India drops $42m(29m) claim over aborted Windies tour


India’s cricket board has dropped a $42 million (£29 million) damages claim against the West Indies over an abandoned tour in 2014 after the new World Twenty20 champions agreed to return next year. The huge damages claim lodged by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) had threatened to cripple its cash-strapped West Indies counterpart which has long been at loggerheads with its own players. But BCCI president Shashank Manohar told Cricinfo the decision to waive the claim, filed by his predecessor Narayanaswami Srinivasan’s regime, had been made after the West Indies agreed to fulfil their original commitments…

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