West Indies’ coaching staff for the upcoming tri-series in Ireland as well as the World Cup in England will include former Pakistan spin great Mushtaq Ahmed as well as former fast bowlers from the Caribbean Corey Collymore and Roddy Estwick.
Cricket West Indies (CWI) announced the team of support staff, who will assist newly appointed interim coach Floyd Reifer, on Monday.
While Estwick was named assistant coach, Mushtaq was put in charge of spin bowling, and Collymore the pace department.
The new team of coaching staff takes charge in the lead-up to the tri-series against Ireland and Bangladesh, which precedes the 2019 World Cup.
West Indies’ director of cricket Jimmy Adams said: “In consultation with interim head coach Floyd Reifer, [we] assembled a strong support group of coaches to work with the squad for the tri-series… This support group will continue throughout the ICC Cricket World Cup in England.”
West Indies’ support group:
Floyd Reifer, interim head coach;
Roddy Estwick, assistant coach;
Corey Collymore, assistant coach, fast bowling;
Rayon Griffith, assistant coach, fielding;
Mushtaq Ahmed, assistant coach, spin bowling;
Rawl Lewis, team manager;
Dr Oba Gulston, physiotherapist;
Corey Bocking, strength and conditioning coach;
Dexter Augustus, video and data analyst;
Steven Sylvester, sports psychologist;
Zephyrinus Nicholas, massage therapist