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WICB extends sympathies on Gene Butler's passing

St John’s, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board expresses deepest sympathies to the children and relatives of Gene Butler, wife of former West Indies and Trinidad & Tobago cricketer and President of the Leeward Islands Cricket Association Bunny Butler, who passed on Wednesday last.

Gene, who was married to Bunny for over 50 years, was active in the women’s Pokino Group in St John’s and the couple founded the Antigua Hash House Harriers.

Scores: Day 1 of St Kitts Under-13 Festival

Results from the first round of matches in the St Kitts Under-13 Cricket Tournament played on Saturday. Matches are 25-overs-per-side:

At Elquemedo Willett Park, Nevis: Nevis beat Antigua by 122 runs. Nevis 242-6 off 25 overs (Ras Powell 79, Colin Archibald 30, Saeed Williams 29, Clydre Smith 23 not out, Delroy Cornelius 23; Kenrick Scott 2-32, Brian Baggat 2-53). Antigua and Barbuda 120-9 off 25 overs (Hugan Tonge 19; Saeed Williams 3-23, Akeem Harvey 2-14, Philo Wallace 2-24)

WICB contributes to Regional Under 13 Tournament

Basseterre, St Kitts - The annual Under-13 Cricket Festival in St. Kitts and Nevis has received a financial boost this year from the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), as young cricketers prepare to compete in the series of matches starting Friday, August 20.

St Vincent take first strike as Women's League bowls off

Kingstown, St Vincent – The West Indies Cricket Board Women’s League 50-over Tournament 2010 gets underway today in St Vincent. In their opening match host St Vincent won the toss and opted to bat first against Grenada at the Arnos Vale 2 ground.

The match between Trinidad and Tobago has been moved from Sion Hill due to a wet ground and is now slated to be played at Victoria Park. There will be a delayed start.

Updates in the St Lucia v Dominica (at Stubbs) and Jamaica v Barbados (Arnos Vale 1) encounters are to follow shortly.

WICB announces list of approved cricket

In order to aid in protecting the integrity of cricket in the region, for the first time the West Indies Cricket Board has decided compile and publicly announce the complete list of all approved cricket within its jurisdiction.

"The WICB takes very seriously it’s responsibility in overseeing cricket in the West Indies and as such we are making public the list of approved cricket so that there can be no doubt by any stakeholder as to what matches or events are approved by the WICB,” WICB CEO Dr. Ernest Hilaire outlined.


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