Tuesday, June 25, 2024

Who’s Who in Cricket: Jimmy Adams

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Career Highlights

Current Role
Director of Cricket, Cricket West Indies (CWI) (Jan 2017 – Present) 

Previous Roles
Head Coach, Kent County Cricket Club (2012-2016)
President, Federation of International Cricketers’ Association (FICA) (2008-2017)
Technical Director, Jamaica’s Cricket Development Programme (2008)
Manager, West Indies U19 (2006)


Jimmy Adams is a former West Indies International cricketer who hails from Jamaica. He retired in 2004 after a twenty-year career with highlights including a Test batting average of over 41.

He is currently Director of Cricket at Cricket West Indies and was appointed to this role in January 2017. 

Some of Adams’ earlier roles include being President of the Federation of  International Cricketers’ Association (FICA) for 9 years; Head Coach of Kent County Cricket for five years; and Technical Director of Jamaica’s Cricket Development Programme.


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