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WICB: Sammy’s comments inappropriate

The bitter divisions in Caribbean cricket were laid bare Sunday as the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) publicly reprimanded captain Darren Sammy just hours after his team’s stunning victory in the World T20 final over England.

It should have been a day of unalloyed joy for the West Indies, with the women’s team winning their Twenty20 final against Australia on the same Eden Gardens ground where the men later downed England by four wickets in a last-over thriller.

But in a post-match interview, Sammy gave vent to months — possibly years — of frustration with the WICB.

West Indies captain Darren Sammy used a post-match interview following the four-wicket win at Eden Gardens to say his team felt "disrespected by our board"

West Indies captain Darren Sammy used a post-match interview following the four-wicket win at Eden Gardens to say his team felt “disrespected by our board”.

In a reference to the lengthy and bitter pay dispute that had put their World Twenty20 participation in doubt, the all-rounder said his team felt “disrespected by our board”.

– ‘No uniforms’ –

“We had a new manager in Rawle Lewis, who has never managed a team before. We had no uniforms, no printing,” said Sammy.

“The trouble he went through to just get us in this uniform. I got to give credit to the entire team here.”

Sammy also had another swipe at the board as he thanked Grenada Prime Minister Keith Mitchell for a good luck message received hours before the final.

“I really want to thank him. He sent a very inspiring message for the team this morning and I’m yet to hear from our own cricket board. “That’s very disappointing,” added the 32-year-old.

Dave Cameron

WICB President Dave Cameron

Several hours later, in a statement curiously headlined “WICB President has high praises for World Twenty20 Organizers”, from the board’s Antigua headquarters, the sting came lower down.

“The President would like to however apologize for what could be deemed inappropriate comments made by the West Indies’ male captain, Darren Sammy in a post-match interview and would like to apologize on behalf of the WICB, to the millions of fans who witnessed (sic).

“The President has pledged to enquire the reason and will have the matter addressed.”

WICB president Dave Cameron had already appeared to take offence at Sammy’s remarks by tweeting: “When is the last time a critic paid one of your bills? Always remember that when you start to give them your energy.”

Last year, Cameron had to apologize after retweeting a comment from a supporter that West Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle should be given a “retirement package” after a run of low scores.

(Daily Mail)

192 Responses to WICB: Sammy’s comments inappropriate

  1. Latoya Moore
    Latoya Moore April 4, 2016 at 12:16 am

    Shavon Franklyn

  2. Victoria Dahlia
    Victoria Dahlia April 4, 2016 at 12:18 am

    Know this was coming

  3. Wayne Adrian Jordan
    Wayne Adrian Jordan April 4, 2016 at 12:19 am

    Wait, he win the World Cup! Sammy, speak you mind.

  4. Cipreen Holder
    Cipreen Holder April 4, 2016 at 12:23 am

    Really Cameron…..that’s your response?

  5. Jonathan Martindale
    Jonathan Martindale April 4, 2016 at 12:23 am

    Your board should know since you stay on inappropriate.

  6. Greg Clarke April 4, 2016 at 12:26 am

    But, they WERE inappropriate – for that TIME and PLACE!

    • Amrikha D. Singh
      Amrikha D. Singh April 4, 2016 at 12:41 am

      Which time and place would have been better… They have been at an impasse for months…..if you have no outlet for your frustration none better that when over a billion people watching…. Going to be very hard to sweep under the rug

    • Cipreen Holder
      Cipreen Holder April 4, 2016 at 6:15 am

      When would have been better! You donr treat your National team with scant disregard! Shameful! Sammy is a leader…Cameron should take notes! You think he was just talking for himself? He was representing 15 men that were treated like boys and who he had to motivate to give their best as a unit…He was talking for the coaching staff…do you recall the Simmons debacle? He had to stand up and speak up …that’s what a leader does!!!!!!

    • Laura AV Ellis Bowen
      Laura AV Ellis Bowen April 4, 2016 at 7:02 am

      There’s never a wrong time to speak out against unfair treatment!

    • Haroon Chothia
      Haroon Chothia April 4, 2016 at 8:39 am


    • Greg Clarke April 4, 2016 at 12:12 pm

      MY final say here: Sammy was WRONG for using that forum to air their grievances with the WICB. He sounded like a petulant child who, instead of graciously acknowledging the losing team and simply praising his team for triumphing over adversity, made the decision to blast the WICB at THAT time. I thought he had too much class for something like that. They would have been – and were – given more interview opportunities in the following minutes and hours, when they would have had the opportunity to air any dirty laundry that they saw fit to air in public.

  7. Janine Butcher
    Janine Butcher April 4, 2016 at 12:29 am

    Up to now you haven’t congratulated the team on it’s victory.

  8. Gemini Queen
    Gemini Queen April 4, 2016 at 12:29 am

    Cameron you have it all wrong. Ur comments are inappropriate. Did u think before u spoke or after? Well done team! Well done coaches, managers and the rest of the technical team traveling with the team.

  9. Marlon Tommy
    Marlon Tommy April 4, 2016 at 12:38 am

    Cameron I Marlon Tommy from ST Vincent and the Grenadines agreed with Darren Sammy an
    Cameron WICB an the Caribbean Leaders done give up on the Windies Indies seniors cricket team

  10. Deidre Speed-Queen Mayers
    Deidre Speed-Queen Mayers April 4, 2016 at 12:42 am

    The victory speaks for itself!!!! True champions they rose to the occasion when people were looking to see them fail #champions

  11. Alana Applewhaite April 4, 2016 at 12:46 am

    Congrats to both Teams for spectacular performances.

    With respects to the President of the WICB. He needs to re-think his statement and approach herein on wards. He also needs to apologize to the entire Caribbean Community for his lack of Leadership and the treatment given to WI T20 male Cricketers for not having gear to play in (shameful), what are you board members being paid for? The Entire Board seems to be breaking the spirit of the players among other things. The WICB needs ‘Sacking’.
    In closing, the WICB President should think twice about penalizing Sammy for his honesty because the entire Caribbean Community is who he will have to answer too. ‘Rally around the West Indies’ our motto.


  12. Nikki Pilgrim
    Nikki Pilgrim April 4, 2016 at 12:47 am

    Kevin Jack

  13. Peachesnaddy Brown
    Peachesnaddy Brown April 4, 2016 at 12:48 am

    I love you Sammy you did well big up yuh self ya large

  14. Nikki Pilgrim
    Nikki Pilgrim April 4, 2016 at 12:49 am

    Kevin Jack What did I tell you Kevin?

  15. Anderson Allman
    Anderson Allman April 4, 2016 at 12:50 am

    He vex at having the 150000 USD bonus for team winning world cup plus the 24000 USD windows player getting over $300000 BDS I hope no delays in player fees occurs

  16. Canesha Alana Applewhaite
    Canesha Alana Applewhaite April 4, 2016 at 12:51 am

    The Entire Board need ‘Sacking’, starting with the so called President, who need to apologise to the Caribbean Community (shameful). The guys had no gear and you called them no brains? Well, well, you have a post and think you have all the brains, go back where you came from. West Indians have more intelligence than you all think.

