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CWI’s President Skerritt — “Cricket Is The Beating Heart Of Our Region”

“Cricket is the beating heart of our region for many individuals, communities, and economies,” said Skerritt as he sought to explain a temporary 50 percent reduction in salaries and cricket funding across the entire regional cricket system from the start of July. President Skerritt noted that the COVID-19 pandemic disease has made it difficult for everyone, and all hands must […]

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Windies “Agrees In Principle” To Play

According to a press report, Cricket West Indies has agreed “in principle” to play against England in a three-match Test series this summer. The Windies players and staff, however, have been asked to take a 50% cut in pay. At the same time, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is expected to announce a revamped summer schedule. The three-match Test […]

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Cricket West Indies (CWI) Announces Pay Cut

The COVID-19 pandemic is creating havoc across the globe in many different sectors. However, one of the areas that are hardest hit is the sports industry. Cricket West Indies (CWI), like other organizations, is faced with the unenviable task of balancing its book to remain viable. Consequently, the announcement of a temporary 50 percent reduction in salaries and cricket funding […]

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Windies Set To Travel To Australia

There are now plans afoot for the Windies to do battle against Australia in three T20 Internationals in October, Cricket Australia has announced. According to a press release by the Australian Cricket Board, the boyz from the Caribbean will go head to head with Australia at the Riverway Stadium in Townsville on October 4 at the Cazaly Stadium on October […]

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Curtly Ambrose — I’ll Knock You Out!

“Once upon a time” is a stock phrase used to introduce a narrative of past events, typically in fairy tales and folk tales, but this story is neither – it is real! Legendary West Indies fast bowler Curtly Ambrose was tempted to put his career on the line after an infamous incident happened during the 1995 Australia tour of the […]

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Grave Gives Update On Windies Tour Of England

Members of the West Indies Test team returned to training in small groups days ago at Kensington Oval. This new move comes after an extended period away from the nets – due to the COVID-19 lockdown. This latest move also suggests that the pending three-match Test series against England may become a reality. In training, captain Jason Holder was joined […]

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Nicholas Pooran Big On Faith

When darkness veils his lovely face, I rest on His unchanging grace; in every high and stormy gale, my anchor holds within the veil. On Christ, the solid rock, I stand; all other ground is sinking sand, all other ground is sinking sand. — Edward Mote Pooran’s reflection on his cricket career during a recent interview on the social media […]

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Powell — The Selection Panel Has A Case To Answer

The exclusion of Kieran Powell from the provisional Windies 30-man squad for the tour of England this summer is one of consternation. Over the years, some Windies players have felt hard done by Windies selectors, and not including Powell in its current squad is another case in point. It cannot be that one of the criteria for the Windies selection […]

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CWI — Head Coach Wanted!

Anybody following the Windies women at play recently would have noticed a significant falloff in their game. This situation, no doubt, has led to Cricket West Indies taking action to set their house in order. Consequently, the search for a permanent head coach for the West Indies Women is on in earnest. The new coach will replace interim head coach […]

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Fazeer Mohammed: CWI Board Of Directors Role Questioned

Leading Caribbean journalist and cricket commentator Fazeer Mohammed in an interview on popular Jamaica’s radio station Hitz 92 FM’s program Sports Grill questioned the role of Cricket West Indies Board of Directors in the management of cricket within the region. This comes against the background of accusations made against former CWI’s President Dave Cameron led administration of mismanagement and failure […]