Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Legend baffled by choice of overseas coaches


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SIR GARFIELD SOBERS is confused by the West Indies Cricket Board’s (WICB) decision to appoint a third non-West Indian coach over the past 13 years.

Contending that there are suitably qualified candidates in the Caribbean, the legendary former West Indies captain feels the choices suggested a lack of confidence in regional coaches.

“If you figure the ones you have at home are not good enough . . . that is the only reason you should bring in outside coaches, because you figure your own don’t have the same skills as the overseas coaches,” Sobers said when asked by SUNSPORT for his views on the appointment of another Australian coach.

Please read the full story in today’s Sunday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.


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