2016
06.16

The third Player Draft of the West Indies Cricket Board Professional Cricket League will be staged this Friday, June 17, in the Media Lounge on the 1st Floor of the Coppin/Cozier/Short Media Centre at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados, starting at 10 a.m.

WHO:

Hamesh Anthony, Chairman of Selectors, Leeward Islands Hurricanes

Charles Walter, Chairman of Selectors, Windward Islands Volcanoes

Gus Logie, Head Coach, Trinidad & Tobago Red Force

Robert Samuels, Coach, Jamaica Scorpions

Hendy Wallace, Chairman of Selectors, Barbados Pride

Hendy Springer, Head Coach, Barbados Pride

Rayon Griffith, Chairman of Selectors, Guyana Jaguars

WHAT:

2016 WICB Professional Cricket League Player Draft

WHERE:

Media Lounge, 1st Floor Coppin/Cozier/Short Media Centre, Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados

WHEN:

Friday, June 17, 10 a.m.

HOW:

The Player Draft has been organised with the goal of achieving an equitable distribution of the available player talent in the Regional 4-Day and NAGICO Super50 tournaments.

Each Franchise will contract a minimum of 15 players, as follows:

● 10 players pre-selected from the Home Territory and 5 players drafted from the Player Pool

● The Franchise will pre-select 10 players, each of whom: (i) is from the Home Territory or (ii) was party to a Professional Contract with the Franchise for the season immediately preceding the season to which the draft relates

● Of the 15 players contracted to the Franchise, a minimum of two (2) must be from outside the Home Territory; and

● Each franchise can have 1 international player (i.e. non-eligible West Indian player) at its own cost

The six franchises shall participate in the Player Draft through the Chairman of Selectors or Head Coach.

The Player Draft shall be conducted over 5 rounds. Each franchise must pick a player in each round and will have 2 minutes to select the player. Where a selection is not made within the stipulated time, the offending franchise will miss their turn and must wait until all other franchises have made their selection in that round before making its selection.

The selection order for the Player Draft is linked to the final league position and performance of the franchise in the 2015-16 WICB Professional Cricket League Regional 4-Day Tournament. The sequence below shall be repeated each round.

League Place

2015-16

Franchise Draft Order
6th Hurricanes 1st
5th Volcanoes 2nd
4th Red Force 3rd
3rd Scorpions 4th
2nd Pride 5th
1st Jaguars 6th

-WICB

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