Former West Indies pacer Courtney Walsh has been appointed head coach of the West Indies girls’s crew, the game’s nationwide governing body stated.
Walsh, 57, will take charge of the crew till the top of 2022 and oversee their run within the Women’s Cricket World Cup and the Women’s T20 World Cup.
Walsh, who’s West Indies’ directing wicket-taker in checks with 519 wickets in 132 matches, had performed on a short-term contract with the ladies’s crew at this yr’s T20 World Cup in Australia.
“It’s an exciting challenge and I’ve always wanted to give back in any way I can and help with the development of the game in the West Indies,” Walsh stated in an announcement.
“The experience I have, my knowledge of the game, and my overall organisational skills will be key aspects as we try to develop a winning team culture.
“We have some fantastic players in the West Indies, and it will be my duty and focus to help the women to develop their talents and achieve the goals we are going to be setting together.”
Walsh additionally served as an assistant coach with the Bangladesh males’s crew and as a West Indies selector.