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WICB confirms the appointment of Tour Operators and Ticket Sales Agents

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), in keeping with its Draft Strategic Plan 2008-2012, is moving to ensure that at least 75% of the capacity of the Caribbean’s major cricket venues is occupied by cricket fans for the up-coming Tour by England in the Digicel Series 2009.

ICC confirms process for selection for World Twenty20

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday confirmed details of the process for the selection of venues for the ICC World Twenty20 2010 in the West Indies. As per the host agreement, the West Indies Cricket Board has undertaken to recommend its preferred venues to the ICC. The ICC Board will consider the recommendation at its quarterly meeting that will take place in Perth, Australia on January 31 and February 1.

 The ICC Board will then make its decision based on those recommendations.

Dyson: We will be ready

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand -- West Indies Head Coach John Dyson said on Monday his players will be “fully ready” when they come face-to-face with New Zealand in the upcoming two-match Test Series. Speaking after the West Indies arrived in Auckland from Christchurch, Dyson noted that the preparations were going really well for what is expected to be a crucial series.

ICC Chief Executive offers condolences to people of Mumbai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- ICC Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat today offered condolences to the people of Mumbai and those caught up in the terror attacks on the city, on behalf of world cricket’s governing body.

And Mr Lorgat pledged to provide whatever assistance might be required by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

“On behalf of the ICC I would like to offer the condolences and sympathy of the entire cricket world to Mumbai and to India in the wake of the terrible events of the last few days,” he said.

Ramdin working to get better

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand -- West Indies wicket-keeper Denesh Ramdin is working overtime to make sure he is ready to take on New Zealand. The fleet-footed 23-year-old has been having extended net and fitness sessions to get in top shape for what he sees as a major challenge.

“I am hoping this could be my breakthrough tour. This is my second tour of New Zealand, I was here in 2006 and we lost that series, so I would like to turn that around this time. We are more experienced now. We are capable of doing very well against New Zealand,” Ramdin said.


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