INDIA VS WEST INDIES

  • Andy Roberts wants WICB to prioritise salvaging ties with BCCI 2 hours 28 minutes ago

    Former West Indies fast bowler Andy Roberts said he is not in agreement with the decision by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to first setup a task force to probe the circumstances which gave rise to the abandoned tour of India rather than salvaging ties with the BCCI. Roberts, a...
  • Trinidad meeting hopes to end West Indies cricket impasse 3 hours 0 minutes ago

    Kingston: The feuding parties in the ongoing West Indies cricket dispute will meet in in Trinidad on Friday, in another effort to resolve the bitter impasse. The West Indies players walked off the recent one-day international tour of India in protest over the terms and conditions of their new contracts, sparking...
  • West Indies cricketers' meeting with board, players association termed 'fruitful' 2 days ago

    Kingston, Jamaica: The West Indies cricketers' meeting to resolve the contracts and pay dispute issue with their players union (WIPA) and the national cricket board (WICB) has turned out to be "cordial, positive and fruitful". The West Indies Cricket Board, the West Indies Players Association met the representatives of the West...
  • Marlon Samuels maintains he wasn't in favour of pullout from India tour 2 days ago

    Jamaica: All is not well between West Indies ODI captain Dwayne Bravo and Marlon Samuels with the middle order batsman yet again insisting that he was not a part of the decision to abandon the tour of India, and said he was in favour of solving the problem after finishing...
  • Organisers confident West Indies will be at World Cup 3 days ago

    Organisers are confident West Indies will take part at the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand early next year despite the crisis caused by their withdrawal from the tour of India earlier this month. West Indies, who won the first two World Cup tournaments in 1975 and 1979 and reached...
  • N Srinivasan refuses to comment on West Indies team's pullout 4 days ago

    Kolkata: ICC Chairman N Srinivasan on Sunday refused to comment on the West Indies team's sudden pullout of the India series. "I have left the BCCI. I cannot comment on this," he said when his reaction was sought on West Indies' pullout of their India tour midway early this month. The BCCI...
  • Dwayne Bravo hits back, says Marlon Samuels an 'interested party' 5 days ago

    Kingston: West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo has hit back at Marlon Samuels for claiming that he was not part of the ODI team's plan to abandon the troubled tour of India, saying that his team-mate was an "interested party" and spoke "vigorously" during the meetings he attended. Samuels had said that...
  • Decision to abandon tour needs explanation: Daren Ganga 5 days ago

    Port of Spain: Former West Indies skipper Daren Ganga maintains the controversy surrounding the national cricket side is primarily a players issue, and says the team's decision to pull out of the India tour needs to be fully explained. The one-day team quit their scheduled five-match tour last week after failing...
  • West Indies players retain legal counsel in pay dispute, Samuels opts out 5 days ago

    Port of Spain: West Indies players, who controversially abandoned the tour of India last week, have retained legal counsel as they prepare to tackle the contentious Collective Bargaining Agreement signed by their union, West Indies Players' Association (WIPA), but batsman Marlon Samuels has opted not to pursue this course of...
  • Worried sponsors pile pressure on West Indies Cricket Board 6 days ago

    Bridgetown: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), reeling from the fallout from the team's withdrawal from the tour of India, is facing fresh pressure from its worried commercial and broadcast partners. West Indies cricket was plunged into a major crisis after the tourists abandoned their series in India over a protracted...
  • Never wanted to abandon India tour: Marlon Samuels 1 week ago

    Kingston: West Indies stroke-maker Marlon Samuels said he never wanted to be part of the one-day team's plan to abandon the tour of India, and revealed he stayed away from most of the players' meetings during the troubled tour. Samuels is the first player to speak out about the controversial decision...
  • India need to rework strategy for World Cup defence 1 week ago

    All those who believe that India's best suit in cricket are the shorter formats, may have been shell-shocked watching the World Champions lose the first of their five One-Day Internationals (ODI) against the West Indies, that too in their backyard. Before going into the match nothing suggested that India could be...
  • West Indies Cricket Board forms task force to probe India tour pull-out October 22, 2014

    Bridgetown: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has decided to establish a task force to probe the circumstances leading to the dramatic pull out by its cricketers from an ongoing tour of India. WICB, at an emergency meeting of directors on Tuesday, decided to form the task force which will be...
  • ICC 'concerned' by India-West Indies dispute October 22, 2014

    The International Cricket Council (ICC) has expressed its concern about the dispute between the Indian and West Indian cricket boards but says it is powerless to intervene. The ICC released a statement on Wednesday saying it was closely following the case and would discuss the dispute next month but did not...
  • West Indies seek talks with BCCI after legal threat October 22, 2014

