Tag: CWI

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WIPA Seeks To Mend Fences With Players

Six years on, since the Windies’ players walked off their job in a dispute over wages on India’s tour, the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) is yet to mend fences with some players. However, the Secretary of WIPA, Wayne Lewis, is hoping to build a renewed relationship with players after a sit-down talk. “Hopefully, at some stage, we will have […]

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Skerritt — “West Indies Cricket Is Not At War With Andre Russell.”

Cricket West Indies President Ricky Skerritt has made it clear that Andre Russell has his full support and will not suffer the wrath of selectors for opting out of the recent T20I series in New Zealand. The 32-year-old Jamaica and Windies allrounder has been heavily criticized by pundits and fans alike for ignoring the offer to play for the Windies. […]

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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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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 […]

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CWI Sitting On A Gold Mine, But Do They Know It?

Apart from oil and marijuana in the Caribbean region, Cricket West Indies (CWI) is sitting on not only one of the best but also the most precious resources in the Caribbean — the question is, do they know it? The fact is, today sports is big business. Americans are said to spend over 100 billion dollars on games last year. […]

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Ganga Calls For Loosening Of Deadlock

Former Trinidad and Tobago and West Indies opening batsman Daren Ganga is appealing for a speedy resolution to the ongoing spat between Cricket West Indies (CWI) and suspended batsman Darren Bravo. Ganga posits the view that both Darren Bravo and CWI are poorer for the deadlock which currently obtains. In a recent television interview, Cameron has advised that for Bravo […]