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Tigers Head Coach Russell Domingo arrives back today

The South African Head Coach of Bangladesh National Cricket team Russell Domingo will arrive here on Sunday (Sept 6) ahead of the Bangladesh tour to Sri Lanka this month.

 

Tigers’ head coach Russell Domingo, accompanied by his fellow South African Ryan Cook, fielding coach of Bangladesh team, reportedly left South Africa and stayed in Dubai on the way to Dhaka .

 

The South African coaches were earlier scheduled to arrive here last Wednesday (Sept 2), but their travel schedule has been changed following the cancellation of their flight on that day.

 

However, Bangladesh team physio Julian Calfato and trainer Nick Lee already in the capital.

 

Soon after the arrival, the two Bangladesh coaches will go for 14-day home quarantine before joining the team.

 

But, Bangladesh spin bowling consultant cum former Kiwis legendary cricketer Daniel Vettori and former New Zealand batsman Craig McMillan, who was appointed Bangladesh’s batting consultant recently for the Tour of Sri Lanka 2020, will join the Bangladesh Cricket team directly in Sri Lanka.

 

Bangladesh team will fly for Sri Lanka on September 27 after a short training session here which is likely to start from September 21 after conducting Covid-19 tests of the cricketers.

 

Initially, the Sri Lanka-bound Bangladesh team is likely to have 23 members and later a 15-member final squad will be announced after conducting a nearly month-long training camp in Sri Lanka.

 

The first match of the three-match Test series will begin on October 24.

 

Source: United News of Bangladesh