Former captain and West Indies Cricket Board selection committee chairman Clive Lloyd on Saturday apologised for the Caribbean team's unprecedented move to pull out of remainder of India tour in the wake of an acrimonious pay dispute with WICB, saying that it was a mistake on the part of the players to have done so.
A livid BCCI has said it has suffered huge losses and that it will claim all the damages following the West Indies cricket team's unprecedented move to pull out of the remainder of India tour in the wake of an acrimonious unresolved pay dispute with its Board back home.
Friday`s dramatic announcement that the West Indies` tour of India was being cut short because of a pay dispute involving their players was not the first time a major international cricket series had come to an unexpected end.
Back in business after a belligerent century in India's thumping win against West Indies in the fourth ODI, Virat Kohli said that he is getting used to the burden of expectations from people all around.
Virat Kohli struck a rollicking 127 as India fashioned a 59-run win over the West Indies here on Friday, effectively sealing the ODI series 2-1 after the visitors dramatically pulled out from the remainder of the tour over an acrimonious pay dispute with their board.
Shocked at the sudden pull out of the West Indies team from the India tour, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) swung into action today by calling an emergency working committee meeting on October 21 in Hyderabad to discuss the issue.
The financial dispute between the West Indies players and its association (WIPA) had almost led to cancellation of Friday's fourth ODI against India before last-minute intervention from BCCI joint secretary Anurag Thakur brought the team to the ground.
The Police on Friday suggested Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) to add new infrastructures at the Barabati Stadium from safety point of view as preparations are in full swing for the Twenty20 match between India and the West Indies here on Monday.
The Police on Thursday suggested Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) to add new infrastructures at the Barabati Stadium from safety point of view as preparations are in full swing for the Twenty20 match between India and the West Indies here on Monday.
Bolstered by their dramatic come-from-behind win in the last game, India will look to keep the winning momentum going when they meet West Indies in the fourth cricket one-dayer here on Friday on what is expected to be a pacy track.