BCB joins forces with Leeward Islands

  • Historic agreement: Lloyd Smith, president of the Bermuda Cricket Board

    Historic agreement: Lloyd Smith, president of the Bermuda Cricket Board


The executives of the Bermuda Cricket Board and the Leeward Islands Cricket Board are pleased to announce the signing of a memorandum of understanding between both institutions.

The purpose of this MOU is to underpin the development of what is hoped will become a long-term partnership.

It therefore sets out matters of agreed principle and policy, reflecting the spirit of co-operation between the LICB and the BCB, but it is not intended to be legally binding.

The area of co-operation shall include, subject to mutual consent, any activity or programme considered desirable and feasible on either side to foster and develop the co-operative relationship between the two institutions.

BCB president Lloyd Smith said: “On behalf of the Bermuda Cricket Board, we are privileged to be signing this MOU with the Leeward Islands Cricket Board. We hope that this sets a precedent for future opportunities for both organisations, players, coaches, umpires and administrators to grow in the sport.

“The BCB finds this MOU to not only be historic, but also nostalgic, as many Bermudians are descendants of the Leeward Islands ancestry. We consider it to be an honour to be able to work with our

Caribbean family.”

Meanwhile, Enoch Lewis, the president of the Leeward Islands Cricket Board and a former player, hailed the signing of this agreement — the first of kind for the LICB — as a truly momentous occasion for both boards.

He further stated that one of the key objectives of the LICB is “strategic relationship building with the ultimate outcome of continually providing greater and enhanced opportunities for our players and officials”.

He added: “We believe this has been achieved, in a mutually beneficial way, with our counterparts at the BCB via this agreement.

“We at the LICB are truly excited by the potential exposure that this agreement creates for both players and officials from both organisations, and by extension the opportunity arising therefrom to improve the standard of cricket being played at all levels and also the overall administration of the sport.”

You must be registered or signed-in to post comment or to vote.

Published Jun 2, 2020 at 2:04 pm (Updated Jun 2, 2020 at 2:04 pm)

BCB joins forces with Leeward Islands

What you
Need to
Know
1. For a smooth experience with our commenting system we recommend that you use Internet Explorer 10 or higher, Firefox or Chrome Browsers. Additionally please clear both your browser's cache and cookies - How do I clear my cache and cookies?
2. Please respect the use of this community forum and its users.
3. Any poster that insults, threatens or verbally abuses another member, uses defamatory language, or deliberately disrupts discussions will be banned.
4. Users who violate the Terms of Service or any commenting rules will be banned.
5. Please stay on topic. "Trolling" to incite emotional responses and disrupt conversations will be deleted.
6. To understand further what is and isn't allowed and the actions we may take, please read our Terms of Service
7. To report breaches of the Terms of Service use the flag icon

  • Take Our Poll

    • "Where is institutional racism in Bermuda most prevalent?"
    • Criminal justice system
    • 16%
    • Education
    • 23%
    • Employment opportunities
    • 39%
    • Healthcare
    • 3%
    • Housing
    • 5%
    • Income
    • 14%
    • Total Votes: 4776
    • Poll Archive

    Today's Obituaries

    eMoo Posts