Bangladesh appoint former Windies cricketer Ottis Gibson as bowling coach
By: Reuters | Dhaka |

Published: January 22, 2020 2:11:08 pm


Bangladesh Cricket, Bangladesh Cricket Team Coach, Bangladesh Cricket Team new Coach, Ottis Gibson, Pakistan vs Bangladesh T20 series, Bangladesh Tour of Pakistan, Cricket, cricket news, sports, sports news Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has appointed West Indian Ottis Gibson as the nationwide group’s new bowling coach. (Source: Twitter/ Bangladesh Cricket)

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has appointed West Indian Ottis Gibson as the nationwide group’s new bowling coach on a two-year contract, changing South African Charl Langeveldt who left final month.

Langeveldt had a two-year contract with Bangladesh however was launched after lower than 5 months so he might take up an analogous position with Cricket South Africa.

Gibson had two fruitful stints as England’s bowling coach and was head coach of South Africa till final August. The 50-year-old can be greater than accustomed to cricket in Bangladesh, having coached Cumilla Warriors within the Bangladesh Premier League.

“He brings in tremendous experience and has coached or played all over the world,” BCB Chief Executive Nizam Uddin Chowdhury stated in an announcement.

“He has also had the opportunity to observe Bangladesh cricket from close. I am sure he will be a very valuable addition to the Bangladesh team’s coaching group.”

The 50-year-old’s first task in his new position will probably be a three-match Twenty20 collection in Pakistan starting on Friday

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