Confident Ambrose applies for ECB bowling coaching job

By January 06, 2021

West Indies fast bowling legend Curtly Ambrose has applied for the position of elite pace bowling coach at the England and Wales Cricket Board, the bowler confirmed on Wednesday.

According to the reports, should Ambrose get the job, he would be required to work with England’s emerging pace bowlers as well as with the senior team and England A squads.

“Yes, I have applied,” Ambrose told Sportsmax.TV, saying he was confident about getting the job.
“Anything I do or try to get involved with I am confident to try to do the things that I can.”

He said it was always his plan to give back to the sport of cricket that has given him so much during his illustrious career.

The 57-year-old former Antigua and Barbuda and West Indies bowler was employed by the West Indies in 2016 during their successful T20 World Cup campaign and has worked as mentor and coach for the Guyana Amazon Warriors in the Caribbean Premier League.

Ambrose represented the West Indies between 1988 and 2000 taking 405 Test wickets at a healthy average of 20.99, the lowest average among fast bowlers who have taken more than 400 wickets.

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