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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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Dwayne Bravo, Darren Sammy and Kieron Pollard dropped ...
Uncapped all-rounder Jonathan Carter has received his maiden call-up while highly regarded all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite and seasoned campaigner Narsingh Deonarine have been recalled to the West Indies One-Day International (ODI) ...
Author: Aayush Puthran | Indo-Asian News Service  (21 Dec 2014)

Dwayne Bravo, Kieron Pollard, Darren Sammy left out from ...
Barbados all-rounder Jason Holder has been named as West Indies ODI captain for the upcoming 5-match series against South Africa, taking over the leadership role from Dwayne Bravo, who has been axed from the side after his high-profile ...
Author: unknown  (21 Dec 2014)

Jason Holder appointed West Indies ODI Captain | One Day ...
The West Indies Cricket Board today announced that all-rounder Jason Holder has been appointed West Indies One Day International Captain. The 23-year-old Holder takes over from Dwayne Bravo. WICB thanked Bravo for his service to ...
Author: unknown  (20 Dec 2014)

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