Plan for WI
CLEARLY?ALARMED?by the recent ill-fated tours of India and New Zealand, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) says it is moving swiftly to prevent any major fallout and limit any threat to the future viability of the game in the region.
Speaking at a media conference yesterday at Kensington Oval to announce a new sponsorship deal with Banks Holdings Limited for the upcoming limited overs series against England, WICB chief executive Michael Muirhead said the board was cognizant of the West Indies team’s challenges and would be proactive in addressing them.
“It is crystal clear that we didn’t do as well as we would have wanted to over the past few series but what it has done is it has brought a further sense of realization to us that something has to be done, and in this regard we are going to be debriefing the team members when they come. By team, I mean the management team and the captains,” Muirhead said.
“We have a series of plans that we are putting in place to ensure that West Indies cricket will thrive and survive in years to come. And it cannot only be at the elite level; it is the developmental level that we have to be treating with much of what we have to do.”