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Skerritt: New CWI Initiative Puts Funds In Coffers of National Associations

(Antigua Observer) An initiative by Cricket West Indies (CWI) could see regional associations benefitting financially from their country’s hosting of international matches.

This was revealed by CWI President, Ricky Skerritt, who said the body could waive fees associated with the successful bidding proc4ess for international matches if governments agree to put a portion of all those funds back into the development of cricket.

“I had written, just before COVID, all the ministers of sports int he region explaining to them what the policy is going forward todo with the bid fees for international games and that we were removing the bidding process as long as they would agree to take the equivalent sums of money and invest in grassroots and youth cricket,” he said.

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