  17. Caroline Boxill
    Caroline Boxill April 4, 2016 at 1:03 am

    He had to get it off his chest leave him alone

  18. Andrew April 4, 2016 at 1:06 am

    Inappropriate Mr.Cameron??? I beg to disagree!!! I really think that it was rather appropriate that the fans and world should know that our team did not even have uniforms to represent our region on the world stage.It is about time that u and your team take leave of absence…if that team had not won,no one would have really knew what types of adversity they went through collectively.I don’t always support their actions but today I stand tall and put my name on the top of the list of supporters where those submissions were made publicly…I endorse your post match comments holistically Darren Sammy!!!!

    • Marvin April 4, 2016 at 1:27 am

      Mr Cameron need to go do the best thing for west indies cricket step down

  19. Jomo Phillips
    Jomo Phillips April 4, 2016 at 1:07 am

    How sad they just cannot rise to the occasion

    • Olivia Jordan
      Olivia Jordan April 4, 2016 at 1:30 am

      How can the dead rise

    • Jomo Phillips
      Jomo Phillips April 4, 2016 at 8:50 am

      You are right there Olivia. Dave Cameron doesn’t even seem to be able to assess the mood of the region and shut his mouth when appropriate

  20. Lawrence Griffith
    Lawrence Griffith April 4, 2016 at 1:10 am

    The west Indies cricket board has been stealing the money for years.
    Theirs hundreds of millions that’s unaccounted for over the decades. That shows Sammy is correct in calling it as it is. That clearly shows that Cameron isn’t a good leader. Before acknowledging the board failures he’s addressing the criticism. If the board hasn’t been supportive, its best to publicly shame them than be helping them cover up incompetence and disrespectful behavior. I don’t know anything about Cameron but as far as I can see he’s clearly not a leader..Resignation please.

    • Carlton Pickering April 5, 2016 at 9:30 am

      Proper talk

  21. Andy Eastmond
    Andy Eastmond April 4, 2016 at 1:10 am

    Regardless of what Sammy has aired in public and to the world, The WICB should be proud that the West Indies have done treble, think of all the hard work and stress the players went through, I think it’s time for the WICB to wake up and act like true gentleman and take note on what a fantastic achievement the u19’s, ladies and men’s cricket has done, there is a bright future for West Indies cricket, why do people only look at the negatives in life when there are so many positives you can take from all there hard work, well done to everyone #champions #treble

    • Cat Rock
      Cat Rock April 4, 2016 at 2:43 am

      Because this board is the only negative in the equation

    • Cindy Rickerby
      Cindy Rickerby April 4, 2016 at 4:35 am

      The problem is the WICB not the players.

    • Brenda Baptiste
      Brenda Baptiste April 4, 2016 at 5:43 am

      YUP…it was the the moment and time to say it…had to to be said. In the grand scheme of things I consider the Board’s reaction as INAPPROPRIATE…not the statement from Sammy! POWER TO THE PEOPLE!!

  22. Abdule Taday
    Abdule Taday April 4, 2016 at 1:14 am

    Sammy said it all as it is…no hiding these unscrupulous fellas..go way me say

  23. Jevan Jutagir
    Jevan Jutagir April 4, 2016 at 1:17 am

    It is inappropriate that the entire WICB board has not resigned yet given that the entire region including its elected leaders want them gone….especially Dave Cameron.

  24. Norma Coulthrust
    Norma Coulthrust April 4, 2016 at 2:04 am

    Exactly. Well done Sammy..well said

  25. Mitchell Holder
    Mitchell Holder April 4, 2016 at 2:38 am

    Never seen anyone anger so many people so regularly as the beacon, saviour, hero and leader of W.I cricket. The great JOKER Cameron

  26. Cat Rock
    Cat Rock April 4, 2016 at 2:43 am

    Imagine this man has the nerve to apologise for Darren Sammy exposure the bad treatment meted out to the team by the WICB but there is no apology to the team for sending them without adequate uniforms. Stupppesss

    • Jewelle Wickham
      Jewelle Wickham April 4, 2016 at 4:23 am

      I cannot like this comment enough! ! I mean seriously? No uniforms and you’re the freaking board tho? Stupse a bloody shame!

  27. Bainet Hamlet
    Bainet Hamlet April 4, 2016 at 3:03 am

    He must go all of them

  28. Alan Knight April 4, 2016 at 3:37 am

    Sir, you need to explain why this team had no kit, in order for me to listen to you moving forward, this question needs to be addressed.

    The answer better be a good one!!!!

  29. Flogiston Campbell
    Flogiston Campbell April 4, 2016 at 4:09 am

    The game is about the PLAYERS !!

  30. Troy R Stuart
    Troy R Stuart April 4, 2016 at 4:19 am

    So glad you’re finally exposed,fully respect what Sammy did……

  31. Kevin Lorde
    Kevin Lorde April 4, 2016 at 4:30 am

    What’s more appropriate is that the board needs to learn from this and move on , be better

  32. Sunshine Sunny Shine April 4, 2016 at 4:53 am

    I really do not like cricket; guess I did not spend enough time around it. However, I know enough to know that there is always some wrangling with this board and the players and that the board is accused more often than not of showing very little regard for the players. I am also told that West Indies cricketers are lowest paid in the entire cricketing fraternity. It would be good to know the reason for that. Also, too, with a board being so controversial all the time, I think it makes a whole lot of sense to revamp the vested powers of the board and placed final decisions in the hand of an oversight committee. In this way, the bias associated and displayed by persons like Mr. Cameron can easily be dealt with by the powers of an oversight committee, whose main responsibility to bring balance and sound decision-making strategy to controversial issues. >But what the heck do I know.

  33. P. Shabazz April 4, 2016 at 4:59 am

    I and a lot of West Indies home and over seas fully give our support to the statement Sammy`s made. He was right to expose the dark seeded minded WICB . In what way was It Inappropriate I put it to one and all of the WICB board members that you are and still behaving like uncle tom lap dog`s. We / West Indies Cricket have been down in the dumps for a long time and it needed something wonderful as this weekend to restore and reunite all the Islands true spirit and pride back. WICB you are the ones that have been found to be Inappropriate for a very long time.(God/Allah Bless all those that had a hand in standing behind the boys, Men, and Women who made me and millions Proud.

  34. Henry chase April 4, 2016 at 5:05 am

    This man and the entire board is bad for West Indies cricket.

  35. Waheed bhanbhro April 4, 2016 at 5:06 am

    I am from Pakistan. We Love your stars Sammy, Gyle, Bravo and specially yesterday s Hero Brathwaite. Mr. Cameron please respect your stars. They need your support .

