West Indies Stare at Financial Despair After India Cancels Tour

Board of Control for Cricket in India cancelled India's Caribbean tour next year as retaliation for West Indies abruptly cutting short their visit here.

updated: October 21, 2014 16:50 IST
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Playing alone? West Indies face financial losses after BCCI cancelled India's Caribbean tour which was scheduled for February-March, 2016.


West Indies cricket faces a potentially crippling financial crisis after a peeved India suspended future visits to the Caribbean on Tuesday, following the abandonment last week of the tour to India.

The West Indies cut short their tour last Friday because of an internal pay dispute, even though the fifth one-day international, a Twenty20 match and three Tests still remained to be played. (Also read: West Indies players can continue playing in IPL)

India retaliated by cancelling a tour scheduled for February and March 2016 to play three Tests, five one-dayers and a Twenty20 international. (Related: West Indies' pullout from India makes Aussies nervous)

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