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Jennifer Nero appointed 1st female WICB Director

St John’s, Antigua– The West Indies Cricket Board has created history by appointing Mrs. Jennifer Nero as the first female to the Board of Directors.

“This Board of Directors is honoured to now have at the highest decision making body of West Indies cricket the counsel and advice from the critically important female perspective,” Dr. Julian Hunte, President of the WICB outlined.

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Martin plays for love, not money

St John’s, Antigua – Anthony Martin is an anomaly. With cricket having evolved into the world of the glitz and glamour of sportainment and the modern cricketer seeking mega-stardom, Martin is a throwback to the days of yore. He is not fascinated by bling, the latest clothing trends or the hottest gadgets. The 28 year old leg spinner has no insatiable desire to be in the lime light. He is neither submissive to peer pressure nor does he feel the need to be confined by the media manager’s guidelines when responding to questions.
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Sir Hilary says 'don' comments misunderstood

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – UWI Cave Hill principal Sir Hilary Beckles has defended his comments characterizing Chris Gayle as a “don”, contending he was merely outlining a public perception that existed.

Sir Hilary was slammed by the West Indies Players Union over the comments, with the players union calling for his resignation as a West Indies Cricket Board director and for UWI to launch an investigation.

5th day tickets free for all fans!

Georgetown, Guyana–Tickets for the fifth day of the First and Second Digicel Tests West Indies v Pakistan will be free for all fans.

The initiative is part of the continued thrust by the WICB to reward faithful fans for coming out to the games over the years in addition to bringing fans back to cricket.

Fans will still require tickets to enter the Guyana National Stadium and Warner Park on the fifth days and can collect these at the usual ticket locations in Guyana and St Kitts.

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Baugh replaces Thomas in ODI squad

Bridgetown, Barbados– The West Indies Cricket Board Selection Committee has called up wicket-keeper Carlton Baugh to replace Devon Thomas in the West Indies squad for the 1st and 2nd Digicel One-Day Internationals against Pakistan in St Lucia.

Thomas has been diagnosed with chicken pox and has returned to Antigua. Baugh will join the squad in Barbados for the ongoing pre-series camp and will travel with team unit to St Lucia.

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