BCB eager on signing Sanjay Bangar as group’s Take a look at match batting advisor

Bangladesh Cricket Board want to rope in former India batting coach because the nationwide group’s batting advisor particularly for red-ball cricket. The cricket board hopes to avail the companies of the 47-year-old forward of the two-match Take a look at collection at residence towards Australia, scheduled for June.

BCB have been hoping to persuade Neil McKenzie, at the moment serving as a advisor for the white-ball groups, to increase his function to the longer format however the former South Africa worldwide is known to be not eager on teaching all of the codecs frequently.

“Now we have spoken with Bangar [for Test batting consultant] however nothing is finalized but,” BCB chief govt Nizamuddin Chowdhury instructed reporters on Wednesday (March 18). “We’re additionally negotiating with few others as effectively [for the Test batting consultant post].

“McKenzie is taking care of the red-ball cricket regardless of being a white ball advisor and until we get a batting advisor for Take a look at cricket we expect him to do the job [in red ball],” Chowdhury added.

Bangar labored with the Indian group between 2014 and 2019. He additionally served because the group’s interim head coach on excursions of Zimbabwe in 2016 and at West Indies in 2017. Bangar did not obtain a contract extension regardless of Ravi Shastri’s re-appointment as head coach after final yr’s World Cup. He was changed by Vikram Rathour.

In response to BCB insiders, Bangar is anticipated to be contracted for 110 days from June 2020 until February 2021, if each events conform to work collectively.


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