WIPA

  • West Indies players sort out pay dispute with WICB: reports November 3, 2014

    Bridgetown: There has been no formal word on the outcome of the recently held meeting aimed at solving the bitter West Indies cricketers contracts dispute, even as a local newspaper said that the feuding factions in the impasse had reached a resolution. Outlining the agreements reached during the five-hour meeting held...
  • Trinidad meeting hopes to end West Indies cricket impasse October 31, 2014

    Kingston: The feuding parties in the ongoing West Indies cricket dispute will meet in in Trinidad on Friday, in another effort to resolve the bitter impasse. The West Indies players walked off the recent one-day international tour of India in protest over the terms and conditions of their new contracts, sparking...
  • 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...
  • Marlon Samuels maintains he wasn't in favour of pullout from India tour October 28, 2014

    Jamaica: All is not well between West Indies ODI captain Dwayne Bravo and Marlon Samuels with the middle order batsman yet again insisting that he was not a part of the decision to abandon the tour of India, and said he was in favour of solving the problem after finishing...
  • 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...
  • West Indies Cricket Board slams Dwayne Bravo as India tour called off October 18, 2014

    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 pull out of India tour over pay dispute October 17, 2014

    The West Indies will end the tour after the 4th ODI in Dharamsala and will not play the remaining fifth ODI, one-off T20 and three-Test series. ...
  • West Indies pull out of remainder of India tour October 17, 2014

    The West Indies have abruptly called off their ongoing India tour due to an ongoing payment dispute between the WICB (West Indies Cricket Board) and WIPA (West Indies Players Association). The West Indies will end the tour after the 4th ODI in Dharamsala and will not play the remaining fifth...
  • WICB will only have dialogue with Players Association October 16, 2014

    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...
  • 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...
  • West Indies cricketers continue to protest with black armband October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The West Indies team might have put off its 'strike' plan as of now, but the players continued to protest against the payment dispute with the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) by wearing black armbands in the second One-day International against India on Saturday. The Dwayne Bravo-led side had...
  • 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...
  • WICB withdraws statement on Sarwan dispute October 6, 2012

    Antigua: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has apologised for public statements made about the arbitrator of a dispute between the WICB and middleorder batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan. A statement released by the WICB on Friday expressed deepest and sincere regret and came in the wake of threats by Arbitrator Seenath Jairam...
  • WICB and WIPA heading towards solution June 22, 2012

    Bridgetown (Barbados): The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) says "significant progress" has been made in talks with the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) on the controversial Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), following nearly three days of meetings here last week. The WICB and WIPA sat down with a threeman mediation team from...
  • Ramnarine quits as WIPA chief March 27, 2012

    Port of Spain: West Indies Players Association (WIPA) chief Dinanath Ramnarine has stepped down from his role. In a brief statement posted on the WIPA website Monday, the players union board of directors announced Ramnarine's resignation and said that it came "as no surprise, since the longserving and deeply committed Ramnarine...