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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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Summary: Kingston [Jamaica], Sep 3 (ANI): After losing the two-match Test series against India, Windies skipper Jason Holder said his team was outplayed by the Indian team and credited the Virat Kohli-led side for playing a good brand of cricket.
Gayle contributed just seven from 18 balls as Shai Hope continued his love affair with Headingley by compiling 77 in the Windies' 311 for six, with Evin Lewis and Nicholas Pooran each adding 58.
However, the Windies were left celebrating a 23-run victory courtesy of the influence of Gayle, who took the catch which led to the demise of Rahmat Shah for 62, ending a dangerous 133-run stand alongside teenager Ikram Alikhil.
The Barbadian singer was among the spectators in the crowd for a dead rubber World Cup fixture, and she brought out the best of Nicholas Pooran, whose maiden international century led the Windies to the brink of a tournament-record chase.
Shrubsole then took two wickets as the Windies slipped to 32 for four in reply before more showers took the equation to 209 from 28 overs, with the tourists eventually finishing on 87 for six.
Shrubsole then took two wickets as the Windies slipped to 32-4 in reply before more showers took the equation to 209 from 28 overs, with the tourists eventually finishing on 87-6.
The 27-year-old from Lahore, who is considered as one of the batting mainstays in the Pakistan line-up, felt her side had gained great momentum by winning their first-ever ODI series against the Windies in Dubai, and the core of that team was the same.
Maintaining consistency, Urooj Mumtaz's panel has made just one change in the 14-player squad that defeated the Windies girls 2-1 in the ODI series.
The Windies' sterling performance against England has seen them draw level with eighth-ranked Sri Lanka on points, 10 weeks before they kick off their campaign at the ICC 50-overs World Cup.
The Windies lowest T20 total of 45 on Friday might have been called an aberration were it not for them being bowled out for 71 here two days later in an eight-wicket thrashing.
Pakistan once again proved that their batting performance in the first ODI ndash they were bowled out for 70 ndash was an aberration as they chased down the Windies target of 160 in 47.2 overs.
I am really glad I was a part of a team that was ready to bring cricket back to Pakistan," said Shakera Selman, the Windies pacer.I am really honored that we helped the Pakistanis play in front of their families.