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WICB pays tribute to Grayson Shillingford

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has paid tribute to former Dominica, Windward Islands, Combined Islands and West Indies fast bowler Grayson Shillingford, who died on Wednesday. He was 65 years old.

Speaking early Thursday, Dr Julian Hunte, President of the WICB, hailed Shillingford as a pioneer, an outstanding servant of the game, and true ambassador for his country and the region. Dr Hunte added that he was a hero to many people in his native Dominica and throughout the Windwards. He was the first Dominican to play Test cricket.

Sammy to lead Windwards in WICB President?s Cup

CASTRIES, St. Lucia -- Darren Sammy, the talented allrounder and West Indies Vice Captain, has been named as Captain of the Windward Islands for the upcoming West Indies Cricket Board’s President’s Cup One-Day Tournament in Guyana. He takes over from Rawl Lewis, the veteran leg-spinning allrounder who has represented the Windwards for close to two decades.

WICBC Approves Strategic Plan and Code of Conduct

ARNOS VALE, St. Vincent -- The Windward Islands Cricket Board of Control, the WICBC, last week approved a Strategic Plan and a Code of Conduct for players, all aimed at streamlining its cricket operations over the next five years.

This was at a general meeting held at the board room of the National Sports Council at Arnos Vale, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, on August 21st, 2009.

Winston Davis' Mother Passes

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent -- Former West Indies, Windward Islands & St. Vincent and the Grenadines fast bowler Winston Davis arrives in St. Vincent and the Grenadines today July 9th to attend the funeral of his mother Olive Christine Davis who passed away on July 2, 2009.

Winston Davis played 15 test matches, took 45 wickets at an average of 32.71, he also played 35 One Day Internationals. He has been living in England since 1998, after he was left paralyzed from the neck down suffering from spinal injuries, having fallen from tree.

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.


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