Following threatening comments from Dave Cameron, president of Cricket West Indies (CWI) on TVJ on Thursday that T&T’s Darren Bravo, Sunil Narine and Kieron Pollard, together with Jamaican all-rounder Andre Russell, may never play for the regional side again, former one-day captain Dwayne Brave has responded. Yesterday, on I95.5FM, Dwayne Bravo, the elder brother of Darren Bravo, speaking with sports commentator Andre Errol Baptiste stated clearly, “I still want to play for the West Indies and never said otherwise. Once I am fit, that has not changed.”
Jamaican businessman Dave Cameron is back as president of the Cricket West Indies (CWI) for a third successive term.
He will have as his deputy Emmanuel Nanton who has served with him the same post for the past two terms. A press release sent out by the CWI yesterday stated:” Current President and Vice President of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), Dave Cameron and Emmanuel Nanthan will be the only candidates for the election, due on Saturday, March 4.”
The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has acceded to the call of the CARICOM Cricket Governance Committee for an urgent meeting to discuss the state of the Caribbean game.
The meeting is now carded for Friday,4th December.
The calls, which were made two weeks ago, come in the wake of the recently released CARICOM-commissioned Cricket Governance Review, which, among other things, recommended "immediate dissolution of the board and appointment of an interim board".
Three former Presidents of the West Indies Cricket Board are raising concern over the breakdown of relations between Caribbean Prime Ministers and the WICB and is criticising WICB President Dave Cameron for making the situation worse.
Former Presidents Wes Hall, Patrick Rousseau and Kenneth Gordon issued a statement today urging him to accede to a request to meet urgently with Caricom Heads.
The following is the full statement: