WEST INDIES CRICKET BOARD

  • Abandoned India tour on agenda in WICB meeting 1 week ago

    St. John's, Antigua: Last year's controversial abandoned tour of India will be on the agenda when the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) meets with the Caribbean Community's (CARICOM) Committee on Cricket Governance next Monday in Grenada. WICB president Dave Cameron, along with all 18 directors of the board, will sit down...
  • Australia's Test series in West Indies rescheduled, to begin June 3 now April 9, 2015

    Bangalore: The Frank Worrell Trophy, the two-Test series between West Indies and Australia, which was supposed to start on June 5, has been brought forward by two days, the West Indies Cricket Board announced on Thursday. The first Test will be played from June 3 in Dominica, while the second Test...
  • West Indies board hopes to settle India tangle with ties, not cash April 2, 2015

    St John's, Antigua: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) is hoping to negotiate a deal with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to have the controversial $42 million claim repaid in matches and not cash. WICB chief executive Michael Muirhead said on Tuesday that the board would send...
  • ICC Annual Conference to take place in Barbados March 16, 2015

    Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced on Monday that its annual conference will take place in Bridgetown, Barbados from June 22 to June 26. "This will be the first time the ICC's annual meetings have taken place in the West Indies and with delegates from over 50 ICC Members expected...
  • WICB proposes 'cricketing solutions' in letter to BCCI January 29, 2015

    St. John's: The embattled West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has insisted on a "cricketing solution" to the current impasse with the Board of Control for Cricket in India and has called for a meeting within the next two months as it battles to stave off the $42 million pay-out demanded...
  • WICB eager to hold discussions with BCCI January 28, 2015

    Jamaica: The president of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Dave Cameron has urged the BCCI to sort the issue of West Indies' pullout from the India tour midway into the series last year, through a bilateral discussion or a third-party mediation over the next two months. The WICB has also...
  • World Cup 2015: Indian garment company to sponsor West Indies cricket team January 28, 2015

    St. John's (Antigua): Yepme, an India-based online shopping company, will sponsor the West Indies team for the World Cup, their cricket board has announced. "We welcome Yepme to the West Indies cricket family of sponsors and partners for the world's premier cricket event - the ICC Cricket World Cup," the West...
  • WICB chief must go, says regional leader January 26, 2015

    Bridgetown: Long serving St Vincent and Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves has blasted the leadership of West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Dave Cameron as "poor" and "embarrassing", and said the Jamaican executive needs to be axed or resign as head of the regional entity. The regional leader was Sunday speaking...
  • BCCI issues fresh ultimatum for damages to West Indies Board January 24, 2015

    New Delhi: In no mood to be lenient on the West Indies Cricket Board, the BCCI has issued an ultimatum to WICB, demanding that it furnish the USD 41.97 million damages caused by the Caribbean team's infamous mid-tour pullout last year. In a fresh letter to WICB President Dave Cameron and...
  • WICB hits back at Kieran Powell's claims January 23, 2015

    St. John's, Antigua: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has rejected several scathing assertions made by embattled opener Kieran Powell, in a recent media statement. Chief among these is the claim that cricket director Richard Pybus attempted to force Powell to divulge the details of the "personal reasons" which forced him...
  • WICB president backs new ODI captain to excel January 13, 2015

    St. George's: West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Dave Cameron has given his full backing to new one-day skipper Jason Holder. The 23-year-old pacer was surprisingly named the replacement to Dwayne Bravo last month for the five-match ODI series in South Africa starting Friday, reports CMC. He was also announced last...
  • West Indies have robbed World Cup of star power January 13, 2015

    The tumult in West Indies cricket has cost the upcoming World Cup two of limited-overs biggest stars. Dwayne Bravo and Keiron Pollard will not be there in Australia and New Zealand to showcase their all-round skills, as the games who's who assemble for the biggest spectacle. There are multiple theories doing...
  • WICB president says World Cup squad picked on merit January 12, 2015

    St George's: West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Dave Cameron has rejected claims that allrounders Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard were axed from the World Cup squad because of their roles in the controversial abandoned tour of India. Neither player was named in the 15-member squad Saturday to contest the World...
  • West Indies lose Assad Fudadin for South Africa series December 18, 2014

    Pretoria: West Indies batsman Assad Fudadin has been ruled out of the three-test tour of South Africa after fracturing a finger in fielding practice on Wednesday. The 29-year-old fractured the little finger on his right hand during the warm-ups on the opening morning of the first test in Pretoria which is...
  • India tour fiasco: WICB, players blamed for pull-out December 15, 2014

