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Windies

(ˈwɪndɪz)
pl n
(Cricket) the Windies the international cricket team of the West Indies
[from the abbreviation W Indies]
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Nonetheless, the Windies will feel they should have won the match, but ultimately paid the price for several dropped catches and missed run-out opportunities.
PCB chairman Najam Sethi confirmed that Windies will be touring Pakistan for the series of three T20 Internationals next month.
Meanwhile, Shimron Hetmyer hit his maiden century as the Windies defeated the United Arab Emirates by 60 runs in their opening Group A fixture of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2018 at the Old Hararians in Harare on Tuesday.
THE windies are gloating because at one stage in the cold week wind turbines supplied nearly 30% of UK power needs, but this is exceptional weather - normal cold weather is usually no wind and hanging cold calm at about -5degC when wind turbines do not "spin" like their owners.
ISLAMABAD -- New Zealand have returned to the top of the MRF Tyres ICC T20I Team Rankings after winning the three-match series against the Windies by 2-0, the International Cricket Council reported in a press release on Wednesday.
CRICKET Windies value NEW ZEALAND v WEST INDIES Sky Cricket, 2am tomorrow NEW ZEALAND sealed a comfortable 3-0 ODI series whitewash over West Indies and are favourites to win the first of a three-match T20 series in Nelson, writes Joe Champion.
With Jos Buttler collecting 43 not out from 35 balls in their partnership of 77 from eight overs, the game was turned on its head despite Alzarri Joseph (above, top) taking all of the wickets to fall, and 20 becoming the youngest Windies player to claim five wickets in an ODI.
It was a decision that allowed the tourists back into the contest and they grabbed it with both hands, with Shai Hope's historic 118 not out underpinning the Windies' fourth-highest run-chase of all time as they hunted down a 322 victory target on a thrilling and nervejangling final day at Headingley But while his gamble backfired this time as the Windies secured a shock first win on these shores for 17 years, when asked whether the experience would lead to more wary declarations, Root replied: "I don't think it will.
As one of the greats of Windies cricket, Richardson played 86 Tests and 224 One-Day Internationals between 1983 and 1996, scoring 5,949 and 6,248 runs, respectively.
While Brathwaite fell five runs short of pipping his partner to become the first person to record twin centuries at this ground, Hope was able to see the Windies home under gloomy skies with the floodlights on in a nervejangling finish, with all four results possible heading into the final session.
As one of the greats of Windies cricket, Sir Richie Richardson played 86 Tests and 224 One Day Internationals between 1983 and 1996, scoring 5,949 and 6,248 runs respectively.
Hope, who had scored his maiden test hundred with 147 in the first innings, batted for 211 balls for his unbeaten 118, playing with remarkable skill and composure to guide the Windies to victory.