Former West Indies head coach, Phil Simmons has been appointed technical consultant to the Afghanistan national side.
The 53-year-old, who was sacked as West Indies coach last September, five months after overseeing the side’s capture of an unprecedented second Twenty20 World Cup in India, will assist current head coach Lalchand Rajput, the Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) said.
Meanwhile, West Indies Cricket legend, Sir Curtly Ambrose will be part of the commentary panel as ESPN brings exclusive coverage of the West Indies Cricket Board’s Regional Super50 Tournament.
Sir Curtly will be joined by another legend of the game, Jeff Dujon, the former West Indies wicket-keeper/batsman.
ESPN’s coverage will be brought live from the newly-renovated Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua and will feature nine matches including the semi-finals on February 15 and 16; and the final on February 18.