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PREVIEW: 1st ODI at Mirpur

Dhaka, Bangladesh – West Indies captain Darren Sammy said on Wednesday he was confident his team will come back strongly in the three-match One-Day Series after opening the Bangladesh tour with a close defeat.

The Windies lost the one-off Twenty20 International by three wickets in a thrilling finish in Dhaka on Tuesday, with Bangladesh’s new captain Mushfiqur Rahim smashing a six off the penultimate ball.

“This is the start of the tour, so we will regroup and come back,” Sammy said ahead of the first ODI in Dhaka on Thursday.

Polly wants to contribute

Dhaka, Bangladesh – Kieron Pollard is set to make a return to West Indies colours on Thursday.

The big allrounder spent all of Wednesday afternoon in the nets at the Sher-e-Bangla Stadium and he is eager to make an impact against Bangladesh in the first One-Day International.

First ball on Thursday is 1.30 pm (3.30 am Eastern Caribbean Time/2.30 am Jamaica Time).

Speaking ahead of the match Pollard outlined how vitally important it is for the Windies to put Tuesday’s T20 defeat behind them.

WICB announces Clive Lloyd Trophy

Georgetown, Guyana – The West Indies Cricket Board today announced that the Regional Super50 winner’s trophy will be named after one of the most revered leaders in the history of world sport – Clive Hubert Lloyd.

The legendary former West Indies captain was chosen particularly in recognition of his leading the West Indies to lifting the first two Cricket World Cups in 1975 and 1979.

The trophy has been named The Clive Lloyd Trophy and will be the trophy for which teams compete in the Regional Super50 from now on.

Results of the ICC Executive Board meeting

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – The International Cricket Council (ICC) Executive Board held its fourth and final scheduled meeting of the year at the ICC headquarters in Dubai on Tuesday and among the decisions they made were:

Independent Governance Review: The ICC Executive Board received a progress report from Lord Woolf of Barnes in his role as chairman of the Independent Governance Review panel. Lord Woolf, who is supported by PricewaterhouseCoopers and advised by Judge Mudgal of India, praised the Board for embracing the concept of an independent review.

Sammy calm as Windies prepare for ODIs

Dhaka, Bangladesh, CMC – West Indies captain Darren Sammy said Tuesday he was not discouraged by his side’s heart-breaking loss to Bangladesh in the one-off Twenty20 International.

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