  36. Daniel Red Man Clarke
    Daniel Red Man Clarke April 4, 2016 at 5:17 am

    Who did not see this coming. From the time Sammy spoke his mind (and the truth ) about the pack of jokers called the board I knew they would got something to say about it. They the WICB don’t deserve to bask in our glory. Well done to the guys n ladies for doing what seemed the impossible. Know I being bias as a bajan but especially young Hayley and Braithwaite who despite their youth kept their composure when it mattered the most. WE ARE THE WEST INDIES!!!. Safe flight home CHAMPIONS.

  37. Francis McClean
    Francis McClean April 4, 2016 at 5:27 am
  38. Brenda Baptiste
    Brenda Baptiste April 4, 2016 at 5:37 am

    Re-affirming Sammy’s remarks! How inappropriate that this historic and triumphant moment for us West Indians was totally lost on these inept Administrators…time to close up shop.

  39. Betty Barnett
    Betty Barnett April 4, 2016 at 5:57 am

    This board needs to go I back Darren Sammy one Hundred percent every president is worse than the one before. We the carribean community don’t need any apologies from you Dave Cameron you and the whole board need to go from around west indies cricket we are with our players so just go

  40. Charese Mayers
    Charese Mayers April 4, 2016 at 6:05 am

    And so was the board 4 years ago schupse please

  41. Jippy April 4, 2016 at 6:09 am

    Most on that field yesterday seemed to agree with Sammy. Maybe the board should resign.

  42. Ras Unjay
    Ras Unjay April 4, 2016 at 6:18 am

    wicb wunna could get lost,i rebuke wunna.lolol

  43. Colleen Black Chiney Brown
    Colleen Black Chiney Brown April 4, 2016 at 6:18 am

    Speak ur mind sammy

  44. Ras Unjay
    Ras Unjay April 4, 2016 at 6:19 am
  45. Kathie Daniel April 4, 2016 at 6:22 am

    Did David Cameron ever listen to the current version of Rally Round the West Indies? Has he ever heard the ORIGINAL and pondered the context in which it was written?

    These teams won in spite of the WICB not because of them.

    And then Cameron talking about censuring Sammy for talking about the 800lb gorilla in the room?

    Did Cameron ever apologise to the players and the people of the Caribbean for embroiling the WICB in a ridiculous lawsuit in India?

  46. Adrian Pinder
    Adrian Pinder April 4, 2016 at 6:24 am

    If Sammy and crew are sanctioned we the fans should boycott any cricket associated with the WICB. Cameron and all those who voted for him should be fired. The countries in caricom that give concessions in any form should also pull this assistance until true reform happens.

  47. Colleen Black Chiney Brown
    Colleen Black Chiney Brown April 4, 2016 at 6:24 am

    Hey dear!! If you r addressing cricket go right ahead n address it I agree totally with Sammy but leave my country Jamaica alone what u kno about my country?? Stop it right there!!!! Don’t attack my country because of one person’s behaviour you should kno that every country have it’s own challenges! West indies team has been treated unfairly long before this jamican guy tek ova him just come add to it, n am not backing him from u wrong u dead wrong for me, but leave my country out of this Bout back a wall ???? Jamaican dominate the world n excel in a lot a things. And sports!! Kmt

    • Angela Maria
      Angela Maria April 4, 2016 at 6:43 am

      He referred to a particular area in Jamaica, not the entire country.

    • Colleen Black Chiney Brown
      Colleen Black Chiney Brown April 4, 2016 at 6:43 am

      That’s my country he is talking about not cricket! Don’t b bias

    • Colleen Black Chiney Brown
      Colleen Black Chiney Brown April 4, 2016 at 6:44 am

      We r talking about cricket not jamaica

    • Angela Maria
      Angela Maria April 4, 2016 at 7:00 am


    • Colleen Black Chiney Brown
      Colleen Black Chiney Brown April 4, 2016 at 7:05 am

      Shake it till it pap off free speech he strayed away from the point leave my country alone his behaviour has nothing to do with Jamaica he is totally wrong n this been going on forever but when u r going to attack my country mek daham sure yours is clean n spotless black ppl wid white heart kmdt

  48. Nicolette Bourne
    Nicolette Bourne April 4, 2016 at 6:25 am

    HE RIGHT, DON’T HIDE NOTHING, people don’t like to let others know what they did and said. MAN SCREAM AND LEH UM OUT

  49. Liv Stewart
    Liv Stewart April 4, 2016 at 6:32 am

    Dave Cameron = little boy

    • Alva Hope
      Alva Hope April 4, 2016 at 7:09 am

      Punk ass…he ever hit a Six..well he now get clean bowl..tek dat

  50. Angela Maria
    Angela Maria April 4, 2016 at 6:32 am
  51. Kathie Daniel April 4, 2016 at 6:34 am

    If I start on online petition to force Dave Cameron to resign, I wonder how many people would sign it?

    • Alana Applewhaite April 4, 2016 at 7:08 am

      Start it Ms. Daniel, I personally will sign and rally every person around the Caribbean too. Social Media is a powerful tool.

    • Nonregla April 4, 2016 at 8:59 am

      I would.

    • Anselma April 4, 2016 at 10:36 am

      I would be the first of many.

    • vilma jones April 5, 2016 at 8:26 am


  52. Suzette Clarke
    Suzette Clarke April 4, 2016 at 6:41 am

    You should be apologizing to every cricket loving West Indian. It’s a disgrace that any team should go into a tournament without appropriate gear. You could not even allow the team their moment in the spotline .Partypooper.

  53. Christopher Donawa
    Christopher Donawa April 4, 2016 at 6:54 am

    This is additional proof that anyone can be “the boss” but not everyone can be a “LEADER”. Resign Mr. Cameron and take your board with you, you are bringing West Indies Cricket into disrepute

  54. Angela Maria
    Angela Maria April 4, 2016 at 6:56 am

    The people of the Caribbean wish to inform Mr. Cameron that they do not deem Sammy’s comments to be inappropriate and therefore suggest he (Cameron) stick his unneeded apology where the sun doesn’t shine.
    Furthermore, we believe that rather than waste time investigating Sammy’s comments, Mr. Cameron needs to get his lazy arse up and do the job he is paid to do to the best of his ability. In other words, follow Sammy and the other players’ example. Either do that or go take a long leap off a short pier.

  55. Lana Clarke
    Lana Clarke April 4, 2016 at 6:58 am

    If you and your collegueas did your job he would not be saying these things.Get up off your lazy bums and help these young men.It seems to me that the board members are like tax collectors.They are reaping sweets and then complaining.A pure dictatorship.

  56. Adrian Moore April 4, 2016 at 7:00 am

    Dave Cameron you and your board are a disgrace. You and your ilk have been an embarrassment for a long time to the entire West Indies region with your incompetence and mismanagement of our cricket. Your unprofessional manner and management of men is one if the large reasons why our cricket is a laughing stock. The guys play and win despite WASTEMEN like you. Why don’t you get lost and let someone who knows about cricket administration do a proper job?

