CPL 2022: Shivnarine Chanderpaul named Jamaica Tallawahs head coach
Jamaica Tallawahs owner is confident that Chanderpaul will be a valuable addition.
Updated - Jan 20, 2022 11:09 pm
Former West Indies batter Shivnarine Chanderpaul has been appointed the new head coach of Jamaica Tallawahs for the 2022 edition of the Caribbean Premier League. The former left-handed batter has replaced Floyd Reifer who has taken over the West Indies under-19 side and the franchise will be immensely benefited by the experience of Chanderpaul. The 49-year-old had been a former captain of the West Indies side and his international career spanned over two decades.
Chanderpaul had a unique technique that made him so special as he would start off showing all three his stumps and his trigger movement was so much that confused many bowlers around the world. However, he remains one of the best ever to have played the game with 11864 runs in 164 Tests at an average of over 51. He scored 30 centuries and 66 half-centuries in his Test career alongside playing 268 ODIs and 22 T20Is as well.
Shivnarine will take Jamaica Tallawahs to new heights – franchise owner
Meanwhile, Jamaica Tallawahs owner Krishna Persaud is pretty confident that Chanderpaul will be a valuable addition to the coaching panel and mentioned his achievements in the international circuit. He also noted that Curtley Ambrose will be huge in the coaching setup with his experience and was delighted to have him as the bowling coach for the franchise.
“Shivnarine has had an illustrious playing career and is one of the greats of the game. He has served West Indies cricket with distinction, and I know he will take the Tallawahs to new heights,” said the owner of the franchise Krishna Persaud as quoted by Cricbuzz
“Sir Curtley brings in a lot of technical expertise and experience to the Tallawahs and we look forward to having him in the team.” he added
Ambrose is another legend of the game who had created a lot of sleepless nights for the batters with his excellent fast bowling. With 405 Tests wickets in 98 Tests, Ambrose was part of the famous West Indian bowling attack in the 1990s that dominated the world. He was almost unplayable in the home conditions and Jamaica Tallawahs will be lucky to have him in. the side.