Jimmy Adams confirmed as new WICB Director of Cricket

link openning Joined: Nov 13, 2002
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1/10/17 3:01:19 PM 
St. John's, Antigua, January 10 - (www.bcacricket.org) – Former Jamaica and West Indies captain and middle order batsman Jimmy Adams has been confirmed as the new Director of Cricket at the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).

In a release this afternoon, the WICB said Adams, a former head coach of the Kent County Cricket Club (2012 – 2016) officially took over the position today - one day after his 49th birthday - on a three-year contract.

Adams will oversee and manage all cricket matters to include development of all teams, all coaching and cricket education and other technical programmes. He will have the support of an Operations department.

Jimmy Adams confirmed

link POINT Joined: Jan 2, 2003
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1/10/17 4:48:25 PM 
I wish him all the Luck in the World , because he will need much more than that . His intentions are honourable
unfortunately the intentions of the WICBC are not honourable .

At the first hint of things not going well , Adams head more than likely will be on the block . I have never
ever heard any of the Pseudo Sports
Journalists in the Region state that
the problem resides with the WICBC .





Time after time the people in the WICBC have refused to undergo self
examination regarding their Stewardship of Cricket in the Region . The fact that THE READERS BUREAU
facilitates them to mistakenly believe that their Philosophy that
it aint their fault is absolutely
correct .

link dervaig Joined: Jun 5, 2006
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1/11/17 6:23:59 AM 
Very surprised a guy with Jimmy Adam's intellect, would take
a job at this time with the WICB.

Will be shocked if he is there more than 2 years.

link Priapus Joined: Dec 30, 2014
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1/11/17 9:14:05 AM 
In reply to dervaig

Moolah usually trumps common sense.

link jelfew Joined: Jan 15, 2004
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1/11/17 11:48:46 AM 
In reply to dervaig

All the best to you Jimmy. Now we will see how you use the intellect you possess will be brought to bear on the success of the WE teams.

link spider Joined: Jul 11, 2003
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1/11/17 1:46:55 PM 
In reply to dervaig

It might not be the case that everyone of considerable intellect holds your view of the WICB

link Kay Joined: Feb 1, 2015
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1/11/17 1:55:41 PM 
In reply to spider

Is there any other reason why someone with this considerable intellect will want to join a gravy train other than having a taste?

link spider Joined: Jul 11, 2003
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1/11/17 7:33:04 PM 
In reply to Kay

Maybe he just thinks he can do a good job and improve the team and relations between players and WICB

link anandgb Joined: Nov 13, 2002
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1/11/17 11:01:35 PM 
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Congrats and good luck Jimmy

link Raggs Joined: Jan 12, 2004
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1/12/17 7:53:10 AM 
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It's an achievement. And I hope you achieve quite a lot.

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