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The Board of Control for Cricket India (BCCI) has announced the decision to abandon its claim to $US41.97m compensation from the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) stemming from the 2014 abandoned tour of India. The agreement officially brings to a close over a year of negotiations, which came about after the West Indies players took strike action over contractual issues midway its tour of India. The WICB had established that a deal had been brokered between the two bodies earlier this year, with the BCCI now confirming the details of the arrangement. In addition to the previously announced 2016 tour of the West Indies by India the regional team is expected to finish the remaining matches of the abandoned tour in 2017.  So, the announcement was made, that St. Lucia will be hosting  the third of four  test matches in the summer of 2016 (specific dates will be confirmed by the WICB shortly). The island’s lead promotions and marketing agency, the Saint Lucia Tourist Board has again partnered with Sports Consultant and veteran cricket commentator, Joseph “Reds” Perreira to promote this massive tour of St. Lucia by the Indians. The test matches will be the first to be played at the newly renamed Darren Sammy National Cricket Grounds, following the West Indies victory in the ICC 20/20 World Cup series in April

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