West Indies head coach Stuart Law is stepping down in December after tours to India and Bangladesh.
The 49-year-old, who started his stint in February 2017, completed series victories over Zimbabwe and Bangladesh. He won a total of nine Tests in 32 matches that included a first in England in 17 years, after chasing down 322 at Headingley.
The side surprisingly struggled in limited overs and failed to qualify for the 2017 Champions Trophy. They also were forced to qualify for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. In T20Is they won eight out of 19 matches.
Law announced his retirement on Friday and his appointment as Middlesex coach from January, a position former SWD coach Andy Moles was also interviewed for.
‘I have had to make the difficult decision to leave my role of head coach with CWI,’ Law said in a Cricket West Indies statement.
‘It has been very enjoyable, and I believe we have made tremendous strides forward as a team during the past two years.’
CWI director of cricket, Jimmy Adams and chief executive Johnny Grave, expressed their disappointment at his departure.
‘I believe that we have made real progress under his leadership,’ Grave said.
The pair revealed that the search for a new coach will begin instantly.
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