Former West Indies fast bowling legend Joel Garner has been appointed West Indies team manager for a three-year period and he joined the squad for the upcoming Test series against India.
Garner previously worked as the manager of the team in 2009-10 during the ICC World Twenty20 in the Caribbean, also having worked with the ‘A’ team.
“I always answer the call in West Indies cricket,” he said. “It is always an honour to serve in any capacity in West Indies cricket and I’m pleased to be back with the team as manager to share my knowledge and experience to the team and be an ambassador for West Indies cricket and the region.”, Garner said in delight.
He also represented West Indies in 58 Tests and 98 ODI’s from 1977 to 1987 and was an integral member of the team that won the ICC World Cup in 1979.