WEST INDIES CRICKET BOARD

  • BCCI may claim damages close to Rs. 400 cr from West Indies 23 hours 43 minutes ago

    West Indies' pullout from their tour of India may cost the country's board heavily with BCCI mulling to claim damages to the tune of approximately Rs. 400 crore from the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB). The BCCI is due to have a working committee meeting on October 21 to discuss the...
  • Clive Llyod apologises for Windies team calling off tour Yesterday

    New Delhi: Former captain and West Indies Cricket Board selection committee chairman Clive Lloyd on Saturday apologised for the Caribbean team's unprecedented move to pull out of remainder of India tour in the wake of an acrimonious pay dispute with WICB, saying that it was a mistake on the part...
  • West Indies Cricket Board slams Dwayne Bravo as India tour called off 2 days ago

    The West Indies Cricket Board attacked one-day captain Dwayne Bravo after confirming on Friday that the team's tour of India had been abandoned following a strike by their own players in a pay dispute. As India won the fourth of what were supposed to be five-one-day internationals by 59 runs...
  • West Indies board apologises after India tour abandoned 2 days ago

    The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) said it had been left with no choice but to abandon its tour of India after its players "withdrew their services" amid an internal dispute. The board said in a statement it had held an emergency meeting on Friday to discuss developments in India, where...
  • Indian cricket should cut all ties with West Indies: Anurag Thakur 2 days ago

    Dharamsala: Reacting angrily to the West Indies' pull out, BCCI joint secretary Anurag Thakur on Friday severely criticized WICB's decision to call their players back midway from the tour and said that the Indian board should cut all ties with the Caribbean team. "They (West Indies players) had made their decision...
  • West Indies deny calling off India tour 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The West Indies have not called off the ongoing tour to India despite reports earlier that Sri Lanka had stepped in to take their place, the West Indies Cricket Board said on Friday. "The West Indies Cricket Board advises, that, contrary to media reports, it has taken no decision...
  • WICB will only have dialogue with Players Association 3 days ago

    Kingston: In what seems to be a jolt to the Caribbean players, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has made it clear that it will have a dialogue with only the national players association (WIPA) to solve the ongoing pay dispute. WICB president Dave Cameron made it clear through a letter...
  • Windies players seek board help, say WIPA not their agent 1 week ago

    Bridgetown: The West Indies players currently on tour of India say they no longer want to be any part of a Wavell Hinds-led West Indies Players Association (WIPA), and have asked the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to "urgently" intervene in the impasse. In a letter to WICB president Dave Cameron,...
  • West Indies players want WIPA disbanded October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Disgruntled with its Players Association due to an ongoing pay dispute, the West Indian team have sought the Cricket Board's "urgent intervention" to dissolve the body as it no longer had the "authority to speak" on the side's behalf. The Caribbean side, which is currently playing an ODI series...
  • No threat to ODI series, trying to resolve West Indies pay dispute: BCCI October 9, 2014

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday assured the West Indies team that it will speak to the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to resolve the pay dispute that led to the Windies threatening a strike ahead of the ODI series against India. "I want to...
  • Defiant West Indies agree to play in Kochi, but demands stay October 8, 2014

    Clouds hanging over the first ODI between India and West Indies cleared hours before the series opener in Kochi on Wednesday after the visiting players agreed to play without backing down on their demands in the long-standing payment row with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB). The first signs of revolt...
  • West Indies threaten to boycott India ODI series opener October 8, 2014

    A strike could hit West Indies' tour opener against India on Wednesday due to a row between leading West Indies players and their own union. The match in Kochi, where the teams are already assembled, is the first of five one-day internationals to be followed by three Test matches and a...
  • Sunil Narine, Andre Russell choose CLT20 over Tests August 30, 2014

    St. John's: Mystery offspinner Sunil Narine has once again chosen the Twenty20 format over Test cricket after opting out of the twoTest series against Bangladesh at home. Narine was a notable omission from the 13man squad announced by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) on Friday for the first Test at...
  • West Indies part ways with coach Ottis Gibson August 20, 2014

