Welcome, to the first edition WI Insider for 2022. This is your exclusive scoop on what’s new, now and next in WI cricket!

Firstly, on behalf of all of us at Cricket West Indies, Happy Maroon New Year to you and your families! WI are thrilled to have you rallying with us for our most intense year of international cricket matches. We’ve got a lot of

Many of you may would have purchased tickets to one (or more) of the England vs West Indies matches via our new “Windies Tickets” ticketing service, presented by Mastercard. For those of you that haven’t, the Banks Party Stand in Barbados goes on sale today, details below. We look forward to welcoming you to this historic match-up between the two teams here in the sunny Caribbean! If you haven’t purchased your ticket yet, be sure to grab yours before they’re sold out!

But before we continue, here’s what you’ll find to expect in this week’s WI Insider:

  • Updated fixtures for the Ireland series being played in Jamaica, along with Where to Watch.
  • Party Stand tickets are now available for the 5 Betway T20Is starting on January 22 as well as the 2nd Test match in March in beautiful Barbados!
  • Recap on how to set up your Windies Tickets account and purchase tickets for the West Indies v England series
  • Protocols for ticket holders attending the Betway T20I series in Barbados – you’ll need to follow these to ensure you access the venues without the chance of being refused entry.
  • The ICC U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup bowls off this Friday January 14th in Guyana!

The action continues at Sabina Park, Jamaica with updated fixtures for the CG Insurance ODI series! Due to five COVID-19 positive cases and injuries in the Ireland camp, the 2nd CG Insurance ODI, which was originally was scheduled for Tuesday, 11 January, was postponed.

After some fantastic work by the medical  staff of both teams, thankfully both the 2nd and 3rd CG Insurance ODIs will be played on new dates this week while unfortunately the one-off CG Insurance T20 International has been cancelled to allow for this revised schedule and to avoid impact on the teams’ travel plans and subsequent fixtures.


MATCH HIGHLIGHTS: 1ST CG INSURANCE ODI – The #MenInMaroon won by 24 runs!

Save this graphic below so you know where to watch and #Rally, wherever you are in the world.  ESPN Caribbean are West Indies’ new exclusive broadcast partner in the Caribbean showing all the West Indies home matches, as well as ICC tournaments on ESPN Caribbean channels and the ESPN app.


So many of you have asked and now we’re excited to announce the Banks Beer Party Stand, Presented by Power by Four for the 5 Betway T20Is and 2nd Test match at Kensington Oval in Barbados.

You’ll be able to watch all the thrills and spills from our superb beach-style environment featuring bleachers, jet skis, deckchairs and rum barrels. The West Indies vibes will come to life with DJs, dancers, an entertainment stage, fully stocked bars and a food court with the great aromas of Caribbean food, whilst water misters are also available to cool you down when the action gets too hot. Party Stand experts Power by Four will ensure you’ll have a memorable time.

Tickets go on sale TODAY!, and before you buy your tickets, please check out all the COVID-19 protocols for Kensington Oval, which you’ll need to follow to be allowed entry into the stadium.
You’ll need to be both fully vaccinated against COVID-19, have your vaccination documentation with you and have a negative rapid antigen COVID-19 test taken within 48 hours of the match start time at one of the Barbados government’s approved testing locations to be able to enter the venue.  Please note that no exceptions will be made.

For the Betway T20Is (Jan 22 – 30)

  • Tickets available at $100 USD/ $200 BBD per match
  • Your purchase includes entry, all party stand entertainment, five soft or alcoholic drinks of your chance and a meal voucher.

For the 2nd Test match (March 16 – 20)

  • Tickets available $100 USD/ $200 BBD per match day, or a 5-Day Season ticket at a discounted rate of $400 US/ $800 BBD.
  • Your purchase includes entry, all party stand entertainment, five soft or alcoholic drinks of your choice and three meal vouchers  with one for breakfast, one for a full lunch, and a third for a hot dog or burger.

