India(blue) beat West Indies(maroon) in the 4th ODI by 59 runs © IANS
India beat West Indies in the 4th ODI by 59 runs © IANS

Oct 18, 2014

West Indies’ sudden pull-out of the series against India has left the Board of Cricket Control in India fuming so much so that the BCCI is considering not touring the West Indies in 2016.

BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel said to Reuters, “It will be very difficult to play West Indies in bilateral series in future. They have to demonstrate the willingness that such situations never happen again.”

“I would say that India’s next tour of West Indies is highly unlikely to go ahead in the current situation. Whatever the dispute, they should have honoured the bilateral agreement,” Patel added.

“We thank our friends Sri Lanka who agreed to the tour on a short notice but unfortunately we couldn’t fit in the tests as there was not enough time. We have suffered huge losses and the ICC is our parent body and we are going to ask them to ensure that this never happens in the future,” he said.

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