Monday, April 23, 2007
Latest news from the West Indies Cricket Board that Australian born Bennet King has quit his job as coach of the West Indies Cricket Team. King is the fourth coach to resign after poor World Cup performances. England's Duncan Fletcher, India's Greg Chappell, and Dave Whatmore of Bangladesh have also turned in their hats. Medium fast bowler Ian Bradshaw is also reported to have turned in his ball and has reportedly announced his retirement from International Cricket. Bradshaw had played a total of 62 one day internationals and five test matches during his run as an international cricketer. This latest resignation comes only days after batting sensation Brian Lara resigned form his post as Captain of the West Indies team following their dismal performance at this years Cricket World Cup tournament. Rumours have also been swirling that West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) President Ken Gordon has tendered his resignation, but up till Press time those reports remained unconfirmed.