Carl Hooper named among West Indies’ white-ball assistant coaches

Previous West Indies captains Carl Hooper and also Floyd Reifer have actually been assigned as aides to new white-ball head coach Daren Sammy in advance of West Indies’ three-match ODI collection versus UAE and also the Globe Mug Qualifier in Zimbabwe. Previous New Zealand allrounder James Franklin has actually additionally signed up with the team as an assistant train.

Hooper, that played 102 Examinations and also 227 ODIs, has actually operated at numerous degrees of training in the Caribbean and also Australia, where he is currently worked out. He was assistant train of Adelaide Strikers in the Large Celebration Organization (BBL) throughout the 2022-23 Australian summertime, and also has actually formerly collaborated with Antigua Hawksbills and also Guyana Warriors in the Caribbean Premier Organization (CPL). He has actually additionally acted as an advisor at the West Indies High-Performance Centre in Barbados.

” When I was originally come close to by Daren regarding the prospective possibility, I right away verified my rate of interest, as I truly intend to aid with the difficulty and also make a significant effect,” Hooper stated. “I strongly think that it is time for West Indies Cricket to rise, and also I am positive in my capacity, understanding, and also experience to help in this effort.”

Reifer, that played 6 Examinations, 8 ODIs and also one T20I, has actually additionally acted as West Indies’ acting head train throughout the 2019 Globe Mug. He has actually held training functions with the West Indies A group and also the elderly males’s side, and also was head train of the males’s Under-19 group in 2021 and also Jamaica Tallawahs in the CPL.

Franklin, an allrounder that played 31 Examinations, 110 ODIs and also 38 T20Is for New Zealand, has actually offered jobs as head train of the English region side Durham, assistant train at Birmingham Phoenix metro in the Guy’s Hundred, and also fielding train at MI Emirates in the ILT20.

At the same time, previous West Indies gamers Kenny Benjamin and also Stuart Williams and also the previous Guyana quick bowler Rayon Griffith will certainly be assistant trains functioning along with Test-match head train Andre Coley. Benjamin and also Griffith became part of the training team for the excursions of Zimbabwe and also South Africa previously this year, while Williams had actually formerly functioned as an assistant train on numerous excursions.

CWI have actually stated all brand-new aide trains have actually been assigned on a temporary basis and also will certainly be “examined after the India collection in August 2023”.

West Indies are presently in Sharjah for the three-match ODI collection versus UAE, which is set up to start on June 4, as they develop in the direction of the Globe Mug Qualifier in Zimbabwe.

For the ten-team Qualifier, West Indies have actually been attracted Team A, which additionally consists of Netherlands, Nepal, Zimbabwe and also United States, versus whom they begin their project on June 18.

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