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  • Photo of Single Prime Ministerial Sub-Committee on Cricket has broad mandate

    Single Prime Ministerial Sub-Committee on Cricket has broad mandate

    Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) have decided that there will now be a single Prime Ministerial Sub-Committee on Cricket that will handle all aspects of the game. Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, Chair of the Conference of Heads of Government said Wednesday evening, that instead of two Prime Ministerial sub-Committees on Cricket – one on Governance and one…

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  • Photo of Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell Prime Minister Sir Frank Worrell Memorial Lecture UWI- CaveHill Campus May 25th, 2016  West Indies Cricket in the 21st Century: Continuity and Change

    Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell Prime Minister Sir Frank Worrell Memorial Lecture UWI- CaveHill Campus May 25th, 2016 West Indies Cricket in the 21st Century: Continuity and Change

    The last twenty years have not been kind to West Indies cricket. Its decline started slowly in the mid-nineties but gathered momentum as time went by and now, the team appears to be trapped in a failure spiral. It is true that the Under 19 Team and the Women’s Team excelled in the World Cups. It is also true that…

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  • Photo of Tony Cozier, voice of West Indies cricket, dies at 75

    Tony Cozier, voice of West Indies cricket, dies at 75

    Tony Cozier, the West Indian cricket writer, commentator and journalist, has died in his home country, Barbados, at the age of 75 after an illness. He had been admitted to hospital on May 3 for tests related to infections in the neck and legs. Cozier began writing on cricket as a teenager in 1958 and, despite not having played the…

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  • Photo of WICB coaches workshop a success

    WICB coaches workshop a success

    BRIDGETOWN—As part of its continued efforts to enhance coaches’ education, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) hosted another key initiative with a two-day workshop to deal directly with the bowling actions of players across the region. Richard Done, the International Cricket Council’s (ICC’s) High Performance Manager, conducted the programme “Identifying and Rehabilitating Suspect Bowling Actions” — the aim to assist…

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  • Photo of West Indies Legends call for dissolution of ‘obsolete’ WICB

    West Indies Legends call for dissolution of ‘obsolete’ WICB

    A host of West Indies legends including Garry Sobers, Viv Richards, Wes Hall and Andy Robertshave called upon the WICB to dissolve the board, in line with the CARICOM cricket review panel’s recommendation, and appoint an interim committee as part of the structural reforms that would enable the region’s cricket to “develop and flourish”. On April 14 in Grenada, converging…

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  • Photo of FINAL REPORT of the Review Panel on the Governance of Cricket

    FINAL REPORT of the Review Panel on the Governance of Cricket

    Overview This final Report of the CARICOM Cricket Review Panel is the outcome of three months of consultation, interviews, deliberations, and meetings by a five member panel of CARICOM citizens appointed by the Prime Ministerial Committee on the Governance of West Indies Cricket.  The composition of the panel, its terms of reference and the list of interviewees are presented in…

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  • Photo of West Indies T20 achievement is testament to Region’s rich talent – PM Browne

    West Indies T20 achievement is testament to Region’s rich talent – PM Browne

    Chairman of the Prime Ministerial Sub-Committee on Cricket, Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister Hon. Gaston Browne has congratulated the West Indies Women and  Men’s cricket teams on their victories in the World T20 competitions, which ended in India on Sunday.   Prime Minister Browne said the achievement of winning all the ICC titles at stake in 2016, including the Under…

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  • Photo of Message From Secretary-General Larocque on The World T20 Victories By The West Indies

    Message From Secretary-General Larocque on The World T20 Victories By The West Indies

     We have ability, not only to compete but lead the world – CARICOM SG on Windies Teams   CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque has congratulated the West Indies women and men’s teams on their victories in the ICC T20 competitions on Sunday, saying these triumphs underscored the fact that our people have the ability, not only to compete, but to…

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  • Photo of West Indies captain Darren Sammy’s emotional speech at the presentation ceremony of the World T20 final

    West Indies captain Darren Sammy’s emotional speech at the presentation ceremony of the World T20 final

    I want to thank the almighty, because without him nothing is possible. We have a pastor in the team in Andre Fletcher, he keeps on praying. We are a praying team. I’m really happy for this win and it’s something we are going to cherish for a long time.   I’ve said we have 15 match-winners. Nobody gave us a…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Cricket governance sub-committee Chairman congratulates victorious Windies teams

    CARICOM Cricket governance sub-committee Chairman congratulates victorious Windies teams

    Prime Minister of Grenada and Chairman of the CARICOM Subcommittee on Cricket Governance, Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell, has congratulated the West Indies Men’s and Women’s teams on their heartwarming victories in the World T20 competitions earlier today. The Men’s team defeated England in the Finals by four wickets, with two balls remaining; scoring four consecutive sixes in the…

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