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The relationship between West Indian players and their board has been rocky since 2005, largely over a new contract with Digicel. The situation has flared up sporadically with isolated strikes and other threats and actions. The latest incident was the decision of the players to abandon, midway, the 2014 tour of India
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Oct 20, 2014

West Indies have lacked a strong leader

Cricinfo: In the Age, Greg Baum writes that there has been no unifying, strong leader after Clive Lloyd and Viv Richards to break the freefall West Indies cricket finds itself in

Oct 19, 2014

A rock, a hard place and the WICB

Tony Cozier: The board's latest standoff with its players has had embarrassing consequences internationally, so any resolution now needs to be approached thoughtfully

Tony Cozier

Oct 19, 2014

'WICB pushes things to the brink'

Cricinfo: Amidst yet another "crisis" between West Indies players and the WICB, Michael Holding writes in his column for Wisden India how the board has allowed for such a situation to come up again, despite being familiar with such issues in the past

Oct 18, 2014

'Can't see West Indies at World Cup if standoff remains' - Cozier

News: Commentator Tony Cozier has said West Indies could fail to send a squad to the World Cup if the standoff between the WICB, the WIPA and the players remains unresolved

Peter Della Penna

Oct 18, 2014

BCCI's damages bill to West Indies may touch $65m

News: The BCCI is likely to claim damages of at least Rs 400 crore (US$65 million approx) from the WICB for West Indies having pulled out of the tour to India

Amol Karhadkar

Oct 17, 2014

West Indies pull out of India tour

News: The West Indies tour to India has come to an abrupt end, with the BCCI saying it had been called off by the WICB and announcing a replacement tour

Nagraj Gollapudi

Oct 17, 2014

Players hold WICB responsible for pullout

News: The West Indies players have said the WICB was responsible for the decision to pullout of their ongoing tour of India because of a dispute over the payment structure

Nagraj Gollapudi

Oct 17, 2014

IPL stakes will influence decision on players

News: How the BCCI deals with the West Indies board, and indeed the entire issue of the abandoned tour, will be dictated to a large extent by the pulls and pressures of its marquee event, the IPL

Amol Karhadkar

Oct 17, 2014

'We were left with no option' - WICB

News: The WICB has said it was left with no option but to "discontinue" the tour of India after the players had informed the board through the team management that they would be returning back to the Caribbean

ESPNcricinfo staff

Oct 16, 2014

WICB ready to mediate, but will only talk to WIPA

News: In a jolt to the West Indies players, the WICB has made it clear to them that it will "engage" only with the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) in any attempt to break the deadlock between the groups

Nagraj Gollapudi

Oct 15, 2014

Bravo-Hinds battle intensifies in email exchange

News: The growing impasse between West Indies players and the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) has intensified with both sides exchanging bitter emails in the past week

Nagraj Gollapudi

Oct 12, 2014

A painfully familiar crisis

Tony Cozier: West Indies players are warring with officials again, though this time it's with their own representatives, that too just before two major Test tours and the World Cup

Tony Cozier

Oct 11, 2014

Players call for WICB to intervene, WIPA board to resign

News: Dwayne Bravo has written WICB president Whycliffe 'Dave' Cameron, "on behalf of the West Indies team", seeking the president's "urgent intervention" over the payments issue

ESPNcricinfo staff

Oct 10, 2014

Richards lauds 'perfect reply' from West Indies

News: Former West Indies captain Viv Richards is relieved that the threat of a players strike ahead of the first ODI against India did not materialise, and said the highlight of the entire situation for him was that in the end, "good sense did prevail."

Gaurav Kalra

Oct 7, 2014

West Indies players mull strike over pay structure

News: In an extraordinary and unprecedented move, West Indies players have come out strongly against WIPA president and chief executive Wavell Hinds, who they claim "hoodwinked" them while signing a new memorandum of understanding with the WICB last month

Nagraj Gollapudi

Oct 7, 2014

Full text of Dwayne Bravo's letter to WIPA president Hinds

News: The following is a letter obtained by ESPNcricinfo, written on October 7, by Dwayne Bravo to WIPA president and chief executive Wavell Hinds

ESPNcricinfo staff

Sep 19, 2014

WICB, WIPA sign new agreement

News: Following years of often bitter disputes, the West Indies Cricket Board and the West Indies Players Association have signed a new collective bargaining agreement and memorandum of understanding on Thursday

ESPNcricinfo staff

Jun 9, 2012

ICC and FICA to mediate in West Indies dispute

News: The ICC and FICA will be participating in efforts aimed at ending the stand-off between the West Indies Cricket Board and the West Indies Players' Association

ESPNcricinfo staff

Mar 31, 2012

The militant man of the people

Features: Board-player relations were at their most acrimonious during Dinanath Ramnarine's time as the WIPA chief, but he was more than just the trouble-maker he was made out to be

Garth Wattley

Mar 20, 2012

Decision on Gayle's future delayed

News: Chris Gayle's expected return to the West Indies team has been delayed after no decision could be arrived at during Monday's high-level meeting

ESPNcricinfo staff
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