WICB Board of Directors approve increase in retainer contracts
The Board of Directors of the West Indies Cricket Board has approved an increase in the number of annual retainer contracts to be offered to male players for the 2012-2013 season.
This coming out of the Board of Directors meeting in Barbados last weekend, where it was approved that the number will be increased from 15 to 20 players. The list of players was also approved and will be announced at a later date once the players have been advised.
The recommendation of the West Indies Cricket Committee to retain the Selection Panel was also approved.
This will see Chairman Clyde Butts, Robert Haynes and Courtney Browne serving for another two year term – October 2012 to September 2014. Stuart Williams and Lockhart Sebastien will serve as alternates for the same period.
The Board has also approved the recommendations of the WICB International Fixtures Committee for the host venues of Caribbean twenty20 2013, and also approved the recommendation for the formation of a Public Relations and Communications Committee.
in the meantime Jamaican umpire Norman Malcolm is among the six umpires and match referees whose recommendation have been approved by the Board to retain their positions on the WICB Senior Umpire’s Panel. The others are Lennox Abraham, Gregory Braithwaite, Nigel Duguid, Peter Nero and Joel Wilson.
The Panel will serve for two years.