ICC Confirms Targeted Support With West Indies, Zimbabwe Agreements
The West Indies Cricket Board and Zimbabwe Cricket have finalized Targeted Assistance and Performance Programme agreements with the Int'l Cricket Council this week, guaranteeing a significant boost to the high performance programs of both cricket boards. WICB has been awarded $3M over the next three years under this targeted initiative, which is aimed at developing more competitive teams at the higher levels of int'l cricket. The funding will supplement an increased investment by the WICB in its high performance program. Zimbabwe Cricket has been awarded $1.5M over the next three years, which will be used to support an expanded schedule of 'A' team cricket and identify and support future int'l players. A further TAPP award has been provided to New Zealand Cricket with details of the program currently being finalized (ICC).