The England Cricket Board has just announced some exciting news for all their supporters. As you will now be able to watch exclusive highlights of England’s warm-up matches against the West Indies Cricket Board President’s XI.
Yes, England kick off their ODI tour of the West Indies with their first warm-up match in St Kitts this weekend on Saturday 25th February, at 1.30pm GMT. The second will be on Monday 27th February, also at 1.30pm GMT.
They’ll be posting highlights of the first innings soon after the innings close and then full match highlights soon after play has finished. And don’t forget to go to their match centre for ball by ball coverage of the three-match series, which starts on Friday 3rd March at 1.30pm GMT. Below are all the fixtures including where, when and at what time? It should be a cracking One Day International series:
1ST WARM-UP – ST KITTS
SAT 25 FEB. 13:30 GMT
2ND WARM-UP – ST KITTS
MON 27 FEB. 13:30 GMT
1ST ODI – ANTIGUA
FRI 3 MAR. 13:30 GMT
2ND ODI – ANTIGUA
SUN 5 MAR. 13:30 GMT
3RD ODI – BARBADOS
THURS 9 MAR. 13:30 GMT
Here is where you can follow all of England’s action on the ECB Match Centre.
In 2014, England beat the West Indies 2-1, this was the last series played between the sides. It didn’t start well though as the West Indies won the first ODI but England bounced back to win the next two.
England’s highest ODI score in the West Indies is 303/6. In total England have played 88 ODIs against the West Indies since 1973 and the results are as follows:
Won – 42
Drawn – 0
Lost – 42
All to play for then over the next couple of weeks and we here at Fours n’ Sixes cannot wait for it to all get under way.