Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Gabriel twist

Date:

Share post:

The board of Cricket West Indies (CWI) never got the chance to deal with the recent controversial four-match suspension of fast bowler Shannon Gabriel.

Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) president and CWI director Conde Riley told a stunned audience of Rotarians, at a dinner at Hilton Barbados on Thursday night, that the matter was dealt with by chief executive officer Johnny Grave, who made a decision without consulting the board.

“Before the president or the board could do anything, a decision was made by our chief executive officer. It never came to the president. It never came to the board. He [CWI president Dave Cameron] does not want to say this, but I know he was very upset about this.

“The president wrote and said, why did this not come to the board? The board had no opportunity because our chief [executive officer] made a decision without consulting the board,” he said.

Riley felt the need to rush to the microphone and respond after questions surrounding Gabriel’s suspension had been fired at Cameron, who was the feature speaker.

Cameron, who is being challenged for the presidency by former West Indies team manager Ricky Skerritt, at next month’s elections in Jamaica, refused to comment on the matter, but earlier in the evening explained the process in relation to the suspension.

Subscribe now to our eNATION edition.

For the latest stories and breaking news updates download the Nationnews apps for iOS and Android.

 

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Related articles

Sunil Narine rules out West Indies comeback for T20 World Cup

Sunil Narine has ruled himself out of a recall to West Indies' squad for the forthcoming T20 World Cup...

Taiwan rattled by 6.1 magnitude earthquake amid numerous tremors

Taiwan was hit with a magnitude 6.1 earthquake in the early hours of Tuesday local time (2:32 p.m....

Trump hush money trial was ‘election fraud pure and simple’, prosecutors say

Donald Trump “orchestrated a criminal scheme to corrupt the 2016 presidential election” by covering up an alleged affair...

Nicki Minaj throws item back into crowd after nearly getting hit by object onstage

Nicki Minaj was left unimpressed after a fan threw an object at her onstage. In a video shared by Pop Crave on...