Money won out in Dubai!

A bright new future for West Indies cricket dawned last week.

At least, that’s how the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) interpreted the comprehensive overhaul of the International Cricket Council (ICC), initiated unequivocally for their benefit by India, England and Australia, that it enthusiastically supported (“after extensive discussions and careful consideration”) at the directors’ meeting on Tuesday and Wednesday in Dubai.

There is a certain irony to its ready acceptance of such a radical transformation to the way the world game is administered.

Twice, it has commissioned independent committees to advise on just such change to its own organization.  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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