Mumbai: The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has claimed that the players' new payment structure had been discussed in "good spirit" and was "properly negotiated".
Dave Cameron, the president of the WICB, speaking over telephone from Jamaica on Thursday night, said: “There is no crisis from our end. The terms of payment to the players were properly negotiated and decided with their association representatives and it has been well documented.”
“I wonder why players now say they are unaware about the same.”
Wavell Hinds, president of West Indies Players’ Association (WIPA), is likely to arrive in India late October. According to the Board chief, his tickets have also been booked along with few WICB officials.
FICA willing to intervene
"This is a matter between WIPA and the West Indies players, but The Federation of International Cricketers’ Associations (FICA) is keen to assist them in solving the dispute. But first we have to understand the issue from both ends,” said FICA chief Tony Irish.
"It is the duty of WIPA to act in the best interests of players", he further added....