Tenure of Jimmy Adams as Director of cricket at Cricket West Indies set to end

A  tenure  of  Jimmy  Adams  as  director  of  cricket  at  Cricket  West  Indies (CWI) is set to  come  to  an  end  at  the  end  of  this  month.

This following  weeks  of  speculation  that  his  contract  which  expires  at  the  end  of  June  would  not  be  renewed.

The departure  of  the  former  west  indies  batsman from the  post  was  confirmed  yesterday,   with   cricket  west  indies  announcing  the  commencement  of  the  recruitment  process  for a new Director of Cricket, as the role will become vacant at the end of June when Jimmy Adams contract expires.

Adams, who played 54 tests and 127 one-day internationals for the west indies, has been  Director  of  Cricket  since  January  2017.

During his tenure Cricket  West  Indies  started a coach education & development department that created a new set of Cricket West Indies coaching courses and accreditations that has seen over 1,000 new certified coaches in the region.

Cricket West Indies  also  established  the  high  performance  coaching  group,  launched the men’s academy, based at  the  Coolidge  Cricket  ground  in Antigua – started an under 19 regional women’s tournament, women’s ‘a’ team series and the women’s Caribbean premier league . 

It also established a sports science & medicine department to drive a fitness culture  and  implemented a new selection policy that included appointing separate women’s and youth selection panels.



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