  57. Desiree Selby
    Desiree Selby April 4, 2016 at 7:02 am

    The truth always hurts. The entire Board needs to resign and Cameron should be apologize to the whole Caribbean. I support Sammy a 100% for telling the truth.

  58. Alva Hope
    Alva Hope April 4, 2016 at 7:05 am

    The entire board needs hitting for 6..right in the middle of the Caribbean Sea.. No canoe no paddle. Touch Sammy n wunna gine see…supporters got the key. Massa day dun doah.

  59. Alva Hope
    Alva Hope April 4, 2016 at 7:07 am

    Ya all esp you should be ashamed to be seen celebrating with those guys. Admit wunna wrong and RESIGN

  60. harry turnover April 4, 2016 at 7:09 am

    Cameron…. the West Indies T20 team won IN SPITE OF THE BOARD not BECAUSE of them.Similarly the UNDER NINETEEN TEAM won the WORLDS TROPHY when you and your Board had the FORESIGHT to have included a team from the AMERICAS and not them in OUR Super 50 in preparation for their World Cup.

    You cut the Seniors HARD EARN salaries to pay others ,….BUT… DID NOT CUT ALL YA EASY MONEY NOR STAFF to also pay other cricketers

  61. Ricardo Sharon
    Ricardo Sharon April 4, 2016 at 7:09 am

    The time has come for every body with in the Caribbean to speak they minds cricket is the start next the politics well done sammy they should be locked up for the way they have treated you guys big Respect

  62. Luis Fuentes
    Luis Fuentes April 4, 2016 at 7:10 am

    Another governing board of a sport that will not receive any accolades from the sporting public! Get the politics out of sports you sniveling bunch of legless men who tell you how to run a race!

  63. Iteebah Cadogan
    Iteebah Cadogan April 4, 2016 at 7:16 am

    He rite don’t leh dem hush wanna

  64. Gigi April 4, 2016 at 7:21 am

    I say we start a petition to revamp WICB. 1100 Frenchmen can’t always be wrong. These criticisms against the board have been going on for too long. Enoug is enough. The region deserves better. The team deserves better. I can’t imagine leaving your country to travel to the continent to represent your region and you don’t even know if you will end up playing. Imagine the fortitude it took even with a new coach!!!! For the most part, West Indies team is the second most popular team in cricket. #StopWICB

  65. Earl Christie
    Earl Christie April 4, 2016 at 7:31 am

    Yea yea. Yah full ah umm. Treat dem right and wid respect and yah would not have to be shame after. Now shut yah mouth.

  66. G.G Billingy
    G.G Billingy April 4, 2016 at 7:49 am

    We could easily describe Dave Cameron, the head of West Indies Cricket as embattled, inept or lets simply say he is stupid. Sammy stated facts, you have not disputed those facts, so how could you apologized for those comments. Say if they are true or false, you must be a jack ass! After skipper Darren Sammy, it was the turn of premier all-rounder Dwayne Bravo to launch a tirade on his country’s cricket board stating that “even BCCI does more” for them.

    “The country’s cricket is not in right hands. We have not got a telephone call from any of the WICB officials or directors. That’s not a good thing. We know that they did not want or believe that we could win this tournament. It was basically us against them. Even the BCCI does more for us,” Bravo told the ‘Star Sports’ in a post-final interview.

    He also questioned as to how players like him, Gayle and Russell are being kept out of the West Indies ODI side.

  67. Shawn Daniel
    Shawn Daniel April 4, 2016 at 7:49 am

    Dave Cameron just kill yuh self , no long talk

  68. Annie Allie
    Annie Allie April 4, 2016 at 7:56 am

    Why this didn’t surprise me

  69. Alicia Lewis
    Alicia Lewis April 4, 2016 at 7:56 am

    Mr Cameron check yourself before you reck yourself!…remember you were elected and someone else can easily vote you out!…stop trying to ruin West Indies cricket!…

  70. Annie Allie
    Annie Allie April 4, 2016 at 7:59 am

    The truth always hurt

  71. William Matthews
    William Matthews April 4, 2016 at 8:13 am

    The time has come for us, the people of the Caribbean, to get the rid of the WICB, Any game being played under the umbrella of the WICB needs to be BOYCOTTED by the Players and the General Public, it is time, we, the majority Shareholders of West Indies Cricket, take our Company, (West Indies Cricket) out of the Hands of an Incompetent Board (WICB). I always hear people talking about People Power and we should do this or we should do that, well now is the time. No more long talk, put up or shut up, so, i hereby PLEDGE.: I WILL NO LONGER BE ATTENDING OR SUPPORTING ANY CRICKET GAME BEING PLAYED UNDER THE UMBRELLA OF THE PRESENT WICB. So if anyone see me at any Cricket game under the umbrella of the WICB, you have my permission to take my picture and shame me for the world to see. Every drop of water fills a bucket.

  72. Weareone April 4, 2016 at 8:22 am

    This is a case of Cameron ruling by the stick. When will he realise that old school tactic doesn’t work. Not a word of congratulation to the team, only to the organisers, but is ready to discipline the captain. When I heard Sammy’s speech I recognised a person who is frustrated. Most people would know him as the calm gentleman who believes in unity. He would’ve had to reach his limit to make those pronouncements yesterday. Cameron get up off your dictatorial button and recognise the essence of the issue and do something about it. You can’t be a leader and the be a petty child at the same time, only concerned with the small things. Maybe that’s the extent of your capabilities.

  73. Miche April 4, 2016 at 8:24 am

    Harry Turnover,Killing the Goose to get an egg,,, That’s the WICB for yuh

  74. Veroniva Boyce
    Veroniva Boyce April 4, 2016 at 8:32 am

    ‘WICB: Sammy’s comments inappropriate’ wunna got a nerve. Go and wipe Yuh backside with sand paper. It’s a pity when Carlos hit the final ball for six the ball didn’t end up down your throat. Congratulations to the Entire West Indies Teams, you done us loyal FANS proud!!!!!

  75. Veroniva Boyce
    Veroniva Boyce April 4, 2016 at 8:32 am
  76. Aukoor Ameenur Rahman April 4, 2016 at 8:32 am

    We indians who consider cricket as religion were shocked to know the division between the players and the board . It is pathetic and WICB should be broad minded enough to iron out the issues in order not to make the glorious moments of west indian cricket into gloomy hours. West indies cricketers are fantastic people entertaining the world. They should be well take care of for the sake of world cricket.

