ST. GEORGE'S, GRENADA, November 3 , 2015 - GIS: On Wednesday, November 4th, at 3:00 p.m.Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell, Chair of the CARICOM Sub-committee on Cricket Governance, will hold a joint press conference with Dr. Eudine Bariteau, Principal of UWI-Cavehill, and appointed chair of the Cricket Review Panel.
The purpose of the Press Conference is to reveal the contents of the report by the Cricket Review Panel, as well as share the recommendations for the way forward for West Indies cricket.
In mid-October, the Review Panel, which was put in place after a meeting in Grenada in April, between the CARICOM Cricket Governance Subcommittee of Heads and the West Indies Cricket Board, completed and submitted their report to the Prime Ministers on the CARICOM Sub-Committee.
The Subcommittee, namely PM Mitchell as Chair, PM Ralph Gonsalves (SVG) and PM Gaston Browne (Antigua and Barbuda), have since met and decided that PM Mitchell and Dr. Bariteau should report on the work of the Review Panel, with an aim to moving speedily to enact the recommendations of the panel.
The independent and well-rounded Review Panel comprised Dr. Eudine Bariteau, as Chair, Dr. Warren Smith, President of the Caribbean Development Bank, Sir Denis Byron, President of the Caribbean Court of Justice, Mr. Deryck Murray, former West Indies Cricket great, and Mr. Dwayne Gill, President of the Grenada Cricket Association. The CARICOM Secretariat facilitated the work of the Panel over the last five or so months.
West Indies cricket has been on the decline for the last few decades, and CARICOM Heads saw the need to intervene and lend their voices in the interest of developing the regional pastime.
The Press Conference will be held at 3:00 p.m. at the Ministry of Works conference Room.
All Media houses are welcome to join GIS, which will carry the press conference live.