West Indies win MCC’s Spirit of Cricket award

After sending both the male and female sides of the West Indies Cricket team to Tour England during the pandemic, The Marylebone Cricket Club announced and awarded them with this year’s Spirit of Cricket award.

When everything was down due to the pandemic the men’s team of the West Indies toured England and played three test matches in a biosecure environment.

The women featured during a Twenty20 international series against England in September after India and South Africa was unable to tour due to the pandemic.

Appreciating the courage and determination of the West Indies Cricket team and their decision to come to England and play International Cricket will always be remembered as said by Sangakkara.

The MCC, which acts as custodian and arbiter of the laws of the game, also praised the boards of Pakistan, Ireland and Australia for allowing their teams to play in England.