  77. vijay April 4, 2016 at 8:35 am

    What is this NON SENSE !!! ….Dave Cameron should apologies to WI team and should resign ….my heart broken to see Sammy tears 🙁 ……Mr Cameron keep in mind “West indies team members real heroes in my country (India) and dont try to make zeros , you better try to avoid to become a fool “

  78. Patricia V. Gaskin
    Patricia V. Gaskin April 4, 2016 at 8:37 am

    We back Darren Sammy’s statement and we’re behind him 100%. Do not touch him Dave Cameron, because you might feel the wrath of the West Indian people. Shame on the WICB for not providing these with uniforms. Now the whole world see who is “brainless”

  79. Michael April 4, 2016 at 8:38 am

    Regardless of how you feel about Mr. Cameron look at the record since he assumed the presidency. Look at the pay structure overall for all cricketers. Then compare it with the greed of this current batch led by Sammy. How much is enough I ask? No matter how you look at Sammy’s comments yesterday were classless. He knows better and should have done better. Great win poor timing. Come on Darren!!!

  80. Shane Paul Castillo
    Shane Paul Castillo April 4, 2016 at 8:44 am

    Sammy told told the truth . You can`t expect the guys to play back yard cricket with short pant and flip flops on a international scenes How that would look

  81. Brathwaite-Haynes Joycelyn
    Brathwaite-Haynes Joycelyn April 4, 2016 at 8:46 am

    It was only a matter of time. Some nerve.

  82. Deion Johnson
    Deion Johnson April 4, 2016 at 8:47 am

    The truth cause offence

  83. Donild Trimp April 4, 2016 at 8:48 am

    CARICOM Prime Ministers, please, please, it is time to act and get rid of this inept WICB and Dave Cameron.

    Thanks to Darren Sammy for letting the entire Caribbean and cricketing world know what a bunch of morons the people who administer WI cricket are.

    WICB president Dave Cameron had already appeared to take offence at Sammy’s remarks by tweeting: “When is the last time a critic paid one of your bills? Always remember that when you start to give them your energy.”

    I take note that the source of the above quote states “Dave Cameron APPEARED TO TAKE OFFENCE at Sammy’s remarks by tweeting —- if it is true he is the person who sent the tweet, it shows a CEO who is extremely insecure and lacks proper people management skills.

    This CEO Cameron seems very arrogant and thin skin and woefully in talent to be the CEO of any credible organization.

    Maybe that is why he is CEO of the WICB an organization laced with incompetent people which leads to the true saying of “birds of a feather stick together”.

    To the Prime Ministers of CARICOM, it is time to act. Institute the reforms immediately.

    Please do not allow the WICB and Dave Cameron to continue making such esteem Heads of State look like fools. I know there are other pressing political issues on the books, but this one is too embarrassing to the entire region to allow it to continue.

    Thank you.

  84. Jack O
    Jack O'Neal April 4, 2016 at 9:04 am

    Sammy’s comments were very appropriate. #comeouttings

  85. Ian Matic Gale
    Ian Matic Gale April 4, 2016 at 9:08 am

    I urge the fans to start a petition asking for the immediate resignation of the WICB.. we must support and rally around our players as this constant antagonism and disrespect by the board must NOT be allowed to continue.. -_-

    • Nicole Cumberbatch
      Nicole Cumberbatch April 4, 2016 at 12:50 pm

      Dave Cameron & Mark Nicholas deserve hitting for 6…in their balls

  86. Louise King
    Louise King April 4, 2016 at 9:12 am

    That is WICB BIG mistake made— a captain do not speak for self -but speaks for team– sanction Sammy U Sanction West indies cricketers –and look at U going to do it right after team success–that makes u look like a–What?

  87. Jack O
    Jack O'Neal April 4, 2016 at 9:14 am

    Dave Cameron pay close attention to social media and see no one want to hear from you, and further more you don’t need to apologize for Sammy. Sammy did nothing to warrant an apology #exposewicb

  88. Ingrid Codrington April 4, 2016 at 9:15 am

    The WICB should apologise for their backward, divisive management. Sammy’s comments were most appropriate. The whole world needs to know that Cameron is trying hard to destroy cricket in the region.

  89. Glendora Lashley
    Glendora Lashley April 4, 2016 at 9:17 am

    Steups! #CameronMustGo #WICBUseless

  90. Clifton R Henry
    Clifton R Henry April 4, 2016 at 9:24 am

    Make that 110%. Do us all a huge favour Mr. Cameron! Give us another reason to have another grand celebration today and into the night by tendering your resignation immediately.

  91. Rosemary Parkinson April 4, 2016 at 9:30 am

    I understand what Sammy did fully. Sometimes people have to achieve under horrible duress and against many odds for their country…they many times also have tried to make those who could make it so better for them, understand …and under these circumstances sometimes it is best to shame them in their comfort zone so that they wake up and smell the roses. Simply put. Perhaps the WICB should be thankful to be woken up even if under embarrassing circumstanes…maybe this could be a lesson to them…any one of them thought about how shameful it was for our team to be treated with so little respect by their own board? Players would not have to make such remarks if the board was doing its job well. Does not take a rocket scientist.

  92. David April 4, 2016 at 9:39 am

    Quote: “The President would like to however apologize for what could be deemed inappropriate comments made by the West Indies’ male captain, Darren Sammy in a post-match interview and would like to apologize on behalf of the WICB, to the millions of fans who witnessed (sic).

    We the people of the West Indies would like to APOLOGISE to Darren Sammy and our WINDIES Team for the continued harassment by an openly inept WICB led by this excuse for a human being in public life.

  93. Tony Webster April 4, 2016 at 9:40 am

    Something is patently rotten in the state of Denmark. Fish rot from the head.
    Some goriliphant-big-head fish…would not understand when told “do the decent thing: resign, and “Go Swim Elsewhere” You have been weighed in the balance, and found greatly wanting …by your own house-hold.

    Shades of another Blattering fool who yet sleeps uneasily and waits for the coming call from his lawyer.

    Meanwhile, I offer my warmest congratulations to all comprising the twin crowns of cricket: at last we raise our heads in pride, and our voices rejoicing: West Indians all!!

  94. Wendy Clarke
    Wendy Clarke April 4, 2016 at 9:48 am

    If the team felt disrespected that is what it is….no damn uniform bottom line

  95. Nalini Marshall
    Nalini Marshall April 4, 2016 at 10:03 am

    Great speech Sammy! Go Sammy and team!

  96. Sue Donym April 4, 2016 at 10:06 am

    Come down off that high horse, Mr Cameron. Has it occurred to you that the very players and managers that you constantly sanction are the ones that have shown strength of character and discipline to bring us to this point?

    So maybe you don’t have the level of finances that other teams have, but if you continue to treat our athletes so, how will sponsors feel about standing with you? How will fans, thirsting for good competition feel about spending their money that supports your board? It won’t be a lack of patriotism that drives either away!

    The players, fans and potential sponsors deserve much better and the fact is that West Indies are likely to become the pariahs off the cricketing world, not because of a lack of talent but because of the explosive instability of our organisers. Who’s really surprised when players seek better deals?

