WICB

  • 19-point plan for West Indies' return to No.1 spot 26-03-2014 03:09 PM

    Port of Spain: A 19-point plan that aims to establish the West Indies as the No.1 performing team in world cricket, has been approved by the country's governing Board. The plan includes the implementation of a captain's council, professionalisation of first class cricket, doubling of matches in the regional four...
  • West Indies project doubled revenue if 'Big Three' rule cricket 29-01-2014 07:03 PM

    Dubai: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) is projecting a one hundred percent increase in revenue over the next eight years if new principles giving more control over cricket's future to England, India and Australia are voted in. The WICB has issued a statement backing the principles put forward on...
  • Gayle, Pollard included in Windies' provisional World T20 squad 19-01-2014 03:04 PM

    St. John's: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has included Chris Gayle and Kieron Pollard in a provisional 30-member squad for the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh March-April. Both players missed out on the recent series against India and New Zealand. Gayle suffered a hamstring tear in India in November and...
  • Former Pakistan coach Richard Pybus appointed WICB director 25-10-2013 06:58 PM

    St. John's, Antigua: Former Pakistan head coach Richard Pybus has been appointed director of cricket to the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) A WICB media release Thursday said Pybus, an Englishman based in South Africa, has been appointed on a three-year contract, starting Nov 1, reports CMC. Pybus has worked...
  • Coaches applaud new WICB appointments 28-09-2013 04:45 PM

    St. John's (Antigua): At least two cricket coaches have welcomed the appointment of two former West Indies players on the coaching staff of the West Indies teams. Ezra Moseley, the fast bowling allrounder from Barbados, will join the West Indies Women's team as an assistant coach while Robert Samuels, the...
  • Curtley Ambrose calls for cricket's overhaul in Antigua 15-09-2013 05:28 PM

    St John's: Former West Indies pacer Curtley Ambrose believes that an overhaul of the entire structure of Caribbean cricket is needed for the game to improve. Ambrose said more attention should be paid to development of talent at the grassroots level, reports CMC. Ambrose bemoaned the lack of Antiguans on...
  • Saqlain Mushtaq impressed with West Indies spinners 09-09-2013 01:21 PM

    Bridgetown: Former Pakistan offspinner Saqlain Mushtaq said he was honoured to be invited to the Caribbean to train the current generation of West Indies spinners. Saqlain accepted an invitation from the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and has been sharing his wisdom and understanding with current and emerging spinners at...
  • Mushtaq to hold spin bowling clinic in Barbados 30-08-2013 03:32 PM

    St. John's: Former Pakistan offspinner Saqlain Mushtaq is to conduct a spin bowling clinic for current and emerging West Indies cricketers in Barbados next week. Mushtaq, now a spin bowling consultant, has been contracted by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to work with twelve men's spin bowlers from various...
  • Former Windies wicket-keeper Hendriks receives Lifetime Award 22-08-2013 02:34 PM

    Port of Spain: Former Jamaica and West Indies wicketkeeper Jackie Hendriks says he is surprised at the decision by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to present him with a Lifetime Achievement Award. The Award was presented to Hendriks during the recent joint WICB/West Indies Players Association (WIPA) award ceremony...
  • West Indies to stage Women's 2018 World Twenty20 30-06-2013 04:15 PM

    London: The West Indies will host the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's World Twenty20 in 2018 and the Under-19 Cricket World Cup in 2022. These were among the various decisions taken at the conclusion of the ICC Annual Conference here Saturday, reports CMC. The IDI Board (ICC Development International) also...
  • Pakistan's tour of West Indies starts July 14 28-06-2013 01:53 PM

    St. John's (Antigua): The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has released the schedule for Pakistan's tour of the Caribbean starting July 14. The series will include five ODIs and two Twenty20 Internationals. Guyana will host the first two ODIs, followed by three ODIs at the Beausejour Cricket Grounds in St....
  • Pakistan, West Indies not to play T20 Internationals in USA 22-06-2013 09:24 PM

    Karachi: Pakistan and West Indies Cricket Boards have failed to reach an agreement on playing two T20 Internationals in Florida, United States next month. The two Boards had discussed having the two T20 games in Florida due to the large number of South Asian and West Indian expatriates community in...
  • Digicel extends contract with West Indies Cricket Board 05-06-2013 05:29 PM

    Kingston: Telecommunications company Digicel announced that it was extending its sponsorship of the West Indies cricket team for three more years until September 2016. Digicel's renewed contract on Tuesday sees the company retain its title as team sponsor which includes all the marketing and branding rights for the team, reports...
  • Pakistan to play only limited-overs series in West Indies 31-05-2013 02:22 PM

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has decided to undertake a short tour of the West Indies in July to play only a five-match ODI series and two Twenty20 matches after the West Indies Cricket Board revised a confirmed tour schedule that included Test matches also. Official sources in the PCB...
  • England to tour West Indies in February next year 19-05-2013 06:06 PM

    St.John's, Antigua: England and West Indies will play three Twenty20 matches and three One-Day Internationals in the Caribbean early next year, the West Indies Cricket Board announced. The three One-Day Internationals will be played at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in Antigua while Kensington Oval in Barbados will host...
  • Richard Skerrit appointed as one of WICB directors 01-05-2013 03:53 PM

    Port of Spain: Kitts and Nevis government minister, Richard Skerrit, has been appointed a director of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB). Skerrit, the federation's tourism minister, was one of two new directors appointed to the WICB at its board meeting in Trinidad last weekend. Skerrit was nominated by CARICOM...
  • Chris Gayle dedicates history-making feat to Caribbean fans 26-04-2013 03:06 PM

    Kingston: West Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle who scored the fastest century in professional cricket says he is dedicating his history-making feat to fans in the Caribbean. Gayle established a series of records on his way to an undefeated 175 for Royal Challengers Bangalore against Pune Warriors India in the...
  • Sri Lanka A to tour West Indies 25-04-2013 02:49 PM

    St. John's, Antigua: The Sri Lanka A team will tour the Caribbean in June to play a series of matches against the West Indies A in all formats, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) announced. The West Indies tour will involve two Tests (4-day matches), three 50-over encounters and two...
  • Pakistan's tour of West Indies is on, says WICB 10-04-2013 03:28 PM

    St. John's: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has brushed aside media reports suggesting that Pakistan's tour of the Caribbean this year is in jeopardy. A WICB statement released on Monday says the board remains optimistic that the tour will take place in July as planned and says negotiations are...
  • Doubts loom over Pakistan's tour of West Indies 07-04-2013 03:27 PM

    Islamabad: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has accused the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) of reneging on an agreement to facilitate a tour of the Caribbean this year. Pakistan were originally scheduled to play two Tests, five ODIs and two Twenty20s in the Caribbean in June and July. However, reports...
  • Sammy, Gayle rested for Zimbabwe ODIs 18-02-2013 09:57 AM

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  • WI board wants coach Gibson to continue 26-01-2013 04:34 PM

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