Jamaica Cricket

Results: WICB's Regional Limited Overs Competition

GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- Results from the Thursday matches in the first round of the West Indies Cricket Board’s One-Day Tournament being played in Guyana:

At the Everest Cricket Club

LEEWARDS ISLANDS 367 for 4 off 50 overs (Austin Richards 141, Omari Banks 75 not out, Runako Morton 72, Tonito Willett 23, Kieran Powell 22; Karun Jethi 2-50, Javier Baidwan 2-62) CANADA 183 for 7 off 50 overs (Quasir Ali 52, Sunil Dhaniram 44, Javier Baidwan 38 not out; Omari Banks 2-24)

LEEWARDS won by 184 runs

At the National Stadium, Providence

CEO speaks ahead of WICB's One Day Tournament

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua -- As we prepare to host the 2008 One-Day Regional Tournament in Guyana, we cannot help but hope that the tournament will be the beginning of a new focus on raising the bar in West Indies Cricket.

The results of the One-Dayers in recent years have been mixed; we have had some good performances but we have also witnessed scores and performances that are well below the first class standards that are to be expected from Regional Tournaments.

Doping Code coming for WICB

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua -- Effective January 1st, 2009, West Indies cricketers can be tested for drugs in and out of competition.

The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) in an official release on Tuesday explained that the measure is in keeping with the codes of the World Anti-Doping Authority (WADA), to which the International Cricket Council (ICC) is a signatory.

The WICB pointed out that all member countries of the ICC are now governed by the WADA codes.

WICB pays tribute to Jackie Hendricks

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) at its meeting in Antigua last weekend, expressed its congratulations to the newly-elected President of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA), business executive Paul Campbell, while paying tribute to his predecessor, Jackie Hendricks, former Jamaica and West Indies wicketkeeper.

Campbell is new Jamaica boss

KINGSTON, Jamaica ­-- Paul Campbell has been elected as the new President of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA). The business executive won the election on Thursday, defeating West Indies fast bowling legend Courtney Walsh by three votes at the JCA’s annual general meeting and election of officers.


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