Jimmy Adams

Rajindra Dhanraj joins West Indies team as spin bowling consultant

This was announced by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) on Wednesday.

The former West Indies leg-break and googly bowler will work with the team in the build-up to the One-Day International series against Pakistan in Guyana.

He will return ahead of the start Test Series in Jamaica later this month.

Jimmy Adams, the WICB Director of Cricket said: “We welcome Rajindra to the West Indies team group. We’re delighted he has agreed to come and work with our players. He has a wealth of knowledge on the game and we know he will make a great contribution.”

Stuart Law is new West Indies head coach

In a career spanning almost 30 years as a professional coach and player, Law was the batting coach for the Australian men’s team to Sri Lanka in 2016. Before that he was part of the coaching staff for Bangladesh Under 19, Queensland Bulls, Brisbane Heat and had stints as High Performance Coach for Cricket Australia and head coach for Sri Lanka and Bangladesh senior teams.

Jimmy Adams begins three-year contract as Director of Cricket for West Indies

The WICB said Adams officially took over the position on Tuesday, January 10 on a three-year contract.

The WICB further pointed out that Adams will oversee and manage all cricket matters to include development of all teams, all coaching and cricket education and other technical programmes. He will have the support of an Operations department.

Adams joined the WICB after serving as head coach of the Kent County Cricket Club (2012 – 2016).

Jimmy Adams named Director of cricket for West Indies

According to reports, the Jamaican will take over from Englishman Richard Pybus, who opted not to renew his contract with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).

Pybus will remain for a short time, to facilitate Adams’ rise to the position.

In October, Adams left his role as head coach of Kent after five seasons.

The 48-year-old, who played 54 Tests and 127 One-Day Internationals (ODIs), joined the club before the start of the 2012 campaign.

Kent finished second in Division Two of the County Championship this year, missing out on promotion.

Jimmy Adams on shortlist of six for West Indies head coach

Among the West Indians shortlisted is former Jamaica and West Indies captain Jimmy Adams.

In October, Adams left his role as head coach of Kent after five seasons.

The 48-year-old, who played 54 Tests and 127 one-day internationals, joined the club before the start of the 2012 campaign.

Kent finished second in Division Two of the County Championship this year, missing out on promotion.

The other West Indians named by the online publication are former Trinidad and West Indies batsman Augustine Logie and Barbadian Henderson Springer.