Best backs Hinds
NOT ALL West Indian international cricketers are siding with the team in India demanding the resignation of West Indies Players’ Association (WIPA) president and chief executive officer Wavell Hinds.
Barbados fast bowler Tino Best is endorsing Hinds for playing a key role in aiming to improve remuneration packages for regional cricketers who fail to make it to the highest level.
“I am supporting Wavell,” Best told NATIONSPORT. “He has given the opportunity to first-class players to be in professional set-up. The players have to see that it is an opportunity for all of us to get something on our plate.
“We act too covetous at times as people. It is sad. Let everybody get an opportunity. A lot of the regional players will never play for West Indies. At least now they can make a decent living.
“A lot of us have nice homes and nice cars but some of the others are struggling. What Wavell is doing is brilliant.”
Best’s comments came in the midst of an ongoing saga that has intensified with the latest letter from the players sent to West Indies Cricket Board president Dave Cameron asking him to intervene and help remedy the impasse.
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