#ChooseToChallenge is one of the trending hashtags as countries and organisations prepare to celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD) on Monday, March 8.

A retrograde step

West Indies cricket fans who were still cresting the waves of jubilation after their team’s out-of-the-blue sweep of Bangladesh in the recent two-match Test series, the first team to complete the feat since 2012, despite visits by strong Australian, English, New Zealand, South African, Sri Lankan and Pakistani sides, were tipped off their joyous ride last Friday with the announcement of the squad for the three-match T20 series against the Sri Lankan tourists which begins today in Antigua.

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