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Nixon McLean's father passes

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent -- Mr. Vincent Mc Lean the father of former West Indies fast bowler Nixon Mc Lean died on Wednesday 18th March 2009 after a brief illness.

Mr. Mc Lean was a community activist in the Stubbs area of St. Vincent and the Grenadines where he assisted greatly with the general development of Sports.

Windwards gain upper hand against Leewards

BASSETERRE – Off-spinner Shane Shillingford took 6-48 from 10 overs to wreck the Leeward Islands’ batting as the Windward Islands gained control on Saturday’s opening day of their practice match for the West Indies Cricket Board’s Regional four-day tournament.

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.

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.

WICB breaks new ground

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has broken new ground with the hosting of a pre-event seminar for its 2009 Cricket Season.

Held at the Jolly Beach Resort in Antigua on Wednesday, the seminar was part of the Board’s new Strategic Plan Initiative in which the Board has expanded all of its events planning processes to embrace the Territorial Boards across the region.

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