Toby's Blog

  • From Caerphilly to the Caribbean - Western Mail article May 30, 2013

    From Caerphilly to the Caribbean - Western Mail article May 30, 2013 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....
  • ICC Champions Trophy Preparation in Barbados

    ICC Champions Trophy Preparation in Barbados Our five-day Training Camp in Barbados, to prepare for the upcoming Champions trophy in England, has started well. Despite the heavy showers and humid conditions, the team has managed to make the most of the facilities available to them at the Sagicor High Performance Centre and of their time together as a squad. Read more....
  • In the Land of Oz

    In the Land of Oz It's great to be back in Australia! Or, so I thought. The land of the sun and the surf. And the Brisbane floods! Thankfully, the torrential rains and flooding of the East Coast in recent days, which sadly accounted for several lives and several thousand more homes, has now subsided and a huge clean-up operation is underway. Read more....

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