Haynes, Reifer and Simmons make shortlist for West Indies head coach role

first_img Indo-Asian News Service AntiguaOctober 3, 2019UPDATED: October 3, 2019 08:42 IST Phil Simmons is in contention to return as West Indies coach (Reuters Photo)HIGHLIGHTSDesmond Haynes, Paul Reifer and Phil Simmons are 3 shortlisted candidatesWest Indies are also recruiting selectors for the senior national teamWest Indies were recently thrashed at home by a touring Indian sideCricket West Indies (CWI) on Wednesday short-listed three candidates for the final stage of the recruitment process for the role of full-time Head Coach for the West Indies men’s team.The three candidates shortlisted for the final interview stage are Desmond Haynes, Floyd Reifer, and Phil Simmons who progressed from the initial interview stage which concluded on October 1.A total of six candidates participated in individual interviews lasting up to 90 minutes with the CWI interview panel. Critical areas discussed were applications of cricket specific experience, technical knowledge, performance planning process, performance measurement, performance-driven culture and also CWI’s core values of passion, accountability, respect, integrity and team excellence.CWI Vice-President, Kishore Shallow, who is Chairman of CWI’s Human Resource Committee led the interview panel, which also included CWI Director of Cricket, Jimmy Adams; CWI HR Manager, Oneka Martin-Bird; CWI Independent Director, Debra Coryat-Patton; and UK based Coaching Educator, Gordon Lord.CWI President Ricky Skerritt said in a statement: “I am pleased to see such high quality West Indian talent and experience in the shortlisted candidates for the Head Coach position. I believe that any one of the three finalists would be an excellent choice as head coach, and I wish them every success at the final stage of interviews. On behalf of the Board and all stakeholders, I want to thank all of the applicants for coming forward to offer their services for this important leadership role. Vice President Shallow and his research and interview team have been most impressive with their efforts to date, and I want to say thank you to them as well.”advertisementThe next phase of the recruitment process for the head coach of the West Indies Men’s team is the final interview, scheduled to be completed by October 11.The CWI also confirmed the start of the recruitment process for selectors of the West Indies Men’s team panel, the West Indies Women and Girls teams panel, and the West Indies Boys selection panel. As many as 21 prospective candidates for the selection panels were identified by the Selection System Review Task Force, chaired by CWI Vice-President Shallow, and 18 have since confirmed their interest.The candidates have participated in a first-round exercise which will be used to determine a shortlist for follow-up interviews.The selection panel interview process is planned for completion by October 18.Also Read | 3rd ODI: Gunathilaka hundred goes in vain as Fakhar, Haris lead Pakistan to series win over Sri LankaAlso See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAkshay Ramesh Tags :Follow West Indies cricketFollow Desmond HaynesFollow Phil SimmonsFollow Paul Reifer Next Haynes, Reifer and Simmons make shortlist for West Indies head coach roleThe final interview for West Indies head coach role is expected to be completed by October 11. A total of 6 candidates participated in the individual interviews.advertisementlast_img read more

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Woman jumps in front of train ends life

first_imgKolkata: A 55-year-old woman committed suicide by jumping in front of a moving train here on Monday.The train was going to Howrah from Balurghat and the incident took place when it was passing through Kamarpukur in Gangarampur. The woman, identified as Sharbani Haldar, took the extreme step after she had a quarrel with her daughter. She was a resident of Shanti Colony in Gangarampur. Police rushed to the spot and sent the body for autopsy to Balurghat hospital. A probe has been initiated. Also Read – City bids adieu to Goddess DurgaThe police said the woman’s husband worked as a labourer. A few years ago, their daughter married a local youth. A substantial amount of dowry was claimed by the in-laws of her daughter. She allegedly demanded money whenever she visited her parents. The family had been suffering from acute financial crisis. On Monday, the woman committed suicide after she had a fight with her daughter over money matters. There was a huge traffic congestion following the incident. Normalcy was restored after the body was removed from the railway track. Sub-divisional police officer of Gangarampur Bipul Banerjee said: “The woman jumped before the moving the train. We have recovered the body and sent for autopsy.”last_img read more

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