WIPA accepts Caricom recommendations

Sat, Sep 12, '09

 

WICB Under Scrutiny The West Indies Players Association (WIPA) says it accepts the recommendations from the  the Caricom Prime-Ministerial Sub-Committee on Cricket and will do all it can to ensure  implementation of the same including participation in the two special arbitrations identified  and  restart negotiations under this process.

 

Here is the full statement from WIPA:

The West Indies Players Association (WIPA) wishes most sincerely to thank the Caricom Prime-Ministerial Sub-Committee on Cricket under the Chairmanship of President Bharat Jagdeo of Guyana for the speedy and positive steps taken to resolve the recent challenges faced in West Indies Cricket. WIPA would also like to recognize the important contribution made by Sir Shridath Ramphal in the mediation process and in bringing us to this point.

WIPA accepts the recommendations reached on 11th September, 2009 by  the Prime-Ministerial Sub- Committee and will do all it can to ensure  implementation of the same including participation in the two special arbitrations identified  and  restart negotiations under this process.

The West Indies players and their representative organization WIPA are fully cognizant of cricket’s role in the Caribbean and want to state clearly our commitment to any process that seeks to return West Indies cricket to its prominent status in the world game and will do its utmost to make this possible. 
The WICB has not yet responded to the Caricom communique.