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West Indies v India, First Test Match Preview

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India visit the West Indies for a tour comprising of four test matches, the first of which gets underway at North Sound, Antigua on Thursday.   West Indies have lost four and drawn one of their last five test series. They went down 2-0 in Australia at the turn of the year and also lost their most recent home series to the Aussies, 2-0 in June 2015. The only recent success in a test match came when England toured the Caribbean in April / May last year and the three match series ended all square at 1-1.   West Indies Squad: Jason Holder (c), Kraigg Brathwaite (vc), Devendra Bishoo, Jermaine Blackwood, Carlos Brathwaite, Darren Bravo, Rajendra Chandrika, Roston Chase, Miguel Cummins, Shane Dowrich (wk), Shannon Gabriel, Leon Johnson, Marlon Samuels   India return to the test match arena for the first time since the turn of the year. At the back end of 2015 they beat South Africa 3-0 in a home series where the pitches were well and truly laid out for spinners and the Proteas simply couldn’t cope.  They also won 2-1 in Sri Lanka in 2015 and this will be their first tour outside of the sub […]

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