Tag: WICB

Windies Cricket: For the love of money…

Windies Cricket: For the love of money…

| July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

For several decades now money has been a great incentive in attracting participants in most sports. In all aspects of sport today huge fortunes are made by professional players. Caribbean Newspapers and mainstream media, carry stories about the incredible transfers in football, as premier league teams buy and sell players. Athletes in the US make […]

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World T20 meets & West Indies Cricket

World T20 meets & West Indies Cricket

| February 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

It is that time of the year when, like the winter birds, most of the leading world cricketers fly down to India. Yes, the countdown has begun for the fifth edition of the most popular cricketing event of the world — the Indian Premier League (IPL) which will kick-off in India in the month of […]

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WICB Set to Replace Guyana with WI ‘B’

WICB Set to Replace Guyana with WI ‘B’

| January 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) could be forced to replace Guyana with a West Indies “B” team for next week’s Caribbean Twenty20 tournament if the government of Guyana fails to allow the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) to access its offices and resources to be able to complete the process of fielding a national team […]

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WICB Outlines Position to Minister of Sport in Guyana

WICB Outlines Position to Minister of Sport in Guyana

| January 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) yesterday wrote to the minister of sport of Guyana, Dr Frank Anthony, in response to a letter from the minister to the WICB on January 4. WICB outlined to Dr Anthony that it strongly desires to have the Guyana team participate in the Caribbean Twenty20 Tournament starting on Monday, January […]

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WICB Backing Guyanese Officials

WICB Backing Guyanese Officials

| January 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

West Indies Cricket Board officials have thrown their full support behind the embattled Guyana Cricket Board. This follows a directors’ meeting in the St. Lucia capital over the last weekend, following which WICB president Julian Hunte wrote the GCB and the Government of Guyana informing them of their decision. It’s the latest twist in the […]

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GRASSROOTS CRICKET IS WHERE THE FUTURE WEST INDIAN CRICKETERS ARE, SAYS WICB YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROJECT OFFICER, FAWWAZ BAKSH

GRASSROOTS CRICKET IS WHERE THE FUTURE WEST INDIAN CRICKETERS ARE, SAYS WICB YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROJECT OFFICER, FAWWAZ BAKSH

| December 20, 2011 | 0 Comments

Aspiring young cricketers in Grenada, BVI, St. Lucia, Anguilla, St. Vincent, Monserrat, Dominica, St. Kitts and Nevis, and Antigua played friendly games between their communities and clubs, brought together and hosted by the WICB and Digicel. WICB Youth Development Project Officer, Fawwaz Baksh, spoke exclusively towww.digicelcricket.com about the Grassroots Cricket programme, its impact on youngsters across […]

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Barbados Comes to T&T for Cricket Festival

Barbados Comes to T&T for Cricket Festival

| December 12, 2011 | 0 Comments

Barbados senior cricket team will visit Trinidad at the end of December to take part in a four-way T20 cricket festival at Guaracara Park in Pointe-a-Pierre organised by the T&T Cricket Board (TTCB). This was revealed by first vice-president of the TTCB, Dudnath Ramkessoon on Thursday. The four teams vying for a cash prize will be […]

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Watching St Lucia Carefully

Watching St Lucia Carefully

| November 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

ST LUCIA’S general elections are tomorrow. So what does that have to do with West Indies cricket or, more precisely, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB)? The answer is quite a lot. The WICB’s two foremost administrators, president Julian Hunte and chief executive Ernest Hilaire, are both in the hierarchy of the St Lucia Labour […]

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Apologize Chris… Please!

Apologize Chris… Please!

| October 31, 2011 | 0 Comments

While West Indies is abroad struggling against Bangladesh, one of the region’s more experienced batsmen is representing his country in the regional competition. To an uninformed this would seem most absurd, and it actually is most absurd even to the informed. In this latest saga, the WICB is now demanding an apology from Chris Gayle […]

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Holding blasts Clive Lloyd

Holding blasts Clive Lloyd

| October 29, 2011 | 0 Comments

Michael Holding, a former West Indies pacer, says Clive Lloyd, member of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), has no moral authority to call on Chris Gayle to apologize before he is allowed to return to the West Indies set up. Lloyd says Gayle should apologize to the WICB as it would not make him […]

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