WI Cricket – dumb and dumber

Feb 27

WICB-02CLR James and the likes of Learie Constantine and Frank Worrell must be turning in their graves over the way in which the game of cricket is being treated in this Caribbean of ours. They would be unable to understand and accept what transpires for leadership of the sport in the region and be decidedly disappointed in the quality of the players of today, not only in respect of their cricketing skills but also in respect of what appears to be their understanding of the importance of the game for us in the Caribbean. Read the rest of this entry »

The WICB/CARICOM debacle

Jan 09

facepalm013The letter of this country’s Prime Minister to the President of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has brought to the fore a number of issues in the world of sport that reflects the limited understanding of how sport operates in the international arena. Perhaps it has to do with the fact that neither party has really attempted to understand the nuances of sports management and how things are really done in practice to say nothing of the international community’s attempts at forging ever new ways of doing them better. Read the rest of this entry »

Just How Settled is West Indies Cricket?

Dec 12

105362A story carried in the Trinidad Express newspaper dated 3 December 2014 noted, Team manager Sir Richie Richardson says the West Indies have moved beyond the recent controversial impasse with their union and board, and are fully focused on the upcoming Test series against South Africa. Read the rest of this entry »

West Indies’ deepening crisis

Nov 14

anderson_bowledIn the recent past we have been hearing much about the intervention of the CARICOM in the impasse between the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the West Indies Players Association (WIPA). However, there seems that there is much more that the sporting public of the Caribbean are interested in knowing than has thus far been revealed to the region’s media. Read the rest of this entry »

Our Cricket embarrassment never ends

Oct 24

wi womenOn 17 October 2014 the BBC online newspaper carried the following:

West Indies: Confusion reigns over tour of India

The West Indies’ tour of India is shrouded in confusion after conflicting statements from the teams’ boards. Read the rest of this entry »

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