Young West Indies opening batsman and Sagicor High Performance Centre graduate Kieran Powell has joined the company of some of the most illustrious and legendary names in West Indies cricket. With his scores of 117 and 110 against Bangladesh, Powell became the 9th West Indian to have scored a century in each innings of a Test match.
The other eight are George Headley, Sir Everton Weekes, Sir Clyde Walcott, Sir Garfield Sobers, Rohan Kanhai, Lawrence Rowe, Gordon Greenidge and Brian Lara. Continue reading →
I recently read a piece on the BBC website on how former West Indies Captain and batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan blamed the West Indies coaching setup for his poor form and eventual departure from West Indies cricket in 2010. The batsman went on to say how the coaching staff confused him, belittled his efforts and that he was the subject of public criticism and so on. Continue reading →
In an effort to provide EC Notes which are easier for blind and visually impaired persons to use, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) has issued a series of notes with braille features.
Braille is a universal system of writing and printing which enables blind or visually impaired persons to read and write through touch. It consists of a pattern of raised dots which are arranged on special paper and represent letters, numbers and characters.
The Hon. E. Robelto Hector represented the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) and the people of Nevis at the Memorial Service held in honour of late Nevisian cricketer, Mr. Runako Morton Tuesday morning (11am), at the Church of the Open Bible, Ruth Avenue, San Fernando in South Trinidad.
Also in attendance were family members and friends, government ministers, members of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), former teammates Chris Gayle and Wavell Hinds, members of the Queen Park’s Cricket Club (QPCC), for whom Morton played for six seasons, and well wishers. Continue reading →
The Secretary-General said this Inter-Sessional Meeting, should be remembered as the “initiator of this era of change.” He said the change would be taking place within an environment of reform within the Community, its Organs, Bodies and Institutions and take into account the way the Community’s affairs were governed and conducted. He said he recognised clearly that the change at the Secretariat must start and be led from the top.
The full Communique can be read by clicking the link below: CARICOM Communique090312