    Is it at all possible that the WICB isn’t quite on the ball?

  97. Shandy Clarke Pope
    Shandy Clarke Pope April 4, 2016 at 10:07 am

    Dave Cameron u need to resign and stop utter nonsense rubbish

  98. Janis Eggleston
    Janis Eggleston April 4, 2016 at 10:11 am

    Sammy is correct.

  99. JASON LAKE April 4, 2016 at 10:13 am

    It is simply stupid of the WICB to have teams doing so well and not to contact the teams to even give a small speech of motivation and thanks for representing the entire caribbean so well. They need to realize that our cricket is not based on them and they do not hold our love, dedication and passion of the game in their hands. Sammy speaking out was out of pure passion and you could have heard it in his voice, ENOUGH IS ENOUGH and the chairman is too disrespectful for calling Sammy speech inapropiate as if Sammy and the team should just sit back and be worked and treated like slaves. WAKE THE HELL UP SIR THIS IS 2016. EQUALITY AND FAIRNESS TO ALL

  100. Barker Antony
    Barker Antony April 4, 2016 at 10:19 am

    Inappropriate????? because he has exposed your ineffiencies are you on drugs!!!!

  101. Sam Vykin
    Sam Vykin April 4, 2016 at 10:28 am

    Shame on you WICB! It is despicable the way you treat WI. We support our team. #WICBresign

  102. Samanta Johnson
    Samanta Johnson April 4, 2016 at 10:28 am

    What you give is what you will get in return

  103. Trevor Heath April 4, 2016 at 10:42 am

    As has been shown before Dave Cameron Jr is a “Classless” act! This guy is definetely the worst thing that has happened to West Indies Cricket in it’s entire history and i think that the time is ripe for the Caribbean Governments to approach the ICC to seek their assistance in getting rid of those bunch of “Jokers”! Ironically that at this worst stage in our history that we can achieve so much! I guess that’s what adversity does eh? I will go further and petition those Regional Boards that elected them into office, to vacate office because it starts from there! Get rid of their support base and our problem will be solved! Sammy i support your statement 150% and that it should be replayed on all Regional TV and Radio Stations continuously so that the message will finally get across! In spite of your form you have created History, the Captain of the only team to have won the T 20 twice!!!!!! He cyah take dat from u!!

  104. Afocused Man
    Afocused Man April 4, 2016 at 10:42 am

    As A boy I was told if you dont have anything sensible to say, just say nothing

  105. Lana Clarke
    Lana Clarke April 4, 2016 at 10:43 am

    Let’s boycott the board.If they sanction him join as CBean people and get rid of the board.

  106. Ovid Forde
    Ovid Forde April 4, 2016 at 10:52 am

    David Cameron should apologize to the team and West Indian people. Then he and all his supporters on the board should tender their resignations effective immediately.

  107. Myzz Veronica Balli Edwards
    Myzz Veronica Balli Edwards April 4, 2016 at 10:57 am

    Long time them need shake up now is the time Sammy conscience is clear now, big up Sammy and the Windies team

  108. Donna Harewood April 4, 2016 at 11:01 am

    Start the petition! I will be the first to sign. It is Dave Cameron and his team who are inappropriate. Players are not totally blameless but it is mostly the WICB which has brought us to this point. The players have shown that they still wish to represent us. Away with this Army of Occupation! The players have hit the ball out of the Kolkata stands and into the board’s court (or field). The players won this cup in spite of you not because of you. What part of resign don’t you understand?

  109. Donna Harewood April 4, 2016 at 11:11 am

    The Caribbean fans want Cameron and his ilk to go but they don’t care what we want. They are interested in themselves only. Yet they demand more from the players than they ask of themselves.

    If they weren’t just interested in their own rewards they would have cussed us and gone long time! Why would they cling to their positions for such an ungrateful lot of people. PERSONAL GAIN that’s why! Hypocrites!

  110. David Garcia (Trinidad) April 4, 2016 at 11:21 am

    Inappropriate???? I find your comments inappropriate Mr Cameron. Apologise for nothing to the world,it is time the world knows how unprofessional you and your board operates. It is quite clear that the WICB (WICKED,INCONSIDERATE,CRICKET BOSSES)
    never gave this team a ghost of a chance.
    The Windies are the best T20 players in the world and this is the treatment meted out to them? The players (both men & women) seemed to have bonded together and became more focused on the task in spite of all the adversity.
    For Darren Sammy I have maximum respect and I saw the frustration which must have built up over the years.These three trophies in the space of roughly 4 months have very little to do with the board but should be accredited to the players and one Allen Stanford who brought T20 to the Caribbean.We are the true pioneers of this game.Our players are in every T 20 final all over the world.
    Last and not least Mr Cameron …..our teams will not do well in test and 1 day cricket if our best players are not picked and also if the board continues to victimize them.
    Darren Sammy you are a Champion! Dave Cameron you sir, are not and the faster you resign along with the rest of your cohorts the better for West Indian cricket.

  111. Sirleyann Giffard
    Sirleyann Giffard April 4, 2016 at 11:25 am

    Sammy is a West Indian and a st Lucian remember that Mr president, we rolling on you just don’t even think of one bad word against our champion. Useless board.

  112. Carlos Moore April 4, 2016 at 11:39 am

    Who is this Dave Cameron anyway? what has he ever achieved in international cricket other than friggin up West Indies cricket? Cameron you poltroon!!! the cricket belong to we!!! Now bugger off under the rock yuh crawl from under and let competent people take charge.

  113. Pauline Lowe
    Pauline Lowe April 4, 2016 at 11:40 am

    Cameron step down you out of line

  114. SocaTick April 4, 2016 at 11:46 am

    Like the rest before me commenting on this, Mr. Cameron you are inappropriate for the job. Captain Sammy was in his place to say what he said. If you, Mr. Cameron, had done what you were supposed to have done, there would have been no need for Captain Sammy to say what he said.
    Guess cockroach don’t like when light shine pun it!!

  115. Yakubu A Cruickshank
    Yakubu A Cruickshank April 4, 2016 at 11:55 am

    Windies Cricket is about fans and players not administrators, WICB is over estimates its importance

  116. Juan Squires
    Juan Squires April 4, 2016 at 12:36 pm

    What’s wrong with Sammy’s speech! When we are in the wrong it would nice to admit and apologize so all can move forward and come up with suitable solutions. Sammy stand up for your right! CONGRATS TO YOU AND YOUR TEAM A JOB WELL DONE

  117. Brigitte Adams
    Brigitte Adams April 4, 2016 at 12:42 pm

    Well on the day weare celebrating Cameron you now see how The West Indian people feel, Sammy is 100% correct and you under estimated how we the (no brains) players and people would take your comments. The can of worms is open and there is no turning back if we unite you and your WICB will no longer exist. Power to the game respect to the players we got you.

