Monty Desai joins West Indies as men’s batting coach


    The West Indies men’s team now has a new batting coach – Monty Desai.

    He worked with Canada, as their Head Coach at the ICC World Cricket League Division 2 and Afghanistan as their Batting Coach at the ICC Cricket World Cup qualification tournament in 2018.

    More recently, he worked as Batting Coach for the United Arab Emirates at the ICC T20 World Cup qualification event.

    Desai joins the West Indies ahead of the start of the T20I Series against India, which bowls off on Friday 6th December 2019 in Hyderabad.

    West Indies Head Coach, Phil Simmons, says, “I have worked with Monty before and he is an excellent coach. He has proven he has the ability to get players to improve on their talent and also to perform better in matches. He has vast knowledge of the game and it is good he is starting here with us in India. I look forward to seeing him work with our batsmen in all formats as we look to get better in all areas.”