Congratulations to the West Indies cricket team on their victory in the recent World Twenty20 Championship. However, an MJR contact in Antigua has sent us an article in which cricketing legend Viv Richards supports controversial comments made by the West Indian Captain Darren Sammy after the win. Sammy is critical of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for their lack of support for the team during the tournament in India. It seems there is a long-standing issue, and our contact puts it down to class prejudice among black people, as the WICB board has what might be termed upper or middle class components whereas the cricketers actually come from the poorer and lower/working classes. She asks: "is this another hold over from the trauma?" Read the article here.
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