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Darren Bravo dropped from West Indies squad for ‘idiot’ tweet

BARBADOS: Batsman Darren Bravo has been dropped from the West Indies squad in Zimbabwe for a triangular one-day international series because of "unacceptable behaviour", the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) said on Saturday. Bravo was replaced by Jason Mohammed in the 15-man squad one day after he described WICB chairman Dave Cameron as a "Big idiot" in a tweet following a disagreement over his playing contract. In an interview with SportsMax TV, a Caribbean television network, Cameron said that Bravo had been offered…

Mickey Arthur warns of West Indies backlash in second Test

ABU DHABI: Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur expects a strong response from the West Indies in the second Test in Abu Dhabi after the tourists came close to pulling off a remarkable comeback in Dubai. Pakistan were forced to ward off a challenge from Darren Bravo, whose pugnacious 116 gave the West Indies hopes of an upset before ultimately losing by 56 runs in the last hour on the fifth and final day. That gave Pakistan a 1-0 lead in the three-match series, but Arthur urged his team not to lose their edge ahead of…

Bad weather hampers day two of W.Indies v N.Zealand decider

BARBADOS: Persistent rain disrupted the second day of the third and deciding test between West Indies and New Zealand in Barbados with the hosts taking their overnight score from 33 without loss to 169 for two. Kraigg Brathwaite followed his maiden century in the second test with a composed 68 while fellow opener Chris Gayle was dismissed for 42 after the pair made a strong start with a 79-run partnership as they replied to New Zealand's first innings 293. Kirk Edwards (42) and Darren Bravo (eight) were at the crease when…