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HEADLINE: CWI President Dr. Kishore Shallow had fruitful meetings in Florida with officials from Broward County and the City of Lauderhill 11/17/23, 2:30:16 PM avatar image

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ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Broward County Stadium in Florida is ready to host matches in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup in June 2024, marking a historic moment as West Indies and the USA present the largest cricket World Cup ever. Cricket West Indies (CWI) President Dr. Kishore Shallow held meetings in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on 6 and 7 November, 2023, to discuss the progress and opportunities surrounding this global calendar event.

While the primary focus of the discussions centred on the forthcoming ICC Men's T20 World Cup, parallel considerations of future plans were also tabled. This encompasses collaborative efforts to enhance cricket in both the West Indies and the USA. In addition, the prospect of sustaining a partnership with Worldwide Sports Enterprise (WSE) garnered a favorable reception from officials.

President Shallow expressed, “I am heartened by the enthusiasm displayed by key stakeholders in the USA. Broward County and the City of Lauderhill are fully committed, and collective endeavours are underway to ensure the resounding success of this monumental event.”

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DirtyDan 11/17/23, 2:47:17 PM
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We're doing such a great job enhancing cricket in the Caribbean that we are exporting our methodology to the US.
Great work! Never been prouder.
brians_da_best 11/17/23, 3:46:58 PM
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América is even further behind us. But watch them develop a very strong infrastructure and leapfrog us within the next decade
Brerzerk 11/17/23, 8:17:47 PM
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was gonna ask the same thing
CricSham 11/17/23, 8:34:35 PM
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Agree Sir, USA does have good potential but not in Florida. Back in the summer of 2018, I wrote a piece on the Florida experiment. It was true then as it is now. No amount of flashy ads, colourful press releases, or pumped-up articles can remake Florida into a cricket success story.
After six disastrous years, each year worse than the one before, one might safely say that the Florida cricket experiment has been a monumental disaster. Floridians might love their cricket, but not in sufficient numbers to generate the kind of interest, passion, and excitement that is expected when a sporting event comes to town.
Starboy calls it “a feeling man” – and that feeling, regrettably, has never been felt in Lauderdale.
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cumberland 11/17/23, 11:18:06 PM
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Texas is the place, Texas!
camos 11/19/23, 1:38:16 PM
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How do the developments in Florida help West Indies cricket?
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