New West Indies assistant coach

Pakistan’s former test spinner Mushtaq Ahmed now West Indies assistant coach.
Associated Press / K.M. Chaudary

Former Pakistan leg-spinner, Mushtaq Ahmed has taken up a job as assistant coach with the West Indies team.

He recently ended his stint as the coach of Pakistan’s National Cricket Academy (NCA) to take up the post with the regional team. His contact requires him to commit 150 days a year.

Ahmed first assignment will be West Indies upcoming tour of Bangladesh, where they are slated to play two Tests, three Odis and three T20s.

Having previously worked with England, Ahmed was Pakistan’s bowling coach for 18 months. He was replaced by Azhar Mohammed last year.

Since then, he has been an integral part of the NCA set up in Lahore.

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