After Lara, he scored the most centuries in Tests for West Indies, now the legend has become the coach of two teams


Los Angeles. Former West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has been appointed as the head coach of America’s senior women’s and U-19 team for 18 months. The country’s cricket board gave this information on Sunday. Chanderpaul, who played 164 Tests and 268 One Day Internationals for the West Indies, is one of only 14 players in the world who scored more than 10,000 runs in Test cricket.

“US Cricket is pleased to announce that Shivnarine Chanderpaul has been appointed as the head coach of the national women’s and under-19 teams following the completion of the recruitment process,” USA Cricket said in a statement. Chanderpaul will make his immediate debut as the Under-19 women’s team leaves for the Caribbean on Sunday for the Cricket West Indies Under-19 Rising Star T20 Championship to be held in Trinidad and Tobago from July 5-13.

Chandrapal has signed a one-and-a-half year contract till the end of 2023. “I am thrilled to be appointed as the head coach of the US women’s national team and the women’s under-19 team,” said Chanderpaul.

Chanderpaul is currently also the head coach of the Jamaica Tallawahs for the 2022 season of the Caribbean Premier League and, most recently, has served as the batting consultant for the Cricket West Indies under-19 men’s team. This left-handed batsman has scored 11867 runs in 164 Test matches for West Indies. He has scored 30 centuries and 66 half-centuries. Chanderpaul has also scored more than 8 thousand runs for West Indies in ODIs.

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