- England are heading to the Caribbean for three ODIs and five T20 internationals
- It is just the latest instalment of a rich rivalry between the teams down the years
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England are poised to jet off to the Caribbean to take on the West Indies in three One Day Internationals and five Twenty20 Internationals.
It is just the latest instalment in a long rivalry between the two teams, which has produced some captivating encounters down the years.
We celebrate some of the memorable moments from previous England versus West Indies games on both sides of the Atlantic in our picture special.
Jubilation for Ron Headley, Clive Lloyd and Garry Sobers as West Indies win the first Test of the 1973 series at The Oval. They would take the series 2-0, with one match drawn
Desmond Haynes and Eldine Baptiste make sure all their kit is in order ahead of a tour match at Colwyn Bay in 1984. A Windies team at the peak of their powers would win the Test series 5-0
England’s Hugh Morris takes evasive action facing a Curtly Ambrose bouncer in 1991
All manner of musical instruments were on display on the terraces at Old Trafford in 1984
Fans of both England and West Indies enjoy the 1976 Test match at Headingley, which the tourists won by 55 runs en route to a 3-0 series win
England’s (left to right) Robin Smith, Graham Gooch, Allan Lamb and Phil DeFreitas celebrate their 115-run victory over West Indies in the 1991 first Test at Headingley
Inside the Old Trafford dressing room after the 1976 third Test, which the West Indies won by a whopping 425 runs
Gordon Greenidge on top of the Windies’ team bus trying to fix the aerial in 1984
England prepare to jet off to the Caribbean for their 1974 tour, which ended in a 1-1 draw
Colin Cowdrey is greeted by workers at Heathrow returning home from the Windies in 1968
1976 again and a packed crowd in front of the Headingley scoreboard watch the Windies win
Every vantage point is taken by a huge West Indian following at The Oval back in 1973
A big cricketing rivalry begins in 1928 when West Indies toured England to play Test matches for the first time. Pictured are George Challinor and Clifford Roach at Old Trafford
Limbering up! The West Indian players put through their paces at The Oval in 1991
Two West Indian legends, Brian Lara and Viv Richards, in the Lord’s nets in 1995