Fluent knocks from Johnson Charles and Nicholas Pooran helped West Indies post a total of 166 for seven before the spinners tied down Emirates Cricket Board XI to 144-6 in 20 overs to register a comfortable 22-run win in the warm-up encounter in Dubai.
Queen's Park Oval in Port of Spain and Kingsmead in Durban were handed official warnings by the International Cricket Council for the poor outfield conditions in the respective Test matches involving India and New Zealand.
The International Cricket Council has stated that it will discuss the 40-minute technical delay which prevented the start of the second Twenty20 International between India and West Indies in Lauderhill.
Dwayne Bravo held his nerve to clinch a final ball thriller as West Indies beat India by one-run after setting a mammoth target of 246 runs which was achieved on the back of Evin Lewis’ maiden Twenty20 International hundred in the first game in Lauderhill.
The Pakistan Cricket Board has confirmed that they will host a day-night Test match against West Indies in the United Arab Emirates between 13th and 17th October at Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
The Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board and the Queen's Park Cricket Club have launched a joint investigation into the events which led to the fourth Test between West Indies and India to end in a draw due to soggy outfield conditions.
Chetan Narula just about manages to keep himself dry as he sends back his final round-up from the Caribbean where he reviews what little action there was in the fourth and final West Indies-India Test.