Jimmy Adams signs Kent Cricket contract extension

Monday 4th March 2013

Men’s First Team

Kent Cricket Head Coach, Jimmy Adams has signed a contract extension that will see him at the Club until at least the end of the 2014 season. The 45-year-old took up the post of Head Coach at Kent Cricket in 2012.

Before moving into coaching, Adams played 54 Test matches and 127 One Day Internationals for the West Indies during a nine year international career, including a period as captain. He retired from Test cricket with a batting average of 41.26 and a highest Test score of 208 not out. Adams has also held the position of President of the Federation of International Cricketers’ Association (FICA) since 2008.

Jimmy Adams commented on his extended contract; “I am extremely pleased that the county has seen fit to extend my contract to 2014. I look forward to this continued involvement with the county, and with it, the opportunity to work with an exciting and talented group of players”.

Kent Cricket Chairman of Cricket, Graham Johnson commented: “We are absolutely delighted with Jimmy’s further commitment to Kent. 2012 was very encouraging, he took the role with a desire to create something sustainable at Kent Cricket. It’s great that we can now plan with him to build on his first year over the next two seasons.”