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West Indies cricket team arrives in Bangladesh

IANS |November 5, 2012, 8:10 PM IST
West Indies cricket team arrives in Bangladesh

Dhaka: A 15-member West Indies squad led by Darren Sammy arrived in Dhaka Monday for a series involving two Tests, five One Day Internationals and one Twenty20 against Bangladesh. The West Indies will start their tour with a Test match against the hosts at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here Nov 12-17, reports Xinhua.

The visitors will play the second Test match at the Sheikh Abu Nasser Stadium in Khulna, 180 km southwest of Dhaka, Nov 21-25. At the same venue, West Indies will also play the first two ODI matches on November 30 and December 2.

The Windies will play the remaining three ODIs Dec 5, 7 and 8 at Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur. The last leg of the tour is the one match T20 series also to be played in Mirpur. The West Indies, which clinched the World Twenty20 title beating Sri Lanka by 36 runs in Colombo last month, had earlier toured Bangladesh for a series twice, in 2002 and 2011.

West Indies squad comprises Darren Sammy (Captain), Denesh Ramdin (vice captain and wicketkeeper), Tino Best, Darren Bravo, Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Narsingh Deonarine, Kirk Edwards, Assad Fudadin, Chris Gayle, Sunil Narine, Veerasammy Permaul, Kieran Powell, Ravi Rampaul, Marlon Samuels and Fidel Edwards.

Cricket World Cup Points Table

Pos Team P W L T/NR PTS NRR
1
IND
9 7 1 1 15 +0.80
2
AUS
9 7 2 0 14 +0.86
3
ENG
9 6 3 0 12 +1.15
4
NZ
9 5 3 1 11 +0.17
5
PAK
9 5 3 1 11 -0.43
6
SL
9 3 4 2 8 -0.91
7
SA
9 3 5 1 7 -0.03
8
BAN
9 3 5 1 7 -0.41
9
WI
9 2 6 1 5 -0.22
10
AFG
9 0 9 0 0 -1.32

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 3631 113
2 New Zealand 2547 111
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3663 105
5 Australia 2640 98
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6420 123
2 India 6807 122
3 New Zealand 4763 113
4 Australia 5470 112
5 South Africa 5193 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 Australia 5471 261
5 India 7273 260
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