Team manager Richie Richardson says the West Indies, dominated by a crop of young players, must maintain a strong and positive outlook as they confront mighty Australia in a three match Test series starting next week.
The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) chief executive, Michael Muirhead, has described the newly launched Four Knights Academy as a "masterstroke", and says it has the potential to play a critical role in national development here.
Cricket Ireland has refused to comment on speculation that their coach Phil Simmons may be heading home to the Caribbean after the World Cup to coach the West Indies, saying nothing had been finalised yet.
Team manager Richie Richardson says the West Indies have moved beyond the recent controversial impasse with their union and board and are fully focussed on the upcoming cricket Test series against South Africa.
A livid BCCI has said it has suffered huge losses and that it will claim all the damages following the West Indies cricket team's unprecedented move to pull out of the remainder of India tour in the wake of an acrimonious unresolved pay dispute with its Board back home.
The financial dispute between the West Indies players and its association (WIPA) had almost led to cancellation of Friday's fourth ODI against India before last-minute intervention from BCCI joint secretary Anurag Thakur brought the team to the ground.
Former West Indies captain Richie Richardson today came out in full support of mystery spinner Sunil Narine, who has been barred from playing the Champions League T20 final for a suspect illegal bowling action, saying he will return as an even better bowler.
West Indies cricket manager Richie Richardson on Wednesday said he is well aware that India would look to bounce back from their forgettable England tour but believes in his side's ability and looks forward to beat the hosts.