Ricky Skerritt was returned unopposed as president of Cricket West Indies (CWI) together with vice-president Dr Kishore Shallow on the regional governing physique’s annual common assembly (AGM), held nearly, on Sunday. They’ll serve a second two-year time period, which can final till March 2023.
Each Skerritt and Dr Shallow have been each formally elected after their respective rivals Anand Sanasie, Honorary Secretary of the Guyana Cricket Board, and his working mate Barbadian CWI director Calvin Hope, introduced on April 1 that they have been withdrawing from the competition.
The AGM was first scheduled for Could 28, however the representatives from the Guyana Cricket Board and the Barbados Cricket Affiliation didn’t flip up for the digital assembly, leaving the assembly in need of the required quorum of 9. The entire territorial board member associations have been absolutely represented.
The 64-year-old Skerritt first gained the presidency on March 24, 2019, at Jamaica Pegasus Resort by ending Jamaican Dave Cameron’s controversial reign.
Skerritt gained eight votes to 4 by way of a secret poll. Cameron was looking for a fourth time period in workplace after serving three two-year phrases.
Dr Shallow, who challenged Emmanuel Nanthan for vice chairman at that AGM, additionally gained by the identical margin.
The re-election course of was performed as one of many key objects on the agenda of the AGM.
“I’m humbled and deeply honoured to be re-elected to function CWI president for a second time period,” Skerritt, a former tourism minister in St Kitts and Nevis and a former West Indies supervisor, mentioned.
“I take the duty to guide the board of this prestigious group, most significantly. We have now a lot unfinished work to do, and we renew our pledge to work untiringly to assist obtain sustainable enchancment, each on and off the sector, for West Indies cricket.”
Dr Shallow, the president of the Windward Islands Cricket Board, mentioned “I’m once more grateful for the continued assist of the member representatives for Ricky and myself. This re-election is a victory for West Indies cricket as we proceed on the trail of rising the sport throughout the area, and reaching good outcomes on all fronts and in any respect ranges.”
Along with the election for president and vice-president, the next individuals have been duly elected as Member Administrators of CWI:
Conde Riley – Barbados Cricket Affiliation
Calvin Hope – Barbados Cricket Affiliation
Bissoondyal Singh – Guyana Cricket Board
Hilbert Foster – Guyana Cricket Board
Wilford Heaven – Jamaica Cricket Affiliation
Dr Donovan Bennett – Jamaica Cricket Affiliation
Enoch Lewis – Leeward Islands Cricket Board
Leon Rodney – Leeward Islands Cricket Board
Azim Bassarath – Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board
Arjoon Ramlal – Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board
Julian Charles – Windward Islands Cricket Board
Dwain Gill – Windward Islands Cricket Board