Barbados Cricket

WICB pays tribute to Marshall on 10th anniversary of his death

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua -- Today, Wednesday, November 4, 2009 marks 10 years since the death of Malcolm Marshall, the Barbados and West Indies cricket legend. Marshall, one of the greatest fast bowlers the game has ever seen, died of cancer on November 4, 1999 in his native Barbados. He was 41.

WICB offer best wishes to Sir Everton

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), representatives of management and members of the West Indies cricket team, join the international cricket fraternity in extending to the legendary Sir Everton  Weekes, sincere best wishes for a speedy recovery from his recent accident.

The 84- year-old Sir Everton, who enjoys international acclaim for his five (5) consecutive Test centuries, was hospitalized in Barbados last weekend, following a fall at his home.

Sir Everton is reported to be doing well after undergoing surgery.

Ticket prices: West Indies versus England

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has announced ticket prices for admission to all matches in the up-coming England Tour to the Caribbean, in which the First Test against the West Indies opens at Sabina Park, Jamaica, on Wednesday, February 4th.

England arrive in St. Kitts on January 21st for the Digicel Series 2009, which involves four (4) Test Matches, five (5) ODIs and one (1) Twenty20 International.

New boy Nurse named in Barbados squad

BRIDGETOWN ­-- The Barbados cricket selectors named middle-order batsman Rohan Nurse as the only newcomer in their squad for the start of the 2009 West Indies Cricket Board’s Four-day Regional Tournament.

WICB to fund Regional 4-Day Competition

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has announced that the 2009 four-day regional tournament will feature a home and away format, which guarantees that first class players will now have the opportunity to play at least ten (10) first class matches a year.

An official release, issued by the WICB today (Sunday) pointed out that one of the key objectives of the Board’s Five Year Strategic Plan is to increase the number of first class matches through longer tournaments.


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