They are the Caribbean slogging masters of the cricketing world – boasting some of the best six-hitting players the game has ever seen.
But the plaudits for one of the great cricket nation’s recent batting success can now be laid at the door of a Welshman.
Toby Radford was snapped up by the West Indies Cricket Board to head up their high performance training centre after the 41-year-old’s work with Middlesex Academy.
Now the Caerphilly-born former professional cricketer is the batting coach and assistant coach of the West Indies national team, working alongside head coach and Windies legend Ottis Gibson to craft a side capable of winning the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy.
And with the squad now in Cardiff preparing for a warm-up match against Australia this Saturday, Radford has spoken of the journey that took him from Caerphilly to the Caribbean. Read more....