Cricket: West Indies Gets New Bowling Coach

According to, Roderick Orville Estwick will join the technical team for the West Indies for the upcoming 2016 Tri-Nation one-day international series as the new bowling coach.

Cricket BallHe is a former Barbadian first-class cricketer. A fast bowler, he played for Barbados from 1982-83 to 1986-87, toured Zimbabwe with a Young West Indies team in 1983-84, and played for Transvaal from 1987-88 to 1989-90.

Estwick has to his credit national coach of the year in Barbados in 2005 and 2011. He was head coach for the Barbados under 19 team which won three titles between 2000 and 2004. Additionally, he toured extensively with the West Indies under 19 on tours in and out of the region and has participated in the High Performance Centre program.

Estwick will join the squad for the upcoming camp which will start, Thursday, May 19.

He replaces Sir Curtly Ambrose who was with the senior men’s team for the last three years and toured extensively. His last assignment was with the winning men’s World T20 team this year in India.

Yvad Billings, Readers Bureau, Fellow

Edited by Jesus Chan

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