    Port of Spain: The West Indies Cricket Board, players and its union have been blamed for the India series fiasco when the team dramatically pulled out midway into the tour over a payment dispute with the board and WIPA, according to a task force set up by WICB. The task force...
  • Lack of unity could cost West Indies at World Cup, says Lara December 9, 2014

    West Indies batting great Brian Lara expects the side to struggle at the World Cup if they are unable to forge a unified team, the former skipper insisting a split between players and administrators was just one of their problems. Caribbean cricket was plunged into crisis when a player revolt over...
  • Assad Fudadin to replace Darren Bravo in Windies Test squad November 22, 2014

    St. John's: Guyana left-hander Assad Fudadin will replace Darren Bravo in the 15-man Test squad for the tour of South Africa, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) announced. The 29-year-old Fudadin played three Tests in 2012 and has mainly campaigned with West Indies A since then. He made his debut against...
  • India tour pull-out: Windies task force begins probe November 21, 2014

    Bridgetown: A task force set-up to probe the circumstances that led to the controversial pull-out of the West Indies team from its tour of India has begun its work, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) announced. The task force comprising chairman Michael Gordon and members Wes Hall and Richard Cheltenham held...
  • West Indies confirm 14 players picked for SA tour sign contracts November 19, 2014

    St. John's: A month after a pay dispute controversially derailed its tour to India, the West Indies Cricket Board has confirmed that 14 top-flight players have signed contracts committing them to a three-Test series in South Africa. The Board of Control for Cricket in India, the most powerful stakeholder in the...
  • We have received an apology letter from WICB, says Sanjay Patel November 10, 2014

    Mumbai: BCCI secretary Sanjay Patel on Monday said that the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has sent "an apology letter" for the sudden cancellation of India tour by their players after an internal payment dispute. "We have received a letter from WICB a couple of days ago. It said that they...
  • ICC meeting to discuss West Indies pullout from India November 5, 2014

    Furore created by the West Indies mid-series pull out from the tour of India and suspected illegal bowling actions will be some of the key issues the ICC Board will discuss when it gather in Dubai on November 9 and 10 for the last round of meetings of the year. In...
  • West Indies cricket chiefs request help over Indian demands November 3, 2014

    West Indies Cricket Board officials are turning to Caribbean political leaders for support and guidance in the aftermath of a US$42 million claim by Indian authorities following last month's abandonment of the tour to India by the West Indies team. On the same day, Friday, that the WICB received formal notification...
  • Trinidad cricket board condemns Windies players pull out October 29, 2014

    Port-of-Spain: The Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) has condemned the recent decision by the West Indies cricketers to abort their tour of India. The condemnation came in the form of a motion moved during the 58th annual general meeting of the TTCB in Couva over the weekend, reports CMC. The...
  • West Indies cricketers' meeting with board, players association termed 'fruitful' October 28, 2014

    Kingston, Jamaica: The West Indies cricketers' meeting to resolve the contracts and pay dispute issue with their players union (WIPA) and the national cricket board (WICB) has turned out to be "cordial, positive and fruitful". The West Indies Cricket Board, the West Indies Players Association met the representatives of the West...
  • Organisers confident West Indies will be at World Cup October 28, 2014

    Organisers are confident West Indies will take part at the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand early next year despite the crisis caused by their withdrawal from the tour of India earlier this month. West Indies, who won the first two World Cup tournaments in 1975 and 1979 and reached...
  • West Indies players retain legal counsel in pay dispute, Samuels opts out October 25, 2014

    Port of Spain: West Indies players, who controversially abandoned the tour of India last week, have retained legal counsel as they prepare to tackle the contentious Collective Bargaining Agreement signed by their union, West Indies Players' Association (WIPA), but batsman Marlon Samuels has opted not to pursue this course of...
  • Worried sponsors pile pressure on West Indies Cricket Board October 24, 2014

    Bridgetown: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), reeling from the fallout from the team's withdrawal from the tour of India, is facing fresh pressure from its worried commercial and broadcast partners. West Indies cricket was plunged into a major crisis after the tourists abandoned their series in India over a protracted...
  • I was fired by West Indies Cricket Board, says Ottis Gibson October 23, 2014

    Kingston: Ottis Gibson says he was fired as the West Indies head coach despite a statement from the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) suggesting otherwise. Gibson's declaration Wednesday three months after ending ties with the WICB contradicts a statement from the board which said the two had mutually agreed to end...
  • BCCI Working Committee to discuss West Indies pullout today October 20, 2014

    Hyderabad: The BCCI's all-powerful Working Committee will meet on Tuesday to decide on whether to impose a freeze on future West Indies tour and claim damages in the wake of the unprecedented move by the Caribbean team to pull out of the remainder of India tour because of the pay...
  • BCCI may claim damages close to Rs. 400 cr from West Indies October 19, 2014

    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...