Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI) approved the Twenty20 matches between India and West Indies in USA later this month.
The committee had a meeting today at Mumbai ahead of the August 5 meeting scheduled to held to discuss about the changes put forward by Supreme Court. The association met today to talk about the proposal of Twenty20 matches between India and West Indies later this month in Florida, USA.
The Board’s working committee granted the proposal of playing two matches at the Central Broward Regional Park, Fort Lauderdale in Florida, USA on August 27 and 28.
BCCI still had not confirmed the matter but West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Dave Cameron said that he and BCCI president Anurag Thakur both agreed to commence the Twenty20 matches.
"As part of our continuous efforts to reach out to new markets and audiences, I am very happy to announce that Team India will play two T20Is against the current world champions West Indies in the United States. This will be a great opportunity for the cricket fans in America to watch the two champion sides in action. This will be developed into an annual cricketing event in the United States," said Thakur in a statement today.
"This will be a great initiative in our continued efforts to develop cricket in the Americas (North and South America) a very important market," said Cameron.