Shivnarine Chanderpaul appointed head coach of USA Women's Senior and U19 teams

By July 03, 2022
Shivnarine Chanderpaul Shivnarine Chanderpaul

West Indies batting great Shivnarine Chanderpaul has been appointed head coach of the USA’s Women senior and U19 teams on an 18-month contract.

The 47-year-old Chanderpaul will lead the US U19 team that will play in Cricket West Indies U19 Rising Stars T20 Championship which bowls off in Trinidad and Tobago from July 5-13.

“I am really excited to have been appointed as the head coach of the USA National Women’s team and the Women’s U19 team,” said Chanderpaul, who is also the head coach of the CPL franchise, Jamaica Tallawahs.

“The Women’s game is something I am a huge advocate of and I have followed the progress of the USA’s Women’s National team with keen interest. I am really looking forward to using my 20-plus years of experience of international cricket and my recent coaching experiences to help the women’s teams progress to World Cups in years to come, particularly the inaugural U19 Cricket World Cup in January.”

Chanderpaul, who turned 48 in August made his Test debut for the West Indies against England in 1994 and for the next two decades scored 11, 876 runs at an average of 51.37. He scored 30 centuries and 66 half centuries in a sterling career.

Only Trinidad and Tobago's Briana Lara has scored more runs for the West Indies.

 

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