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Llyod apologises for Windies team

Former captain and West Indies Cricket Board selection committee chairman Clive Lloyd apologised for the Caribbean team’s unprecedented move to pull out of remainder of India tour in the wake of an acrimonious pay dispute with WICB, saying that it was a mistake on the part of the players to have done so.

‘I would like to apologise for West Indies team aborting the India tour. It is a mistake on the part of players to have the left the tour in between,’ Llyod, captain of West Indies’ 1975 and 1979 World Cup-winning teams, said at the ‘Aaj Tak Salaam Cricket’ conclave at a city hotel. ‘We have great affection and love for Indian people and I hope that this will not affect our future relations. I hope the damage is not irreparable,’ he said.
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