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Embrace change for WI cricket

Published:Monday | April 11, 2016 | 12:00 AM


It was with great disappointment that I read Orville Higgins' column 'The Dave Cameron lynch mob' (Gleaner, April 8, 2016). Although the arguments Mr Higgins put forward are credible and substantive in pointing out the historical problems of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the players, he hasn't made a single suggestion to address the issues involved.

Mr Higgins' column, while skilfully written, leaves me wondering what point he wanted to make. If I should attempt to ascertain that, I would be inclined to think that he is saying that what is good for the goose should be good for the gander.

Life revolves around change, and it is really a human tragedy when people in influential positions does not seemingly endorse and embrace change.

I do not, therefore, appreciate his egoistic column defending individual gains to fight against change - a change that will ensure the problems of the past will not recur; a change to build better infrastructure; a change to bring back the pride of WI cricket.

I implore Mr Higgins to state whether he believes the WICB, in its current state, is capable of delivering the above-mentioned objectives.