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Shivnarine Chanderpaul Appointed as US Women’s Team Coach

Shivnarine Chanderpaul Appointed as US Women's Team Coach

Shivnarine Chanderpaul Appointed as US Women’s Team Coach 

Shivnarine Chanderpaul is returning to cricket, but not as a cricketer but as a coach. Former West Indies cricketer Chanderpaul has been named the coach of the US women’s national team and the under-19 team.

The United States Cricket Board confirmed Chanderpaul’s appointment in a statement on Sunday (July 3rd). The highest governing body of US cricket has signed a contract with Chanderpaul till the end of 2023.

This is not the first time as a coach that the former West Indies batsman has worked for his strange batting style. He has been the batting consultant for the West Indies U-19 team in the last U-19 World Cup. Chanderpaul, 48, also has experience as the head coach of the West Indies franchise league – Caribbean Premier League (CPL) team Jamaica Tallawahs.

He does not have time to sit under contract. I have to get down to work quickly. The girls’ Under-19 Championship kicks off in Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday (July 5th). Chanderpaul will be working for the first time in this tournament with American girls.

One of the best batsmen in the history of the West Indies is excited to be the coach of the American girls. Chanderpaul said, “I am thrilled to be the head coach of the United States National Women’s Team and the Under-19 Women’s Team. I am following the progress of women’s cricket in the United States with great interest. ”

Chanderpaul has been living in the United States for a long time. So he kept a close eye on US cricket. It seems unbelievable to him to be a coach from there.

“As a resident of Orlando for many years, I have been able to get involved in cricket in the United States. It is unbelievable to have the opportunity to be the head coach of United States cricket, ”added Chanderpaul.

Shivnarine Chanderpaul’s cricket career is very colorful. He is the second highest run scorer in Test cricket for the West Indies (11.6). There are 6 half centuries along with 30 centuries in 174 matches. Chanderpaul scored 7.8 runs in 26 ODIs. He has 11 centuries and 59 half centuries. Chanderpaul has played 22 matches in T20. He has scored 343 runs there.

 


 

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