Desmond Haynes wants name off Kensington stand after snub

(Barbados Nation) Desmond Haynes wants his name removed from the Greenidge & Haynes Stand at Kensington Oval.

Hurt, embarrassed and disillusioned at having been denied smooth access to the Three Ws Oval and the stand that bears his name on Sunday, the former West Indies opening batsman, who is chairman of Cricket Legends of Barbados, said he got a raw deal by officials manning the doors at the Three Ws Oval and the Greenidge & Haynes stands.

Haynes, Barbados’ most capped player with 116 Tests, told the MIDWEEK NATION he was so hurt he would be pursuing legal action to have his name removed from his stand.

“I will be talking to a lawyer to see how best I can get my name off the stand because I figure it has reached a stage where I feel I don’t need to have my name on a stand and to be treated in this way,” he said.

Haynes said that he had spoken to the chief executive officer of Cricket Legends, asking if he could get some accreditation which would allow him to move freely around the Oval.

Chief security officer at Kensington, Paul Slow, said the incident was unfortunate and the time had come for a queue to expedite the smooth access of VIP people.

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