Pandemic forced Cricket West Indies to borrow money to pay players and staff, reveals president Ricky Skerritt
The CWI boss went on to say that the board had to borrow to pay staff which received a 50 percent pay cut in the wake of the pandemic.
A two-member Cricket West Indies (CWI) team arrived on Saturday to take stock of the COVID-19 management plans put in place by the Bangladesh Cricket Board ahead of their series in January.
As part of the plan, CWI board director Dr Akshai Mansingh and the board's security manager Paul Slowewill will visit Dhaka and Chittagong next week to inspect the BCB's bio-security plans and health protocols in the country.
While Bangladesh is yet to play any international cricket since March, West Indies were one of the first to resume post the COVID-19 break when it toured England in July.
Haven't got Cricket West Indies' backing for ICC Chairman's post, says former president Dave Cameron
Manohar stepped down early this month after over four years at the helm, letting go of a third term after it became clear that he would not find enough backers for it in the ICC.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Cricket West Indies to temporarily halve players', staff salaries amid financial struggles
Cricket West Indies (CWI) said on Friday it will halve salaries for staff and players for up to six months as it struggles to deal with the debilitating economic challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Former West Indies cricketer Michael Holding has alleged the misuse of $500,000 that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) donated to the Cricket West Indies (CWI).
Coronavirus Outbreak: Cricket West Indies in 'ICU' amid financial losses due to COVID-19 pandemic, says chief Ricky Skerritt
Cricket West Indies (CWI) chief Ricky Skerritt has said that the COVID-19 pandemic has put the region's already ailing cricket body into "Intensive Care Unit" and it will have to go for cost cutting measures to ride out the financial crisis.
Former England skipper Alastair Cook, ex-West Indies team manager Ricky Skerritt appointed to MCC's World Cricket Committee
Cook and Skerritt have accepted the Club's invitation to join the committee, which meets twice a year to discuss the most important issues concerning the game and acts as an independent voice in world cricket.
West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo says he's ready for international return after change of guard in board
West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo on Friday announced his return to international cricket, little over a year after he called it quits due to a bitter fallout with his country's board.
Simmions led the Windies to the 2016 Twenty20 World Cup before being booted out amid tensions with his paymasters.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Sunil Narine feels his finger isn't ready for 50-over cricket after not making it to 15-man squad for tournament
Sunil Narine has still not given up hope of a return to international cricket after missing out on a spot in West Indies’ World Cup squad due to injury, the spinner has said.
Dave Cameron to step down as CWI chief after losing vote to former West Indies team manager Ricky Skerritt
Controversial Cricket West Indies (CWI) president Dave Cameron has lost a vote to remain in the post, the governing body announced Sunday.