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  • West Indies Cricket Board not rushing to fill vacant spot for coach 2 days ago

    Bridgetown: West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) chief executive Michael Muirhead said that no decision has been made yet on who will fill the vacant post of Windies head coach and there will be no mad rush to find the candidate. Media reports in recent weeks have indicated that Mickey Arthur was...
  • Sunil Narine, Andre Russell choose CLT20 over Tests 2 days ago

    St. John's: Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine has once again chosen the Twenty20 format over Test cricket after opting out of the two-Test series against Bangladesh at home. Narine was a notable omission from the 13-man 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 one-day 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...
  • Kochi to host first WI ODI on Oct 8; Hyderabad gets 1st Test August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Kochi will be hosting the first One day International between India and West Indies on October 8 while Hyderabad will be hosting the first of three Test matches starting October 30. The tour that starts on October 8, will be followed by second match at Visakhapatnam on October 11....
  • Clive Lloyd named as new head of Windies selectors August 10, 2014

    St John's: Former West Indies captain Clive Lloyd was on Saturday named as the head of selectors with former fast bowlers Eldine Baptiste and Courtney Walsh also joining a new-look panel. The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) said that former wicketkeeper Courtney Browne has been retained on the panel while current...
  • Providence Test shifted to Bridgetown June 3, 2014

    The Kensington Oval at Bridgetown in Barbados, will host the third Test in the upcoming series between West Indies and New Zealand. The match was pulled out of the National Stadium at Providence in Guyana over the weekend after the failure of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and government to...
  • West Indies board removes NZ Test match from Guyana June 3, 2014

    Georgetown, 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...
  • 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...
  • Sunil Narine opts for IPL over Windies' Tests May 31, 2014

    West Indies' offspinner Sunil Narine has opted to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) final and as a result will miss the forthcoming Tests against New Zealand, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) said on Friday. Narine wanted to play for Kolkata Knight Riders in Sunday's IPL 2014 final, and...
  • Sunil Narine in a fix over playing IPL final May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The raging 'Club versus Country' debate again came to the forefront as ace spinner Sunil Narine faces a possible exclusion from the Test team, if he plays the IPL final for KKR thereby failing to meet the deadline joining the West Indies camp latest by June 1. ...
  • Simmons supports Ramdin as West Indies skipper May 17, 2014

    Port of Spain: West Indies opener Lendl Simmons believes newly appointed Test captain Denesh Ramdin will readily adapt to the challenges of his new role. Ramdin was last Friday elevated to the post after the West Indies Cricket Board sacked allrounder Darren Sammy, as reported. "I have been playing with Denesh since...
  • 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: Newly-installed 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 29-year-old was on Friday named by the West Indies Cricket Board...
  • Darren Sammy retires from Tests after Ramdin given WI captaincy May 10, 2014

    West Indies all-rounder Darren Sammy announced his retirement from Test cricket on Friday after he was replaced as captain by wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin. The 30-year-old Sammy, who played in 38 Tests and all but eight of them as skipper, remains the captain of the West Indies Twenty20 team and also...
  • 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...
  • West Indies project doubled revenue if 'Big Three' rule cricket January 30, 2014

    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 day...
  • 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 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 Pollard...
  • 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 three-year contract, starting Nov 1, reports CMC. Pybus has worked extensively...
  • Coaches applaud new WICB appointments September 28, 2013

    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 former...
  • Curtley Ambrose calls for cricket's overhaul in Antigua September 15, 2013

    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 territorial...
  • 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...
  • Mushtaq to hold spin bowling clinic in Barbados August 30, 2013

    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 age...
  • Former Windies wicket-keeper 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 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 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...
  • Pakistan to play only limited-overs series in West Indies May 31, 2013

    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 said...
  • 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 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 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...