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July 18, 2024

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West Indies Cricket Team Meets King Charles In Buckingham Palace

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The UK has sent £500,000 as a support package that is meant to help victims in the Caribbean countries that have been affected by the hurricane

London, UK — The West Indies cricket squad recently paid a courtesy visit to King Charles III in the world-famous Buckingham Palace. The team is expected to open their Test match campaign with a game against England in the coming week.
Jimmy Anderson will be representing England in what is expected to be his Last Test Match At Lords In Cricket 24.
This game comes as Jamaicans suffer from the consequences of Hurricane Beryl. There is a lot of destruction in Barbados, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Jamaica.
The Buckingham Palace released a press release to explain why the king decided to meet the WI players. King Charles said that he was genuinely concerned about the suffering of the hurricane’s victims.
Kraigg Brathwaite, the captain of the West Indies, said that they now have a purpose to win their upcoming matches. He promised that they would do their best so that West Indians can have something to smile about. Cricket fans should expect some some of the most iconic matches between WI and England. He made this statement after meeting the King.
The affected Islands have reported that they have lost both people and properties. Jamaica reported that they had lost two people, three in Venezuela, three in St. Vincent and the Grenadines and three people in Grenada.
According to weather experts, warm waters have enhanced the strength of Hurricane Beryl. It is now considered a Category 5 hurricane. The hurricane smashed into Mexico’s Yucatan peninsula after a week of barreling through the Atlantic. The residents residents of Texas were the latest victims when the hurricane struck them on Monday.
The UK has sent £500,000 as a support package that is meant to help victims in the Caribbean countries that have been affected by the hurricane. The King will remain informed about the ongoing situation in the ground. He remains in contact with leaders of the Caribbean region.

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