Bangladesh practiced at ICC Academy in Dubai yesterday, hoping to get a good feel of their new way of doing things under newly-appointed technical consultant Sridharan Sriram and acclimatising to the conditions in the UAE.
“There is no truth to the fact that I have sent a letter to resign to the Bangladesh Cricket Board [BCB],” Bangladesh national cricket team coach, Russell Domingo, clarified his position after news of the South African’s resignation had recently circulated in parts of the media.
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has appointed Sridharan Sriram, a former India cricketer and a long-term assistant coach of Australia, to lead the Bangladesh national team in the forthcoming Asia Cup and the T20 World Cup.
Current Bangladesh head coach Russel Domingo is slated to arrive in Dhaka from South Africa today to get the Tigers into full swing ahead of the Asia Cup, which begins August 27.
The last time Bangladesh toured the West Indies, the visitors were bundled out for their lowest-ever total of 43 runs in Antigua, the venue where they will begin their Caribbean mission this time with the first Test.
Bangladesh cricket team's newly appointed head coach Russell Domingo and bowling coach Charl Langeveldt arrive in Dhaka today and are expected to join the team in their conditioning camp in Mirpur tomorrow.
A fast-improving Bangladesh are confident of upsetting another of world cricket's powerhouses on home turf when they take on South Africa in a three-match ODI series starting on Friday.
Painstakingly detailed preparation, a dynamic leader and a team infused with “No-Fear” attitude – probably the three elements responsible for Bangladesh cricket team’s most successful year in international cricket.