  118. Kathryn Serieux
    Kathryn Serieux April 4, 2016 at 12:58 pm

    I don’t even know where to start with the WICB disastrous PR. But I will say this: the comments are neither disappointing nor inappropriate if it is true that they received no support from the WICB. Especially considering the millions it pulls in off the team as a business venture. Poor, poor, poor PR; right down to the spelling mistakes in the news release.

  119. Lauraine Clarke
    Lauraine Clarke April 4, 2016 at 1:43 pm

    Shut your trap Dave Cameron. Do what you know is right.

  120. daniel April 4, 2016 at 1:53 pm

    There is worldwide support from all quarters for the wicb to resign lock stock and barrel…leave the WI cricketers alone….they are champions

  121. Sarifa Patel April 4, 2016 at 1:55 pm

    M. Cameron has shown exactly what an arrogant, ignorant individual he is, he is only interested in the power and the lining of his own pocket. It is time for the heads of Caricom to call for his head to roll and if they don’t then we the West Indies fans will lobby against him and his yes men board and it will not only those in the caribbean but world wide. How much more stupid is he going to be because he has an inflated ego that because he is in charge he can do whatever he wants. God is going to remove him even if it is by force, believe you me, he will have to resign, we are disgusted with his nasty attitude towards our players. He pays hem pittance but fills his pocket.

  122. Philip Robinson
    Philip Robinson April 4, 2016 at 2:17 pm

    Inappropriate doesn’t mean false

  123. Anne Jones April 4, 2016 at 2:26 pm

    The West Indies Board should be ashamed to sanction Sammy for telling the truth. If Sammy don’t tell it look how many players would be hurting, he did the right thing to expose them. The nerve of Cameron to make such a statement. Yes let’s start a petition and get his behind off the board. We just lift up the spirits of the west Indian people for their sport and will not allow Cameron and his gang to disrupt this great feeling. Go into a dark room and never come out till you learn to play fair.

  124. Houston L. George
    Houston L. George April 4, 2016 at 2:33 pm

    Bla Bla Bla!!!! On shut yuh mouth now!!!!!!!! Sammy said it right…. Noe leave the man alone.

  125. Suzette Lashley
    Suzette Lashley April 4, 2016 at 2:35 pm

    The truth is sometimes inappropriate. Deal with it.

  126. Sylvia Daisley April 4, 2016 at 3:11 pm

    West Indies had to go out there and play to win despite the board’s dog treatment of them. This has been going on for years and it is only because of their love for cricket that they still endure all the crap from the board. We are moving on up and do not need their negativity to bring us back down. Scrap the board.

  127. Ricardo Bascombe
    Ricardo Bascombe April 4, 2016 at 3:20 pm

    Get them out they need a new board as soon as possible

  128. Gary Langley
    Gary Langley April 4, 2016 at 3:21 pm

    Sammy is only telling the truth.the boared should be ashamed of them self.well done boys and well said sammy

  129. Mack Clarke
    Mack Clarke April 4, 2016 at 3:30 pm

    It’s time for the WICB get off it’s high horse of we are greater than thou and join the real world, it’s time that the West Indies Cricket fans learn the truth about how the WICB treats the players and coaches. If the WICB take any punishment against Daren Sammy sponsors and all fans should stay away from the CPL and matches sponsored by the WICB. This is a good time for the WICB to meet with all the players both men and women and come to an agreement to suit all concerned.

  130. Chris April 4, 2016 at 3:39 pm

    If I was subject to all those adverse remarks from players and WI supporters, I would realise that they ALL want my head…want me out. I would then do the honourable thing and resign. Start the petition and let Cameron and the board see what WI really feel about them. A petition got the mayor of POS to resign…let’s do the same to this power hungry person and open his eyes for him.

  131. Jackie Walcott April 4, 2016 at 3:40 pm

    Yes! Lets’s start the petition!! Dave Cameron needs to go!!

  132. Marlene Garnett
    Marlene Garnett April 4, 2016 at 3:59 pm

    WICB should get rid of Dave Cameron he does not respect the players as he is a dictator and he feels nobody should say anything about the board…in this business you have to be a leader who listens to your players

  133. Christine April 4, 2016 at 4:02 pm

    So very proud of the West Indies three teams for this triple victory in 2016.
    So very sad to hear that the so-called Board sent our male senior team to this international tournament without appropriate kits.
    They won not because of the Board but in spite of the Board.
    Mr. Cameron and his cohorts should hang their heads in shame and quietly resign instead of imposing sanctions on Sammy.
    Mr. Cameraon you really have the gall to make such a statement?
    West Indians throughout the Caribbean and in the wider world savored this victory. Don’t try to spoil it.
    Caricom leaders please get this inept Board out and put in a proper oversight committee until a new and impartial Board is appointed.

  134. Randy Thompson
    Randy Thompson April 4, 2016 at 4:22 pm

    I can see this is not going to go down too well with the #WICB …..I think the whole Caribbean is supporting the true players of the game

  135. West Indian April 4, 2016 at 5:00 pm

    So Cameron only thinking about his bills…so in other words or just one word….MONEY..not so

  136. He Boucher
    He Boucher April 4, 2016 at 5:59 pm

    The board talking

  137. Ursula Maria
    Ursula Maria April 4, 2016 at 6:45 pm

    WICB should be ashamed of themselves!!! Those boys went out there and played the best damn cricket the world have seen and now criticising Sammy for talking the truth and showing charisma….WICB should be honouring the members of the WI cricket team for their outstanding performance and charisma!! They are 2x world champion’s!! Treat them as such!!…The WI CRICKET TEAM is honoured and respected all around the cricket world!!..How shameful is it that they don’t get the same respect from WICB!!…

  138. Cory April 4, 2016 at 7:28 pm

    Who is this CEO. He need to be educated in Management skills, This is the umpteen time, he respond to the players comment via tweeting, True managers don’t do that. This is a reckless uncontrollable manager, Now is the time to get rid of this guy and his clique for our Cricket to move forward.

  139. Heather Clareke
    Heather Clareke April 4, 2016 at 7:38 pm

    When you can’t get positive results, you have to wash your laundry in public

  140. junior April 4, 2016 at 8:08 pm

    when Cameron tweeted that foolish statement about Gayle it was OK no censure from the other yes men on the Board. when he and Wpa get and cut the players salaries all was well.
    Sammy I would give you a medal: you are so right. Cameron is the board and seems not tolisten to others on the Board. Tell us Cameron, you went to India out of your pocket or the Boards.If you cant pay the players why u flying about so?

  141. Juliet Williams
    Juliet Williams April 4, 2016 at 8:51 pm

    Leave the damn man alone, he spoke the truth and y’all are offended by it.