    St. John's: The West Indies parted ways with coach Ottis Gibson, just a day ahead of a home oneday series against Bangladesh. The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) on Tuesday said the two sides "mutually agreed to terminate their association" with team manager Richie Richardson stepping in as interim coach. No reason...
  • West Indies Cricket Board removes New Zealand Test match from Guyana June 1, 2014

    Guyana: Guyana has lost the third Test between the West Indies and New Zealand due to a dispute over who controls cricket in the South American country. The teams were scheduled to play the final Test at the Providence Stadium, Georgetown, from June 26 to 30. However, the West Indies Cricket...
  • I was no longer needed for Tests, says Darren Sammy May 11, 2014

    New Delhi: West Indies' Twenty20 captain Darren Sammy says his decision to quit Test cricket came after the selectors conveyed to him that they didn't have any plans for him as player or captain in the team. Sammy retired from Tests on Friday evening and the announcement came just hours after...
  • Denesh Ramdin ready for challenges as West Indies captain May 11, 2014

    Port of Spain: Newlyinstalled West Indies skipper Denesh Ramdin is anticipating a myriad of challenges when he takes over at the helm of the regional side but says he is ready for the learning curve the role will present. The 29yearold was on Friday named by the West Indies Cricket Board...
  • Gayle, Pollard included in Windies' provisional World T20 squad January 19, 2014

    St. John's: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has included Chris Gayle and Kieron Pollard in a provisional 30member squad for the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh MarchApril. Both players missed out on the recent series against India and New Zealand. Gayle suffered a hamstring tear in India in November and Pollard...
  • Bravo, Gayle agree to accept WICB retainer contracts January 18, 2014

    Port of Spain: Dwayne Bravo and Chris Gayle have decided to accept retainer contracts with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) after years of refusing it. The move by Gayle and Bravo represents a turnaround from their decision not to accept retainer contracts in 2010 while a third player who did...
  • Bangladesh says World T20 safe after Windies pull out December 9, 2013

    Dhaka: Bangladesh cricket authorities played down security fears on Monday after a bomb explosion outside the hotel of a West Indian touring team sparked jitters ahead of the World Twenty20 next March. The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) on Sunday withdrew their Under19 national cricket team from a sevenmatch series underway...
  • Windies board denies reports coach Gibson is quitting October 18, 2013

    Bridgetown: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has denied reports that Ottis Gibson, West Indies' head coach, is in contention to take over at the Glamorgan Cricket Club. BBC Wales reported that Gibson is being highly considered for the coaching job at Glamorgan. Gibson has been in his current role since...
  • Saqlain Mushtaq impressed with West Indies spinners September 9, 2013

    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 the...
  • West Indies agree to November tour to India September 4, 2013

    St John's: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) on Wednesday accepted India's invitation for a series in November which would allow senior batsman Sachin Tendulkar to play his milestone 200th Test in front of home fans. "The West Indies Cricket Board on Wednesday confirmed that the West Indies team will tour...
  • Former Windies wicketkeeper Hendriks receives Lifetime Award August 22, 2013

    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 at...
  • West Indies to stage Women's 2018 World Twenty20 June 30, 2013

    London: The West Indies will host the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's World Twenty20 in 2018 and the Under19 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 confirmed that...
  • Pakistan's tour of West Indies starts July 14 June 28, 2013

    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. Lucia....
  • Pakistan, West Indies not to play T20 Internationals in USA June 22, 2013

    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 the...
  • Digicel extends contract with West Indies Cricket Board June 5, 2013

    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 CMC. "Cricket...
  • England to tour West Indies in February next year May 19, 2013

    St.John's, Antigua: England and West Indies will play three Twenty20 matches and three OneDay Internationals in the Caribbean early next year, the West Indies Cricket Board announced. The three OneDay Internationals will be played at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground in Antigua while Kensington Oval in Barbados will host the...
  • Richard Skerrit appointed as one of WICB directors May 1, 2013

    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 while the...