Cricket West Indies rope in legendary batter Brian Lara as efficiency mentor


Cricket West Indies (CWI) have appointed legendary batter Brian Lara as efficiency mentor of their worldwide groups. Not solely this, Lara would additionally work with the the academy, the place he has to help varied coaches in “offering gamers with tactical recommendation and enhancing their recreation sense”.

“Having hung out with the gamers and coaches in Australia and in discussions with CWI, I actually consider that I can assist the gamers with their psychological method to the sport and with their techniques to be extra profitable,” Lara instructed the reporters on Friday.

His first project within the new position can be with the Windies Take a look at facet on the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe. After the conclusion of the Take a look at sequence in mid-February, Lara must take a brief break to be able to discharge his duties as the top coach of IPL franchise Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH).

Lara was not too long ago included within the CWI evaluate panel following their stunning exit on the 2022 ICC males’s T20 World Cup. The Males in Maroon have been subsequently swept 2-0 by hosts Australia within the two-match Take a look at sequence and now want some main modifications within the crew in addition to administration earlier than constructing a core group for this 12 months’s ODI World Cup in India.

“I’m actually wanting ahead to Brian making a major contribution to our cricket system by offering invaluable steerage and recommendation to our gamers and coaches,” James Adams, the CWI Director of Cricket, mentioned in his official assertion.

“We’re assured that Brian will assist to enhance our high-performance mindset and strategic tradition that may convey us extra success on the sphere throughout all codecs. Everybody is worked up to have Brian concerned in supporting our gamers.”



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