Island region of the North Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean
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The West Indies is a subregion of North America, surrounded by the North Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea that includes 13 independent island countries and 18 dependencies and other territories in three major archipelagos: the Greater Antilles, the Lesser Antilles, and the Lucayan Archipelago.
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England's Knight & Winfield-Hill back for WI tourEngland captain Heather Knight will return for the white-ball tour of the West Indies, while opener Lauren Winfield-Hill is also back in the squads.
Schedule released for England tour of West IndiesEngland will play three one-day internationals and five international T20s against the West Indies in Antigua and Barbados in December.
T20 World Cup: Ireland's Paul Stirling hits 50 against the West IndiesWatch the best shots from Paul Stirling's half-century as Ireland beat the West Indies by nine wickets to qualify for the Super 12 stage at the T20 World Cup in Hobart, Australia.
Women's World Cup: Australia thrash West Indies to reach finalAlyssa Healy and opening partner Rachael Haynes lead Australia to a 157-run dismantling of West Indies in Wellington to reach the Women's World Cup final.
England in West Indies: Joe Root, Ben Stokes & tourists' other players assessed after series defeatBBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew and the Mirror's Dean Wilson assess England's players after their 1-0 series defeat in the West Indies.
England in West Indies: Joe Root's side slump to 10-wicket defeat in GrenadaEngland slump to a chastening 10-wicket defeat early on the fourth day of the third Test to lose their series against West Indies 1-0.
England in West Indies: Joshua da Silva nudges hosts into ascendency on day twoWest Indies edge into the ascendency in the third Test against England by opening a slim first-innings lead in Grenada.
England in West Indies: Jack Leach and Saqib Mahmood spare tourists' top orderJack Leach and Saqib Mahmood are England's unlikely saviours after the tourists' top order collapsed on day one of the decisive third Test against the West Indies.
James Anderson has 'made peace' with being dropped by EnglandEngland's leading Test wicket-taker James Anderson says he has "made peace" with being dropped for the West Indies tour.
Pakistan spinners bamboozle West Indies to get first World Cup winWatch highlights as Pakistan shock West Indies to claim their first Women's World Cup win for 13 years in a rain-reduced 20 over match.
Cricket World Cup: Pakistan shock West Indies in rain-reduced matchOff-spinner Nida Dar takes a career-best 4-10 as Pakistan claim their first Women's World Cup win for 13 years against West Indies.
England in West Indies: Joe Root admits he could have been "a bit braver" with declarationJoe Root said he could have been braver with his declaration after England drew the second Test against West Indies in Barbados.
England in West Indies: Kraigg Brathwaite denies tourists' victory push on final dayEngland are again thwarted by West Indies in an unlikely victory push as the second Test in Barbados ends in a tense draw.
England in West Indies: Tourists give themselves slim chance of final-day win after attritional day fourEngland give themselves a slim chance of victory over West Indies in the second Test in Barbados by taking a lead of 136 into the final day.
England in West Indies: Centuries from Kraigg Brathwaite and Jermaine Blackwood blunt England in BarbadosA dogged unbeaten century from Kraigg Brathwaite and Jermaine Blackwood's 102 blunts England on day three of the second Test in Barbados.
Women's World Cup: Hayley Matthews takes fours wickets as West Indies beat BangladeshWatch Hayley Matthews take a career-best 4-15 as the West Indies secure a final over win against Bangladesh at the Women's World Cup.
Women's World Cup: Nigar Sultana Joty takes brilliant catch for Bangladesh against West IndiesWatch as Bangladesh's Nigar Sultana Joty makes a brilliant catch to remove the West Indies' Hayley Matthews at the Women's World Cup.
England in West Indies: Ben Stokes returns to starring role with century in BarbadosAfter a difficult period, England all-rounder Ben Stokes rediscovers his best form and his superhero status with a sublime century against West Indies.
England in West Indies: Ben Stokes hits sublime 120 and Joe Root makes 153 on day two in BarbadosBen Stokes' dashing century lights up day two of the second Test between England and West Indies in Barbados.
England in West Indies: Joe Root hits 119 not out and Dan Lawrence 91 as tourists take commandJoe Root punishes West Indies with yet another century as England take command on day one of the second Test in Barbados.
England in West Indies: Mark Wood ruled out of second TestEngland fast bowler Mark Wood is ruled out of the second Test against West Indies in Barbados and will be replaced by Saqib Mahmood.
Joe Root - Performance in first Test shows step forward for EnglandEngland captain Joe Root is pleased with his side's performance in the drawn first Test against the West indies in Antigua after a "difficult winter".
