West Indies on Wednesday appointed Monty Desai because the batting coach of the lads’s workforce on a two-year contract. Desai will be a part of the Windies workforce forward of the primary of the three T20Is in opposition to India, scheduled for Friday in Hyderabad.
Desai served as Canada’s head coach on the ICC World Cricket League Division 2 and Afghanistan as their batting coach on the ICC Cricket World Cup qualification event in 2018. Extra lately, he additionally labored as batting coach for the United Arab Emirates on the ICC T20 World Cup qualification occasion.
“I’m very a lot wanting ahead to being a part of a journey the place I can assist to create a successful work surroundings, study and embrace a brand new tradition, and construct a ‘glad dressing room’ custom alongside different wonderful leaders,” Desai stated in an official assertion.
“I’m keen to affix forces with Head Coach, Phil Simmons and Director of Cricket, Jimmy Adams, and our captains, such that I could contribute in each potential strategy to the success of our workforce,” he added.
Simmons stated that he is wanting ahead to Desai serving to gamers enhance on their expertise and carry out higher.
“I’ve labored with Monty earlier than and he is a wonderful coach. He has confirmed he has the power to get gamers to enhance on their expertise and in addition to carry out higher in matches,” Simmons stated.
“He has huge information of the sport and it’s good he’s beginning right here with us in India. I sit up for seeing him work with our batsmen in all codecs as we glance to get higher in all areas.”
Windies workforce administration additionally contains bowling coach Roddy Estwick and fielding coach Rayon Griffith.