  142. Deborah Lashley
    Deborah Lashley April 4, 2016 at 8:55 pm

    i wouldn’t say so he say the true on him mind

  143. TRUFUL April 4, 2016 at 9:44 pm

    It is time for the Caricom governments to cancell ALL COURTESIES TO THIS WICB and for all immigration depts in each country deny them entry at ports Customs seize their luggage LIAT and CAL both gov’t owned refuse to fly them and see how they do Please do not forget Bajan C.Riley

  144. Makayla April 4, 2016 at 10:32 pm

    I love you guys yur the best speak for your own right its a free country and how dear you as a president say that to your own team thats reall inapropriate i wish someone else can start an new cricket board for the entire team an kick u guys out and we want to see what you guys will do after

  145. Hartel Hobbs April 4, 2016 at 10:42 pm

    The WICB is responsible for killing cricket in the region. I will never forget as a boy when the board banned all those great players for life that went to South Africa to try and make a better living for themselves and families. The thing is , the rest of the world players also went to South Africa, but didn’t suffer the same fate. The arrogance of the WICB is long and shameful . They seem to forget that the players are the ones putting themselves on the line and making the sacrifices . It’s sad to say , but it’s high time for the ” uncle toms ” , to go !

  146. Jawaharlal Mewahlal April 4, 2016 at 11:51 pm

    Paying bills doesn’t win a world cup in any sport.
    Why didn’t we win the last world cup where Holder was the captain.

  147. Sandra Madea
    Sandra Madea April 5, 2016 at 12:29 am

    Get de rid of them all.

  148. Mark Pierre April 5, 2016 at 5:02 am

    Please Caricom, people of the Caribbean, God Almighty, please get rid of these idiots that are managing our cricket! Which school Dave Cameron went to again?!

  149. Lennon April 5, 2016 at 6:02 am

    This is a case of the Board making themselves more important than the sport

  150. orville carter April 5, 2016 at 7:48 am

    For years now this board has acted with this dictatorial attitude.
    Each and every time that a player shows up the board,s inadequacies,Sanctions against them seems to be the order of the chris Gayle,Dwayne bravo and others, and now Sammy. They successfully ran a promising player away from the game.(Keiron Powell.).Poor management who thinks that to tell is better than to solicit imput before making the mistakes that they do. The i tell you attitude of the west indies board died many years ago.Do as i say or else.
    I have spent many years working for companies who tend to get employee imput before making major decisions that may impact on them.
    Mr Cameron,you and your staff should go.West indies cricket will live without you.

  151. Markie April 5, 2016 at 8:36 am

    If this mr Cameron will not stop until he crush West Indies cricket to dust all he is thinking about is him self and the money he has no regards for the team and he needs to go before he crush all of us who loves cricket

  152. Dyamund April 5, 2016 at 8:55 am

    Remember when FIFA president had to go sponsors pull out and eventually he had to go. when we striking, all players I mean all players. Boycott cricket, stick together we are stronger let the board see what it is like to be disrespected by the fans not a ticket buy

  153. Wesley james April 5, 2016 at 9:25 am

    Mr Cameron would do well to take exit left off of the West Indies cricket stage…your tenure to say the least has been dismal and you should find no solace in the recent performance of the men’s team… We await your gracious departure or we will be forced kick you over the line

  154. Haskell Murray April 5, 2016 at 11:11 am

    As a West Indian born in Barbados and now living in Canada I got up at 5.30 am to watch the ladies T20 final and then the men T20 final and enjoyed both wins , however I was very sad to hear from Sammy that the team did not have uniforms to play in this tournament . The question is this , how can the WICB send a team half way across the world to represent us and the team don’t have uniforms? Furthermore the WICB president did not even send any word of encouragement before the final game. How disappointing.

    The WICB in its present format has to be reorganized. There has been many reports outlining how this reorganizing should be done
    but none has achieve the desired result, therefore I am giving the powers that be(i.e Caricom Leadres) the way forward.

    Inform the ICC that all cricket stadiums will be withheld from the WICB staging any form of cricket in the west Indies , but the west indies will continue to play in all countries except in the West Indies
    in other words the ICC will stage the games for us and I am sure that Dave Cameron and his co -horts will have no choice but to leave.

  155. Ashley April 5, 2016 at 11:11 am

    in the light of mr. Cameron’s remarks I think the best thing for you to do is to resign West Indies cricket Board needs to dissolve your interest is not with the team and the people of the West Indies

  156. Diana Clarke April 5, 2016 at 12:16 pm

    The entire WI Cricket Board should just resign….YES GET RID OF THE ENTIRE BOARD….WASTE OF TIME !

  157. Sylvester Jn-pierre April 5, 2016 at 1:01 pm

    The WICB acted like undesirable parents .

  158. Steve Babb April 5, 2016 at 3:00 pm

    Where do they find these board members?do they even know how to hold a bat or ball or know how to set a field?Guh long get lost because we the fans are not interested in the board or it rhetoric we’re trying to enjoy some cricket because without the players you idiots are out of a job so take a seat,SMH.

  159. Omari April 5, 2016 at 4:28 pm

    Our players are paid less because we cannot demand the TV revenue due to our poor performances. India, Australia and England take the lion share of tv rights. That said it is well known the WICB are completely out of touch and as a body who hold the sway in the strategic direction of Caribbean cricket they are truly inadequate. Some will say the fact that 3 teams are WORLD CHAMPIONS surely indicate the WICB have got something right.
    NOOOOOO this is purely down to the commitment dedication and pride of the players, management and supporting staff. WICB and Cameraase should bend down and let Braithwaite lek dem tail fi six out of the discussion One word RESIGN and GALOONG

  160. Lis April 5, 2016 at 5:43 pm

    Why inappropriate? How is the truth inappropriate???
    Just an abuse of “power” by reprimanding Sammy. An amazing captain and team to pull off that win in all the adversity. Why shouldn’t the world know… No offence but Cameron and your team, y’all get name and shame and now want to act out. Should have thought about the consequences for your poor actions!

  161. Eddei C April 5, 2016 at 10:26 pm

    Small talk by the WICB President its time for a lot of soul searching on his part and the other board members. Embarrassment personified.

  162. Faith April 5, 2016 at 10:56 pm

    It’s time for the WICB to be held accountable for their actions. All heads of governments in the Caribbean have to come down on these guys who are holding their breath and drawing pay. They are distroying a beautiful legacy.

  163. Rod April 6, 2016 at 10:10 pm

    Dave Cameron l humbly submit that it’s time for some introspection. What have you added to West Indies cricket during your tenure at the elm? What have you done to fan people’ s love for the game in the region? How have you helped to bridge the egap between players and board? Truth be told your legacy will be that you are an egotistical leader whose aloofness and eindifference towards the players and their wellbeing created and almost impenetrable wedge between the board and players. Do the honorable thing and let someone who is passionate about the game and about the players assume the reigns of power. This rimpasse needs to end and clearly you lack both the interest and rinclination to do this. Time for you to go.


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