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5th August 2015 Comments Off on WIPA mourns the passing of former WICB President Captain Peter Short Views: 1480 News, WIPA Releases

WIPA mourns the passing of former WICB President Captain Peter Short

By WIPA

KINGSTON, Jamaica: The executive and members of the West Indies Players’ Association (WIPA) wish to extend their condolences to the family and friends on the passing of Captain Peter Short.

Captain Short was a loyal servant to West Indies cricket, he first served as commentator for West Indies Cricket between the years of 1957 to 1979; he then served on the board of the Barbados Cricket Association to which he was later elected as their President. Captain Short was also an Honorary Secretary and the President of the West Indies Cricket Board.

On learning of the Captain Peter’s passing, WIPA’s President and CEO, Wavell Hinds said, “The passing of a man who dedicated so much of himself to West Indies cricket is a hurt that is felt by all in the cricket community. I wish to send my sincerest condolences to his family and friends. ”

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