England in West Indies: Spirited tourists have to settle for draw in first TestEngland have to settle for a draw in the first Test against West Indies despite a spirited performance on the final day in Antigua.
England in West Indies: Zak Crawley 'didn't think' he would get England chance againEngland's Zak Crawley says "I didn't think I'd get this opportunity again" after scoring his second Test century against West Indies.
England in West Indies: Zak Crawley hits hundred as tourists dominate day four in AntiguaZak Crawley hits his second Test hundred as England dominate West Indies on day four of the first Test to set up an outside chance of victory.
England in West Indies: Tourist bowlers toil as Nkrumah Bonner hits determined century in first TestAn uninspiring England toil as Nkrumah Bonner's determined century puts West Indies on top after day three of the first Test in Antigua.
England in West Indies: Tourists bowlers blunted on attritional second day in AntiguaA mixed showing from England's bowlers allows West Indies to edge an attritional second day of the first Test in Antigua.
Women's World Cup: Dropped catches cost England in shock defeat to West IndiesEngland engineer their own downfall in a damaging seven-run defeat by West Indies at the Women's World Cup in Dunedin.
England in West Indies: Jonny Bairstow's brilliant century rescues tourists in AntiguaJonny Bairstow's hundred rescues England after another batting collapse on day one of the first Test against West Indies in Antigua.
England in West Indies: Joe Root thought 'long and hard' about captaincy but is still 'energised' about the roleJoe Root admits he thought "long and hard" about his future as England captain but believes he is the right man to "take the team forward".
Women's Cricket World Cup: Matthews & Dottin star as Windies win thrilling openerHayley Matthews and Deandra Dottin inspire West Indies to an upset victory over hosts New Zealand in a tense opening match of the Women's World Cup in Tauranga.
Women's World Cup: West Indies upset New Zealand in openerHayley Matthews inspires West Indies to an upset victory over hosts New Zealand in a tense opening match of the Women's World Cup in Tauranga.
England: Stuart Broad 'confused and angrier each day' after West Indies omissionEngland bowler Stuart Broad says the decision to leave him out of the West Indies tour has left him "confused and angrier with each passing day".
James Anderson & Stuart Broad left out of England squad for West Indies tourEngland leave bowlers James Anderson and Stuart Broad out of their men's squad to tour the West Indies, BBC Sport understands.
Paul Collingwood named England interim head coach for West Indies Test seriesPaul Collingwood is appointed as England interim head coach for the three-match Test series against the West Indies in March.
Michael Holding tells discrimination victims 'now is your time to be heard'West Indies great Michael Holding urges individuals to 'share your story' of discrimination within cricket to a wide-ranging inquiry.
T20 World Cup: Holders West Indies eliminated after Sri Lanka defeatDefending champions West Indies are knocked out of the Men's T20 World Cup after a 20-run defeat by already-eliminated Sri Lanka in Abu Dhabi.
Quinton de Kock: South Africa keeper sorry over refusal to take a knee and says he is not racistSouth Africa's Quinton de Kock apologises after refusing to take a knee against the West Indies and says he is "not a racist".
T20 World Cup: South Africa win as West Indies suffer second defeatDefending champions West Indies are heading towards an early exit from the T20 World Cup after a second successive comprehensive defeat.
South Africa cricketer misses T20 World Cup game after refusing to take the kneeCricketer Quinton de Kock has withdrawn from South Africa's T20 World Cup match against the West Indies in Dubai after refusing to take the knee.
T20 World Cup: England face West Indies in rematch of 2016 finalEngland begin their Men's T20 World Cup campaign against West Indies in Dubai on Saturday in a rematch of the 2016 final.
England in West Indies: Schedule confirmed for tour in January and March 2022England will face West Indies in five Twenty20 internationals and three Test matches in the Caribbean in January and March next year.
The Hundred: London Spirit's Deandra Dottin on her Olympic dreamWest Indies superstar Deandra Dottin speaks to ECB rising reporter Cameron Ponsonby about her Olympic dream, and the battle she faced to not be at Tokyo 2020.
T20 World Cup: England in group with Australia & West IndiesEngland are drawn alongside Australia and defending champions West Indies in the group stage for the men's T20 World Cup this year.
Kieron Pollard hits six sixes in West Indies' win over Sri LankaKieron Pollard hits six sixes in one over off Akila Dhananjaya, who had earlier taken a hat-trick, in West Indies' T20 defeat of Sri Lanka.