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Tigers’ Head Coach Russell Domingo to arrive within 2/3 days

South African Head Coach of Bangladesh National Cricket team Russell Domingo is excepted to arrive here within 2/3 days ahead of the Bangladesh tour to Sri Lanka this month.

 

BCB media manager RabeedIman confirmed it to UNB on Wednesday.

 

Tigers’ head coach will be accompanied by South African fielding coach of Bangladesh team Ryan Cook.

 

Both the South African coaches earlier were scheduled to arrive here on Wednesday (Sept 2), but their travel programme has been deferred due to change of flight schedule.

 

However, the pace bowling coach of Bangladesh team Ottis Gibson is due to arrive here Wednesday night while team physio Julian Calfato already in the capital.

 

Soon after their arrival, all the foreign coaching staff will go for home quarantine before joining their job with 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 in Sri Lanka.

 

Bangladesh team will fly for Sri Lanka on September 27 or 28 after making short training session here which is likely to start from September 23 after conducting Covid-19 tests of the cricketers.

 

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

 

The first match of three-match Test series will begin on October 24 after a long intensive training in the Island nation.

 

Source: United News of Bangladesh