WEST INDIES CRICKET

  • BCCI Working Committee to discuss West Indies pullout today Yesterday

    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 2 days 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 3 days ago

    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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 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 5 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 October 12, 2014

    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...
  • Denesh Ramdin replaces Darren Sammy as West Indies Test captain May 9, 2014

    Denesh Ramdin was on Friday appointed captain of the West Indies Test side in place of Darren Sammy and the wicketkeeperbatsman's first assignment will be the home series against New Zealand beginning next month. However, Sammy will continue to be the T20 captain which means the West Indies have separate skippers...
  • Windies' Kieron Pollard set for return after injury March 28, 2014

    Port of Spain: West Indies batsman Kieron Pollard will make a return to first class cricket after being out of action for nearly six months with a knee injury. Pollard has been picked in the Trinidad and Tobago squad which will face Combined Campuses and Colleges athe the Queen's Park Oval...
  • 19-point plan for West Indies' return to No.1 spot March 26, 2014

    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 day...
  • Windies offie Shillingford to make comeback with tweaked action March 20, 2014

    St.John's: Suspended West Indies spinner Shane Shillingford returns to action this weekend after undergoing remedial work on his bowling action. The 31-year-old off-spinner is set to appear for third-placed Windward Islands, when they face leaders Jamaica in the Regional 4-Day Tournament starting on Friday at Sabina Park in Kingston, Jamaica. Shillingford was...
  • Five-wicket haul boosts Jerome Taylor's confidence March 5, 2014

    Kingston:Jerome Taylor, the Jamaican pacer who has returned to First Class cricket after a prolonged injury lay-off, says he is confident he can perform well to regain his place in the West Indies side. Taylor, 29, absent from cricket for over two and a half years due to a back injury,...
  • Viv Richards statue unveiled in Antigua March 1, 2014

    St. John's: Former West Indies cricket captain and Antigua national hero Sir Vivian Richards says he feels privileged to have a statue unveiled in his honour. The unveiling occurred at a ceremony here attended by a number of dignitaries including past cricketers. "It's not often you see impressions you think look real...
  • Saqlain could inspire West Indies spinners, says Miller February 25, 2014

    Kingston: West Indies spinner Nikita Miller said the return of spin legend and coach Saqlain Mushtaq to the regional setup will help inspire their bowlers in the limited-overs series against England, starting Friday. The former Pakistan player was brought in to help West Indies' spinners after a clinic at the West...
  • Clive Lloyd wants Windies to show passion for the sport February 22, 2014

    Port of Spain: Former West Indies cricket captain Clive Lloyd wants current players to recommit themselves to the improvement of the game in the region. Considered the most successful Test captain of all time, Lloyd said that the players must develop a passion for cricket, and not just the money. "We must...
  • 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...
  • Former Pakistan coach Richard Pybus appointed WICB director October 25, 2013

    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 threeyear contract, starting Nov 1, reports CMC. Pybus has worked extensively...