    The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) will ask for a meeting with their Indian counterparts as they seek to find a way out of the crisis caused by the abandonment of their tour. Hours after India's powerful board (BCCI) announced they would take legal action against the WICB and were suspending...
  • WICB meet for crisis talks after BCCI's legal threat October 21, 2014

    Barbados: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) began an emergency meeting on Tuesday as the Caribbean body faced up to the crisis caused by the abandonment of their tour in India. Just hours after the powerful Board Of Control For Cricket In India (BCCI) announced they would take legal action against...
  • Angry BCCI talks tough, to sue WICB October 21, 2014

    The BCCI has taken a tough stand over the pullout of the West Indies team from the tour of India. The working committee has decided to suspend all bilateral tours with the West Indies. ...
  • BCCI suspends bilateral ties with West Indies, to initiate legal action October 21, 2014

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday came down hard on the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), suspending all bilateral ties and deciding to initiate legal proceedings against WICB for pulling out mid way through the tour of India. The West Indies team decided to fly back...
  • BCCI Working Committee to discuss West Indies pullout today October 20, 2014

    Hyderabad: The BCCI's all-powerful Working Committee will meet on Tuesday to decide on whether to impose a freeze on future West Indies tour and claim damages in the wake of the unprecedented move by the Caribbean team to pull out of the remainder of India tour because of the pay...
  • BCCI may claim damages close to Rs. 400 cr from West Indies October 19, 2014

    West Indies' pullout from their tour of India may cost the country's board heavily with BCCI mulling to claim damages to the tune of approximately Rs. 400 crore from the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB). The BCCI is due to have a working committee meeting on October 21 to discuss the...
  • Quitting India tour selfish, inconsiderate, says former West Indies player October 19, 2014

    Port of Spain: Former West Indies Test batsman Bryan Davis has condemned the move by the West Indies players to abort the tour of India as "selfish and inconsiderate". In an impassioned response Saturday to the development, the 74-year-old said the players' actions were unacceptable and could not be justified, especially...
  • Kumar Sangakkara questions Sri Lanka's decision to schedule India tour October 19, 2014

    After West Indies' dramatic pullout from the India tour due to pay dispute with WICB, Sri Lanka Cricket's decision to fill in with a five-match ODI series has come in for sharp criticism from Kumar Sangakkara. "Our 6 weeks of pure fitness work ends abruptly. Have a week to do...
  • List of abandoned cricket tours October 19, 2014

    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. Here's a list of tournaments that were brought to an abrupt end. West Indies...
  • Clive Llyod apologises for Windies team calling off tour October 18, 2014

    New Delhi: 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...
  • Kerala Cricket Association officials quizzed over reports of payment to Windies October 18, 2014

    Kochi: Income tax officials have quizzed Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) office bearers over a payment controversy following media reports that the game's local governing body intervened and offered to pay the financially embattled West Indies team money to enable the first One-Day International (ODI) of a five-match series to commence...
  • India may scrap 2016 West Indies tour, says BCCI secretary October 18, 2014

    India may scrap their tour of West Indies in 2016 after the Caribbean team's abrupt pullout on Friday, said an angry Indian cricket board (BCCI) which is also considering legal actions and seeking intervention of the game's world governing body. The tourists abandoned the series with another one-dayer, a Twenty20 international...
  • It was great to bowl with Dhoni keeping the wickets, says Akshar Patel October 18, 2014

    Dharamsala: Flighting the ball has always been considered a hallmark of a good spinner but India's modern-day left-arm tweaker Akshar Patel says he doesn't even think of tossing the ball and banks on bowling flatter through the air. "My style is to bowl quicker through the air, I don't like to...
  • BCCI has suffered huge losses, says secretary Sanjay Patel October 18, 2014

    Mumbai: 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. The...
  • West Indies Cricket Board slams Dwayne Bravo as India tour called off October 18, 2014

    The West Indies Cricket Board attacked one-day captain Dwayne Bravo after confirming on Friday that the team's tour of India had been abandoned following a strike by their own players in a pay dispute. As India won the fourth of what were supposed to be five-one-day internationals by 59 runs...
  • People expect runs from me everytime, says Virat Kohli October 18, 2014

    Dharamsala: Back in business after a belligerent century in India's thumping win against West Indies in the fourth ODI, Virat Kohli said he is getting used to the burden of expectations from people all around. Kohli, who followed up his 62-run performance in the Delhi ODI with a 114-ball 127 to...