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Coach Calls On Windies’ Pacer To Step Up!

Photo source: facebook Roderick Orville Estwick, the former Barbadian first-class cricketer and current Windies bowling coach, is looking forward to spectacular bowling performances from the Windies bowlers under his charge. Estwick, the 59-year-old coach and brother of former Windies fast bowler Sylvester Clark, has been around Windies set up for several years, so his desire to see the bowlers performing […]

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CWI — Head Coach Wanted!

Anybody following the Windies women at play recently would have noticed a significant falloff in their game. This situation, no doubt, has led to Cricket West Indies taking action to set their house in order. Consequently, the search for a permanent head coach for the West Indies Women is on in earnest. The new coach will replace interim head coach […]

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Kieran Powell Gets New Cricket Gig

Kieran Omar Akeem Powell, the 29-year-old former Windies opening batsman, may appear to be off the radar of Windies’ selectors, but not so among U.S. cricket officials. Powell, a former Under-19 and regional standout cricketer made his One Day International (ODI) debut for the West Indies in 2009, against Bangladesh, and made his Test debut just under two years later, […]

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Gibson Seeks England Coaching Job

Ottis Delroy Gibson, the 50-year-old former Windies coach, is one of several applicants who is seeking to be the next coach of the England national cricket team. Gibson’s contract as the current head coach of the South African cricket team which comes to an end next month, is not expected to be renewed. He was the head coach for the […]

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Is Coaching At The Senior Level Overrated In Cricket?

Just a few weeks back, the sporting world was greeted by the news of the sacking of Manchester United’s erstwhile Manager, Jose Mourinho, and even though some would argue that the Portuguese had it coming, I wonder if the same can be said of Robert Samuels, Jamaica’s national cricket coach who was shown the exit door shortly after Mourinho’s storied […]

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Appointment Of Windies New Interim Coach Stirs Discontent

Since Cricket West Indies (CWI) announced Richard Pybus as interim head coach of the senior team, grumblings have been rife as regards the manner of the Englishman’s appointment with some factions expressing their displeasure at the development. Just a little over a week after the appointment leaked, a statement which informed that Pybus would assume duties as head coach “with […]

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Courtney “Cuddie” Walsh Raised His Hand To Windies’ Coach Position

According to a report on rjrnewsonline.com, Courtney Andrew Walsh O.J. has indicated his interest in filling the position of Windies coach following the resignation of Stuart Law which becomes effective at the end of the year. The former Jamaican cricketer represented the West Indies from 1984 to 2001, captaining the West Indies in 22 Test matches. The former fast bowler […]

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Jamaica Set To Offer Thai Boys And Coach All-Expense Paid Vacation

According to the Jamaica Information Service (JIS), the Government of Jamaica will be inviting the 12 boys from a youth soccer team in Thailand and their coach, who was recently rescued from a flooded cave to vacation in the island, all expenses paid. Minister of Tourism, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, who made the announcement on Wednesday (July 18), said he “couldn’t […]

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Courtney Walsh Set To Exit Coach Position In Bangladesh

Former Jamaica and West Indies fast bowler Courtney Walsh is set to take his exit from Bangladesh as interim head coach of that nation’s cricket team. The Bangladesh Cricket Board has reportedly identified a new coach in former English cricketer Steve Rhodes. The 53-year-old Rhodes will oversee all formats of the game and will take on the mantle of leading […]

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Windies Cricket Coach Calls For Rebuilding – Gets Thumbs Up!

West Indies cricket coach Stuart Law has received kudos from pundits and fans alike for his take on the rebuilding of West Indies cricket. Law, in an interview with The Cricket Monthly, covered a wide range of topics that he would like to see in the rebuilding process of Windies cricket. Ten of these include the following : !. Improvement […]