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CWI sends condolences on the passing on umpire Carlton Best

Carlton Best
Carlton Best
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The President, Board of Directors and staff of Cricket West Indies (CWI) wishes to express its sincerest condolences to the family of deceased umpire Carlton Best of Trinidad and Tobago.

CWI also extends condolences to the Trinidad & Tobago Cricket Board and the T&T Cricket Umpires and Scorers Union.

Best was officially certified to officiate regional First-Class matches last July, with his last regional duties being the West Indies Future Stars Under-17 Championship held in Trinidad less than one month ago.

CWI’s Director of Cricket, Jimmy Adams commented on Best’s passing, saying, “To have lost one of our aspiring umpires at so young an age and under such regrettable circumstances is very sad. The entire Caribbean cricket community grieves his loss and extend our sympathy and condolences to Mr. Best’s family.”