Jamaica Tallawahs appoint Shivnarine Chanderpaul as Head Coach

Former West Indies batter Shivnarine Chanderpaul has been named head coach of the Jamaica Tallawahs for the 2022 edition of the Caribbean Premier League.

Chanderpaul will take over from Floyd Reifer, who has left the role after being named the head coach of the West Indies Under-19 side. In addition, the franchise has named Sir Curtly Ambrose as the bowling coach.

Chanderpaul, who represented West Indies in 164 Tests, 264 ODIs, and 22 T20Is, scored more than 20,000 international runs.

Ambrose has worked with the West Indies side as the bowling coach during the 2016 T20 World Cup in India. West Indies went on to win the title by beating England in a thrilling encounter in Kolkata. In the last year, Ambrose has been working with the young bowlers of the Under-19 side.

Andre Coley, who has worked with the franchise between 2010 and 2013, will serve as the assistant coach.