The West Indies is a region of the Caribbean Basin and North Atlantic Ocean that includes the islands of the Antilles and the Lucayan Archipelago. After the first of the voyages of Christopher Columbus to the Americas, Europeans began to use the misnomer West Indies to differentiate that region from the Indies (South Asia and Southeast Asia).
From the 17th through the 19th century, the European colonial territories of the West Indies were the British West Indies, the Danish West Indies, the Netherlands Antilles (Dutch West Indies), the French West Indies, and the Spanish West Indies. By extension, some formerly Danish and Spanish islands are now collectively known as the American West Indies...
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Johnson Charles replaces ...
Batsman Johnson Charles has been called up to replace Darren Bravo in the West Indies World Cup squad.
Author: Krishnan Iyer | Indo-Asian News Service (1 Mar 2015)
South Africa vs Ireland Preview: 'Don't Call Us Minnows, We ...
Ireland skipper William Porterfield has made a strong statement right after the tournament opener, where they chased down a 300+ target for the third time in a world cup to beat West Indies. When they take on South Africa at the Manuka Oval ...
Author: Aayush Puthran (1 Mar 2015)
South Africa vs Ireland, ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: AB de ...
1) AB de Villiers: AB de Villiers has struck form after two disappointing knocks by bringing up his third consecutive half-century against West Indies in a World Cup match. If the South African skipper gets going, the match is headed just one way ...
Author: Aayush Puthran | India.com Sports Desk (1 Mar 2015)