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Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq tests positive for COVID-19; to quarantine for 10 days
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Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq tests positive for COVID-19; to quarantine for 10 days

Misbah was the only Pakistan squad member who failed two pre-departure PCR tests. All other members will leave Jamaica as per schedule later on Wednesday

West Indies vs Pakistan: Both teams agree to play revised four-match T20 series
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West Indies vs Pakistan: Both teams agree to play revised four-match T20 series

The two boards were forced into the alteration to the scheduled tour dates after West Indies' current ODI series against Australia was rocked by a positive Covid-19 test which saw Thursday's second match suspended.

West Indies vs Australia: ODI series to resume after negative tests
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West Indies vs Australia: ODI series to resume after negative tests

All 152 people involved in the ongoing series returned negative COVID-19 tests on Friday, prompting the two boards to agree to the resumption.

West Indies vs Australia: All 152 people involved in series return negative for COVID-19
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West Indies vs Australia: All 152 people involved in series return negative for COVID-19

Thursday's game at Kensington Oval was called off at the last minute when a non-playing member of the West Indies team tested positive for the virus.

IPL 2021: BCCI in talks with Cricket West Indies to advance start of CPL in order to avoid clash with lucrative league
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IPL 2021: BCCI in talks with Cricket West Indies to advance start of CPL in order to avoid clash with lucrative league

The CPL is scheduled to get underway from 28 August with the final to be played on 19 September, while the remaining part of IPL is likely to be held from 18 September to 10 October, not leaving the players with any time to settle down.

West Indies recall all-rounder Andre Russell, retain Chris Gayle for upcoming back-to-back T20I assignments
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West Indies recall all-rounder Andre Russell, retain Chris Gayle for upcoming back-to-back T20I assignments

The T20 World Cup holders play the three five-match home series this summer as preparation for their title defence in India.

West Indies vs South Africa: Thirteen members of hosts' Test squad receive COVID-19 vaccines
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West Indies vs South Africa: Thirteen members of hosts' Test squad receive COVID-19 vaccines

While 11 players and support staff received their first dose of the vaccine, two squad members got their second jab in St Lucia, where they are preparing for the upcoming ICC World Test Championship matches against South Africa.

West Indies to host South Africa, Australia, Pakistan in 2021 home season
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West Indies to host South Africa, Australia, Pakistan in 2021 home season

Over the course of three months, the West Indies will play four Tests and three ODIs but the main emphasis is on the 15 T20s which form part of their preparation ahead of the World Cup which is scheduled to take place in India in October/November.

Pandemic forced Cricket West Indies to borrow money to pay players and staff, reveals president Ricky Skerritt
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Pandemic forced Cricket West Indies to borrow money to pay players and staff, reveals president Ricky Skerritt

The CWI boss went on to say that the board had to borrow to pay staff which received a 50 percent pay cut in the wake of the pandemic.

West Indies call up veterans Chris Gayle, Fidel Edwards for T20Is against Sri Lanka
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West Indies call up veterans Chris Gayle, Fidel Edwards for T20Is against Sri Lanka

Gayle, one of cricket's global superstars, was named in the 14-man squad for the three-game series against Sri Lanka which starts in Antigua on Wednesday.

Ex-West Indies cricketer Ezra Moseley passes away aged 63; CWI leads tributes to fast bowler
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Ex-West Indies cricketer Ezra Moseley passes away aged 63; CWI leads tributes to fast bowler

The 63-year-old, who played two Tests and one one-day internationals, was hit by a car at a road junction near Bridgetown while out riding his bicycle.

Bangladesh vs West Indies: Windies all-rounder Romario Shepherd out of tour after positive COVID-19 test
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Bangladesh vs West Indies: Windies all-rounder Romario Shepherd out of tour after positive COVID-19 test

West Indies have called up Keon Harding to replace Shepherd in the squad which will play three one-day internationals, two Twenty20s and two Tests in Bangladesh.

West Indies skipper Jason Holder and nine others to miss Bangladesh tour amid COVID-19 fears
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West Indies skipper Jason Holder and nine others to miss Bangladesh tour amid COVID-19 fears

CWI said its COVID-19 policy allows any player to opt out of selection for an overseas tour, only when based on the player's own safety fears or concerns.

CWI says West Indies could play two Tests instead of three during next year's Bangladesh tour
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CWI says West Indies could play two Tests instead of three during next year's Bangladesh tour

While Bangladesh is yet to play any international cricket since March, West Indies were one of the first to resume post the COVID-19 break when it toured England in July.

Ian Bishop credits Indian Premier League for providing financial security to West Indies cricketers
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Ian Bishop credits Indian Premier League for providing financial security to West Indies cricketers

Bishop additionally said that the West Indies team had lost a lot of players during the pay dispute with the board, and hoped something like that would never happen again.

If something is not done soon, you will see smaller countries playing less, says West Indies captain Jason Holder
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If something is not done soon, you will see smaller countries playing less, says West Indies captain Jason Holder

The series was played in a bio-secure environment increasing organisational costs significantly and Holder said teams like the West Indies are likely to struggle to create a similar environment.

Kemar Roach can easily achieve 300 Test wickets with proper workload management, says Courtney Walsh
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Kemar Roach can easily achieve 300 Test wickets with proper workload management, says Courtney Walsh

The 32-year-old Roach is seven wickets short of picking 200 Test scalps, a milestone that only eight West Indies fast bowlers have achieved so far.

Former West Indies cricket board chief Dave Cameron joins race for ICC chairman's post
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Former West Indies cricket board chief Dave Cameron joins race for ICC chairman's post

Dave Cameron will need two nominations to stay in the fray and it is not clear if he will receive the support from Cricket West Indies chief Ricky Skerritt, who had replaced him at the helm, and had a public spat with him.

England vs West Indies: ECB's $3 million loan was a helping hand and not a condition to tour country, says CWI chief Ricky Skerritt
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England vs West Indies: ECB's $3 million loan was a helping hand and not a condition to tour country, says CWI chief Ricky Skerritt

England and Wales Cricket Board's (ECB) $3 million loan to Cricket West Indies (CWI) was more of a helping hand in the times of COVID-19 pandemic and not a condition to tour England, the Caribbean board's president Ricky Skerritt has insisted.