The International Cricket Council today charged West Indies fast bowler Shannon Gabriel with a breach of its code of conduct over an incident between Gabriel and England captain Joe Root.
Towards the end of play on the third day of the third and final Wisden Test match in St Lucia, Root was picked up by the stump mic saying to Gabriel: "Don't use it as an insult … there is nothing wrong with being gay."
It has been almost three years in the making but talented left-handed batsman Darren Bravo has been recalled to the West Indies Test Squad for the England series that begins here in the Caribbean later this month.
Bravo last represented the regional team in the longest format in October 2016 against Pakistan in Sharjah. He had scores of 11 and three in that match which the West Indies won by five wickets.
Almost two years after it was discovered that the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board misallocated almost $3 million in funding from the NGC, and six months after the NGC requested the TTCB to repay that money forthwith, the two bodies are still working on a way forward.
"The NGC is still in active discussions with the TTCB as a follow up to the audit to determine a way forward." said NGC communications manager; Lisa Burkett.