Radford returns as WI batting coach for Pakistan series

first_imgLONDON (CMC):The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has recruited the services of Former Middlesex and Sussex batsman Toby Radford as batting coach for its series against Pakistan in the United Arab EmiratesWICB’s chief executive officer Michael Muirhead says Radford has been hired just for the series against Pakistan, which involves three T20Is, three ODIs, and three Test matches from September 23.warm-up gameThe T20 players, who have already arrived in Dubai, start their tour with a warm-up game against Emirates Cricket Board XI at the ICC Academy on Tuesday.”He has been contracted just for this series,” WICB CEO Michael Muirhead said in an interview with ESPNcriinfo.”He knows the youngsters well and had done well, especially with them. We’ll engage as and when we need him.”Radford worked as assistant coach under former head coach Ottis Gibson when West Indies first won the World T20 in 2012.Radford will work alongside Henderson Springer, who has been appointed caretaker coach after the controversial dismissal of Phil Simmons last Tuesday.last_img read more

Plea issued for people not to start gorse fires accidentally

first_imgCathaoirleach of Donegal County Council, Cllr Gerry Mc Monagle, is calling on people to mindful of not accidentally starting fires during the current dry spell.Councillor Mc Monagle asked people to exercise extra caution and not to do something which could start a gorse fire.He said “I am asking visitors to the county and indeed locals who are out enjoying the great weather we are getting at the minute to be very mindful when using Barbecues or even smoking as to how they dispose of them when finished. “Our Gorse lands and hills are very dry at the minute and as such increase the risk of gorse fires.“So I am appealing to all those enjoying out beautiful weather and countryside to be very safety conscious and careful when disposing of cigarettes or used barbecues.”Plea issued for people not to start gorse fires accidentally was last modified: May 28th, 2018 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:barbequescigarettesdonegalgorse fireslast_img read more