West Indies pull out of India tour, Sri Lanka step in
- West Indies cricket board’s image went in the drain after players refused to play remaining matches in India tour
- The players took the decision due to ongoing payout issue with the regional board
- Though an official statement is still awaited from the side of West Indies board, team manager Richie Richardson sent an email to BCCI mentioning that players won’t be playing remaining matches
- Showing its influence, BCCI announced that Sri Lanka will be filling the void created by West Indies.
- Sri Lanka is expected to play five ODI matches against India from November 1
- In a more bizarre scenario, BCCI is now also planning to pull West Indies players out of the Indian Premier League matches