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  • Photo of Report highlighting the current state and future prospects of West Indies Cricket to be submitted to CARICOM Heads

    Report highlighting the current state and future prospects of West Indies Cricket to be submitted to CARICOM Heads

    Friday 3 May 2024 (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown): Dr the Hon. Keith Rowley, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, announced that a report will be compiled on the future growth of West Indies Cricket when Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads meet in July in Grenada. This report will provide a comprehensive and reliable assessment of the current state and future…

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  • Photo of “WE ARE COMMITTED TO EMPOWERING THE NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS TO ACT ON CLIMATE CHANGE”– CARICOM SG

    “WE ARE COMMITTED TO EMPOWERING THE NEXT GENERATION OF LEADERS TO ACT ON CLIMATE CHANGE”– CARICOM SG

    “We need to ensure that young people are enabled to be agents of change, with the power to shape a more resilient and sustainable future. This is critical in our CARICOM Region, where Youth are 60 per cent of the population.” Dr. Carla Barnett, CARICOM Secretary-General CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana – Wednesday, 24 April 2024: “We need to…

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  • Photo of Sir Clive Lloyd to Receive Order of the Caribbean Community at 47th HGC

    Sir Clive Lloyd to Receive Order of the Caribbean Community at 47th HGC

    Thursday, 29 February 2024 (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown): Revered Guyanese cricketer and Caribbean hero Sir Clive Hubert Lloyd CBE AO, CM will be conferred with the Order of the Caribbean Community at the next Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM, which will be held in Grenada in July. This was announced by H.E. Dr…

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  • Photo of PM Keith Rowley Chairs CARICOM Prime Ministerial Sub-Committee on Cricket

    PM Keith Rowley Chairs CARICOM Prime Ministerial Sub-Committee on Cricket

    CARICOM Heads of Government will meet with representatives of Cricket West Indies next week to discuss how to better “position the game in the Caribbean so that we could come back to the glorious days”, CARICOM Chairman, the Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit, announced on Wednesday. At a press conference at the conclusion of the Forty-Fifth Meeting of the Conference of Heads…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Congratulates West Indies on Test Series win against Bangladesh

    CARICOM Congratulates West Indies on Test Series win against Bangladesh

    Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, has extended congratulations to the West Indies cricket team on their test series victory against Bangladesh. Prime Minister Rowley praised the discipline, determination and grit of the Caribbean players, under the captaincy of Kraigg Brathwaite, to secure two consecutive wins against the home…

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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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