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WI get new bowling coach ahead of tri-nation series

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WI get new bowling coach ahead of tri-nation series

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St John’s, ANTIGUA – Roderick “Roddy” Estwick will join the technical team for the West Indies for the upcoming 2016 tri-nation one-day international series.  Estwick is the bowling coach for the Barbados Pride franchise and he replaces bowling consultant Sir Curtly Ambrose.

Estwick has to his credit the title of national coach of the year in Barbados in 2005 and 2011. He was head coach for the Barbados Under-19 team which won three titles between 2000 and 2004.

Additionally, he toured extensively with the West Indies Under-19 team on tours in and out of the region and has participated in the High Performance Centre programme.

Estwick played first class cricket for Barbados, Transvaal and West Indies “A” between 1983 and 1990.

He will join the squad for the upcoming camp which will start next Thursday.

Sir Curtly was with the senior men’s team for the last three years and toured extensively. His last assignment was with the winning men’s World T20 team this year in India. (PR/NB)