July 6, 2022

Former South African all-rounder Albie Morkel would be the Bangladesh power-hitting trainer all over their three-match ODI sequence starting on March 18.

Following the ODI sequence, which can conclude at Centurion on March 23, Bangladesh may even play two Assessments in opposition to South AFrica at Durban and Port Elizabeth.

A record in espncricinfo stated on Tuesday that Morkel had connected up with the traveling Bangladesh facet on the Wanderers Stadium in Johannesburg, “the place they’re enjoying an intra-squad follow event”.

The record stated that the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) have been taking a look so as to add a power-hitting trainer to their improve group of workers following Bangladesh’s dismal efficiency on the ICC T20 International Cup within the UAE and Oman remaining yr.

“He (Morkel) might be with the ODI staff for per week or so. He’ll assist the batters,” the record quoting Jalal Yunus, the BCB’s cricket operations chairman, stated. “We can see the way it is going, after which make a decision what occurs afterwards.”

The 40-year-old Morkel, who has performed one Take a look at, 58 ODIs and 50 T20Is for South Africa between 2004 and 2015, used to be assistant trainer for the Namibia males’s staff in 2019.

Bangladesh have made a number of appointments to their improve group of workers, bringing in Khaled Mahmud as staff director, South Africa’s Russell Domingo as head trainer, Australian Jamie Siddons as Take a look at batting trainer and Allan Donald as fast-bowling trainer. But even so, spin-bowling trainer Sri Lanka’s Rangana Herath and fielding trainer Australia’s Shane McDermott also are with the squad.

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Revealed on: Tuesday, March 15, 2022, 04:38 PM IST