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Shallow elected as new president of Cricket West Indies

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Last updated on 26 Mar 2023 | 04:29 PM
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Shallow elected as new president of Cricket West Indies

Meanwhile, Azim Bassarath will be the vice-president for two years

Kishore Shallow has been elected as the new president of Cricket West Indies (CWI), while Azim Bassarath will be the vice-president. They will serve two-year terms. 

Shallow had earlier served two terms as vice-president of the CWI when Ricky Skerritt was the president.

"On behalf of Cricket West Indies, I sincerely thank the outgoing President Ricky Skerritt for his latest contribution to our beloved cricket," Shallow said. 

"He has served with distinction and pride in one of the most challenging periods in our lifetime, the COVID-19 pandemic. His tenure has certainly moved us in the right direction.

"The resounding vote of confidence demonstrated by the shareholders is heartening. My profound gratitude to them and all the stakeholders for supporting me throughout the electoral process. 

“As I embark on this new role with vice president Bassarath, there is no delusion about the considerable workload. My philosophy remains one of unity and inclusivity. For it is only if we pool our resources and efforts together will West Indies cricket make any meaningful advancement as a cricket nation."

Shallow had also been serving as President of Windward Islands Cricket and was former president of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Cricket Association.

Bassarath, on the other hand, had been serving as Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) president apart from being a CWI director till being elected as vice-president of CWI.

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