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Samuel Badree named West Indies’ assistant coach for white-ball leg of South Africa tour

Former legspinner Samuel Badree has been appointed as West Indies’ assistant coach for the white-ball leg of their South Africa tour. West Indies play three ODIs and as many T20Is beginning March 16.
Badree has beforehand labored as a spin-bowling marketing consultant for West Indies, and Delhi Capitals (within the IPL), and believes that this chance might be “a continuation and an extension of that”. Within the newest position, he’ll work alongside interim coach Andre Coley, and Shai Hope and Rovman Powell, the newly appointed ODI and T20I captains respectively.

“I sit up for catching up with the gamers, some who I performed with and most I already know, as we search to acquit ourselves effectively on what is predicted to be a difficult tour of South Africa,” he stated.

Badree, who turns 42 on Thursday, was a part of the T20 World Cup successful squads in 2012 and 2016. A brief-format specialist, he has represented West Indies in 52 T20Is from 2012 to 2018, selecting up 56 wickets at an financial system of 6.17. In all, he has performed 197 T20s, taking 187 wickets at an financial system of 6.02. He has additionally featured in 12 first-class matches and 33 Checklist A video games.

Jimmy Adams, CWI’s director of cricket, stated: “Samuel brings loads of worldwide expertise and a robust want to help our gradual bowlers in changing into world-class. We consider this mixture makes him ideally positioned so as to add super worth to our assist employees in South Africa, and particularly for our gradual bowlers.”

West Indies are presently taking part in in a two-match Check sequence in South Africa. They misplaced the primary Check in Centurion by 87 runs. The second Check begins on Wednesday in Johannesburg.



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