WICB & WIPA Agreement
ST. JOHN'S, Antigua -- WIPA and WICB have announced that all outstanding matters in dispute between the two bodies have been settled amicably. Resolution of the matters in dispute was reached after a three day meeting between Dr. Julian Hunte and Mr. Dinanath Ramnarine.
Only two outstanding matters - the issue regarding the India 2009 Tour and the issue of 'Team Rights' – will be referred to a special arbitration process as set out in the recommendations of the CARICOM Prime Ministerial Sub Committee on Cricket given on the 11th September 2009 and agreed to by the WICB and WIPA.
In addition, the WICB and the WIPA agreed to commence negotiations on or before October 15th 2009 with respect to a new long term MOU/CBA agreement between the parties, with a commitment towards its finalization by December 31st 2009, at the latest.
Both parties are pleased that the Agreement reached creates an environment to engage in building a genuine partnership that can ensure the long term development and progress of West Indies cricket.