WICB

 

VISION STATEMENT

To establish and sustain West Indies cricket as the sporting symbol of the West Indies, and the West Indies team as the dominant team in international cricket.

MISSION STATEMENT

To develop and promote West Indies cricket for the benefit and enjoyment of the West Indian people, its clients and other stakeholders by procuring a consistently high-quality, successful and international West Indian product.

CONTACT INFORMATION

West Indies Cricket Board Inc., P.O. Box 616 W, St. John's, Antigua
Tel: 268-481-2450 Fax: 268-481-2498 E-mail: wicb@windiescricket.com

 
Sat, 09/17/2011 - 19:30
Kingstown, St Vincent – As a result of lack of finances to cover basic expenses the Neil Williams Cricket Centre was in danger of closure. The WICB Digicel Grassroots Grant will literally rescue the Centre from closing its doors and revive the training programme which caters to 70 boys from across St Vincent. “The grant would breathe new life into the Centre because we were really struggling and we were wondering how we would pay...
Mon, 09/19/2011 - 19:20

Bridgetown,Barbados – There is a buzz among the players in the Sagicor High Performance Centre as they left the Caribbean this afternoon for a two-week tour of Dubai.

Speaking ahead of the squad’s departure Head Coach Andre Coley said there was great expectation as the squad embarked on its second international tour. Last year the Sagicor HPC toured Canada, where they topped a three-nation...

Tue, 09/20/2011 - 17:32

St John's, Antigua - Following is a fan friendly update for most of the Windies and WICB cricket for the upcoming year. While schedules are completed for some, other schedules will be announced once finalised.

West Indies v England – two Twenty20s– These matches will be played at the Kia Oval in London on September 23rdand 25th. Click for Windies squad details...
Thu, 09/22/2011 - 15:55

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, CMC – Xavier Gabriel was named the only uncapped regional One-day player in the Windward Islands’ 14-member squad for next month’s Regional Super50 in Guyana.

Chairman of the Windwards Selection Panel Julian Charles said they have decided to choose an experienced squad for this competition in the hope of going all the way and winning.

“We believe...

Thu, 09/22/2011 - 16:53

St John’s, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board announced the West Indies One Day International and Test squads for the tour to Bangladesh.

Denesh Ramdin has returned to both the ODI and Test squads while off spinner Shane Shillingford returns to the Test squad along with rookie opener Kraigg Brathwaite. Keiran Powell, the Nevisian left handed top order batsman has also been included in...

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 12:00

Dubai, United Arab Emirates– West Indies allrounder Marlon Samuels has been given the go-ahead to bowl again in international cricket. The 30-year-old, who bats right-handed and bowls right-arm off-spin, recently underwent tests on his bowling action in Perth, Australia. He passed the tests and the International Cricket Council (ICC) has granted permission resume bowling.

Samuels in presently in...

Wed, 09/28/2011 - 18:16

Georgetown, Guyana– Bowlers are likely to be encouraged by news coming out of Guyana. Following the WICB commissioned Curators Workshop, curators from around the region have given a firm commitment to prepare pitches for regional and international cricket which will be more consistent and ‘livelier’.

The two day workshop was facilitated by ICC Pitch Consultant Andy Atkinson along...

Thu, 09/29/2011 - 18:46

Georgetown, Guyana– Host Guyana will open their Regional Super50 campaign against the vastly improved and always feisty Windward Islands on October 19th.

The other opening day match will be joint defending champions Barbados going up against the Barbadian based Sagicor High Performance Centre Team which beat the West Indies in Dubai today.

The other joint defending champions, Leeward...

Fri, 09/30/2011 - 18:31
Visakhapatnam, India – West Indies legend Courtney Walsh is enjoying his newest role in West Indies cricket. The former Jamaica and West Indies captain is the Team Manager of the West Indies Under-19 team, presently in India for a four-nation 50 Over tournament. Walsh outlined that he is on tour to deal with the organisation and administration of the team but also on hand to share some of his vast knowledge of the game and...
Sat, 10/01/2011 - 13:48

Editor’s note: The following article appeared in the WICB Regional 50 Over Tournament Guide 2010. With the Regional Super50 coming up later this month it remains as relevant as it was a year ago. We reproduce it below with minor edits for relevance.

Ottis Gibson is the man...

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