#West Indies

Can West Indies overcome recent form to defend their title?

As the defending champions and the only team to hold this title twice, West Indies should be favourites but they come into this tournament in worse shape than either of the previous two they won. Since their 2016 triumph, West Indies hold a win-loss ratio of 0.666, which means they're losing two out of every three games they play. No other team in the Super 12 is doing that bad, with most doing losing once in every two matches, if that.
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Can England contain West Indies in their T20 World Cup campaign opener?

England will get their T20 World Cup campaign under way in earnest on Saturday when they take on the West Indies in Dubai. The Windies have proven something of a bete noire for England in this competition, beating them in all five matches, including in the final five years ago when Carlos Brathwaite announced himself in breathtaking fashion.
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My England XI for T20 World Cup opening match against West Indies

After England's 13-run win in their second and final warm-up match against New Zealand on Wednesday, Telegraph Sport picks its dream XI to take on the West Indies in their first Super 12 match on Saturday. Jason Roy. His power and swagger at the top could be even more crucial...

T20 World Cup 2021 – Akeal Hosein replaces injured Fabian Allen in West Indies squad – NEWPAPER24

T20 World Cup 2021 – Akeal Hosein replaces injured Fabian Allen in West Indies squad. Left-arm spinner Akeal Hosein has been authorised by the ICC’s Occasion Technical Committee as a substitute for Fabian Allen in West Indies’ squad for the T20 World Cup. Allen had initially been included within the 15-man touring occasion West Indies had submitted final month, however has needed to pull out now because of an ankle damage.

Gayle, Pollard and other West Indies players shake leg on Dwayne Bravo’s latest track ‘World Champions’

Veteran West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo is set to release a new soundtrack titled “World Champions.” The Caribbean star took to Instagram on Wednesday and shared a teaser of his upcoming music video. In the 25-second long clip, many other West Indies cricketers like Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard, and Sunil Narine can be seen shaking their legs alongside Bravo.

Pakistan hopeful West Indies women's tour heralds cricket resumption

Pakistan cricket authorities said on Thursday an upcoming tour by the West Indies women's and men's teams would go ahead and would help revive international matches in the country. Last month, New Zealand's team abandoned their first tour to Pakistan in 18 years, minutes from the start of the first...

World T20 2016 recap: West Indies' golden T20 generation wins second world title

© Provided by Firstpost World T20 2016 recap: West Indies’ golden T20 generation wins second world title. It certainly has been a while since the T20 World Cup was last hosted. The biggest event in the shortest format returned to the Indian subcontinent for a third consecutive time after being hosted by Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in 2012 and 2014 respectively, but it was India that was awarded the hosting rights this time around, making it the first ICC event hosted in the country in five years and the third overall, alongside the 2006 Champions Trophy and the 2011 ODI World Cup.

West Indies slump to second warm-up defeat, going down by 56 runs to Afghanistan

On the evidence of their two warm-up matches, the West Indies, the defending ICC T20 World Cup champions, will be limping into their opening match against England on Saturday, following their 56-run loss to Afghanistan on Wednesday. Batting first, Afghanistan set a formidable total of 189-5 from their 20 overs....

Exclusive: Apex replaces Sandals as West Indies sponsor

T20 World Cup holders West Indies will today announce a new shirt sponsorship with global financial services provider Apex Group. Apex is replacing holiday company Sandals on the sleeves of the West Indies men’s cricket team, who play England in their first match of this year’s T20 World Cup on Saturday.