strongly in the three-match One-Day Series after opening the Bangladesh tour with a close defeat.

The Windies lost the one-off Twenty20 International by three wickets in a thrilling finish in Dhaka on Tuesday, with Bangladesh’s new captain Mushfiqur Rahim smashing a six off the penultimate ball.

“This is the start of the tour, so we will regroup and come back,” Sammy said ahead of the first ODI in Dhaka on Thursday.

Polly wants to contribute

Dhaka, Bangladesh – Kieron Pollard is set to make a return to West Indies colours on Thursday.

The big allrounder spent all of Wednesday afternoon in the nets at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium and he is eager to make an impact against Bangladesh in the first One-Day International.

First ball on Thursday is 1.30 pm (3.30 am Eastern Caribbean Time/2.30 am Jamaica Time).

Speaking ahead of the match Pollard outlined how vitally important it is for the Windies to put Tuesday’s T20 defeat behind them.

WICB announces Clive Lloyd Trophy

Georgetown, Guyana – The West Indies Cricket Board today announced that the Regional Super50 winner’s trophy will be named after one of the most revered leaders in the history of world sport – Clive Hubert Lloyd.

The legendary former West Indies captain was chosen particularly in recognition of his leading the West Indies to lifting the first two Cricket World Cups in 1975 and 1979.

The trophy has been named The Clive Lloyd Trophy and will be the trophy for which teams compete in the Regional Super50 from now on.

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