If you wish to purchase tickets with a credit or debit card, you will need to purchase in advance, at www.Tickets.Windiestickets.com, which will mean you also avoid the queues for the box office and can save the tickets on to your device or print to bring with you. The stadium Box office* will be accepting cash payments only.
Tickets will also go on sale through the box office at Kensington Oval in the week before the first T20I. Dates and times to be confirmed. 

Please read the terms and conditions as follow the COVID-19 protocols below to avoid any disappointment and to ensure entry.


Fully Vaccinated Fans Only

  • Full Covid-19 vaccination is required to attend all matches, having received your final dose at least 14 days prior to match day. Proof of vaccination will be required for entry into the stadium. Entry will not be permitted if you fail to provide this documentation and you will not be eligible for a refund. 
  • Face masks must be worn at Kensington Oval except when eating and drinking, and will be required for the other Test match venues. 
  • Social distancing protocols will be in effect and enforced in the stands. Stewards and marshalls will work with fans to ensure there is distancing between groups of fans in the close proximity of your purchased seats. Family groups and groups of friends who have travelled together will be able to sit together.
  • Party stand ticket holders must also present a negative Rapid Antigen Test taken at least 48 hours before the scheduled start of the match. Details testing locations close the venue will be emailed to Party Stand e-ticket holders in advance of the the 48 hour window.

Please visit the tourism websites for the respective host countries for their latest travel advisory information:

Antigua & Barbudahttps://visitantiguabarbuda.com/travel-advisory/

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT… here’s how to create your new Windies Tickets account to purchase tickets for the upcoming England series (if you haven’t already). If you already have your tickets, spread the word by posting it on social media and tagging us @windiescricket on Instagram or Twitter 🙂


Click here to go to the new Windies Tickets page and register for your account.

West Indies fans living in the Caribbean will be able to access some special promotions for the England tour, so long as you fill in your address details.

Once your account is set, you’re ready to purchase your tickets for the West Indies v England series. Terms and Conditions apply. . When you purchase your tickets, they will be stored in your online account. You can login at any time to see the tickets filed and either print them out, save to your mobile device to be scanned at the stadium, or share with a friend or family member who you’ve bought them for.

All of your future ticket purchases will be stored here and the more often you watch the West Indies, the greater the chance of some exclusive benefits, discounts or surprises.

Payment Options

Payments can be made via Mastercard or Visa debit or credit card. American Express and Discover payments are not yet permitted but will be at a later date.

The ICC U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup bowls off this Friday January 14th,  with the West Indies U19s Rising Stars playing their first match v the Australia U-19s in Guyana! You can enter the stadium for free by downloading a ticket from the link below. 

You can attend any of the matches free of charge!  CLICK HERE TO ACCESS AND DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE TICKET! Remember COVID-19 Protocols apply so check with the venue or follow the ICC’s social media for further info. 

Not able to attend? Follow the action LIVE here in the West Indies with ESPN Caribbean and with the ICC’s tournament broadcast partners around the world.

India Star Sports
Australia Kayo, Foxtel
United Kingdom Sky Sports Cricket
United States Willow TV, Willow Xtra
South Africa SuperSport
New Zealand Sky Sport (Sky Sport 3)
MENA Etisalat (CricLife Max), Starzplay
Canada Willow TV Canada
Bangladesh Gazi TV (GTV), T Sports, BTV
Sri Lanka Siyatha TV, Star Sports
Caribbean ESPN
Afghanistan RTA Sports, Ariana TV
Pakistan PTV Sports, Asports
Hong Kong Astro Cricket (PCCW), YuppTV
Malaysia Astro Cricket
Singapore Astro Cricket (Singtel)
Pacific Islands TVWAN Action PNG, TVWAN Action PAC
Nepal Star Sports
South East Asia YuppTV
Continental Europe YuppTV
Rally with the #RisingStars!
There’s much more to come in the next few weeks and months. Follow the WI vs England Series on our website with ball by ball live scores, scorecards and statistics in the match centre. The West Indies Women are flying to South Africa for an ODI Series ahead of their challenge to win the ICC Women’s World Cup in New Zealand and we’ll have news on regional cricket returning to the Caribbean for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Match Schedule and TImings
Click here to keep an eye on the match schedule and full list of fixtures for all upcoming West Indies matches.