Here’s why West Indies players are wearing black armband –

West Indies captain Jason Holder gained the toss and choose to bat first in opposition to India within the 3rd and ultimate ODI of the three-match sequence, on the Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad on Wednesday (August 14).

India hang an unassailable 1-Zero lead following a 59-run win (DLS manner) in the second one ODI on the similar venue on Sunday, as rain compelled the abandonment of the primary tournament in Guyana as a no-result closing Thursday.



Virat Kohli’s staff made only one trade from the sport 3 days in the past with an trade of wrist-spinners as right-armer Yuzvendra Chahal replaces left-armer Kuldeep Yadav.

The hosts opted to forget two in their rapid bowlers – Sheldon Cottrell and Oshane Thomas – in choice for all-rounder Keemo Paul and left-arm spinner Fabian Allen.

Alternatively, because the tournament began, many had been left puzzled to look the Windies openers Chris Gayle and Evin Lewis stroll out with a black armband on their hand.

Simply ahead of the tournament, Evin Lewis’ grandmother gave up the ghost and the Carribean facet made up our minds to pay tribute to her. The left-hander used to be sturdy sufficient not to leave out the tournament although and walked out within the center along with his spouse Gayle.

The similar used to be showed by way of the commentator on air and the previous West Indies cricketer Ian Bishop all over the primary over of the tournament.

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