Skerrit-Shallow ticket have Trinidad, Leewards backing for upcoming elections

By February 22, 2021

The Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board are throwing their support for the current leadership of Cricket West Indies in the lead up to the virtual Annual General Meeting set for March 28.

According to the Trinidad Guardian, Ricky Skerritt and Dr Kishore Shallow were nominated by the Leeward Islands Cricket Board and was seconded by the TTCB.

The incumbents are being challenged by CWI directors Anand Sanasie, secretary of the Guyana Cricket Board and Barbados Cricket Association Vice President Calvin Hope. Sanasie formally announced his candidacy last week citing the need for visionary leadership.

However, the Azim Bassarath led TTCB decided to back the incumbents during a virtual meeting last Friday citing “how the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic had affected cricket activities in the Caribbean and throughout the world since March 2020 and that it would be unfair to judge the performance of the CWI leadership in the context of an abbreviated term of office’, the Guardian said.

The TTCB also took the position that several initiatives by the current president “gained valuable traction but needed more time to produce the desired results.”

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