Shivnarine Chanderpaul appointed head coach of US national women’s and U-19 teams

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The United States of America’s senior women’s and U-19 teams now have Shivnarine Chanderpaul as their head coach for the next 18 months, according to the nation’s cricket body, the country’s cricket board said on Sunday. Here in this article, we talk about the head coach of the US national women’s and U-19 teams.

Since 2005, Chanderpaul is widely regarded as one of the greatest batters in West Indian cricket history. He has made advancement in the coaching ranks after retiring from professional cricket. He currently resides in Orlando, Florida in the United States.

West Indies great Chanderpaul is one of only 14 cricketers to score more than 10,000 runs in test cricket.

“USA Cricket are delighted to announce that Shivnarine Chanderpaul has been appointed as the Head Coach of the National women’s and Under 19 teams after the advertised recruitment process was completed,” USA Cricket stated in a release.

“Chanderpaul will begin the role immediately.  The Under 19 women’s team depart for the Caribbean on Sunday for the Cricket West Indies Under-19 Rising Stars T20 Championship which will be held in Trinidad and Tobago from July 5 -13.” Chanderpaul has signed a one and a half year contract until the end of 2023.

A one and a half year deal that runs through the end of 2023 has been signed by Chanderpaul.

Chanderpaul, on his part, said, “I am excited to have been appointed as the Head Coach of the USA National Women’s Team and women’s Under 19 team.

“The women’s game is something I am a huge advocate of. And I have followed the progress of the USA Women’s National team with keen interest.

“I’ve enjoyed being involved in American cricket over the years as a resident of Orlando. So to be given this opportunity to become the Head Coach for USA Cricket is an incredible one,” said Chanderpaul.

Notably, Chanderpaul has worked as the batting consultant for the Cricket West Indies Under 19 men’s team. He is also the head coach of the Jamaica Tallawahs in the Caribbean Premier League 2022.

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