The two cricketing legends of West Indies, Courtney Walsh and Curtly Ambrose who terrorized batting line-ups from all over the world are coming up against each other in a two-day game between Bangladesh and the West Indies President's XI. Walsh will be returning to one of his favourite grounds as the coach of Bangladesh cricket team while his bowling partner Curtly Ambrose is in West Indies President XI.
Former West Indies bowlers Curtly Ambrose and Courtney Walsh were a force while playing for the WINDIES. Now they are on opposite sides as coaches for #WIvBANG - both are on their benches for today's 2-day President's XI in Antigua, at the Coolidge Cricket Ground pic.twitter.com/Vl5h2p9wi9— WINDIES (@westindies) June 28, 2018
Courtney Walsh made his debut for West Indies cricket in 1984 and went on to take 746 international wickets in his career. He played 337 international matches for his nation before ending his career in 2001.
Meanwhile, his bowling partner Curtly Ambrose took 630 wickets in his international career. Making his debut in 1988 he played 274 International matches till he hanged up his boots in 2000.
Bangladesh will play two Test matches, three ODIs and three T20I against Windies, starting from June 28.
(Inputs from Cricketnext)