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Klusener named as Bangla Tigers team director

  • Published at 11:43 pm May 17th, 2020
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The fourth season of the league is slated to be played in upcoming November at Sheikh Abu Jayed Stadium. Concern over starting the tournament on time however remains as the world struggling with the coronavirus pandemic

Former South African cricketer, now a coach, Lance Klusener has been named as the Team Director of Abu Dhabi T10 franchise Bangla Tigers. The franchise made the revelation on Sunday.

The fourth season of the league is slated to be played in upcoming November at Sheikh Abu Jayed Stadium. Concern over starting the tournament on time however remains as the world struggling with the coronavirus pandemic.

Under the guidance of Klusener, Bangla Tigers owner FMC Group is eying to form a strong squad for the upcoming season. Bangla Tigers participating in the tournament for the first time had had finished third in the previous edition of the competition supported by a full-fledged Bangladesh team management.  

“Bangla Tigers started working to form a stronger squad this time. We have roped in Klusener to do play an important role. We believe his experience as a cricketer and coach will help Bangla Tigers taste new success in the coming days,” said Mohammad Yasin Ali Chowdhury, chairman of FMC Group.

Klusener has been working as the head coach of Afghanistan national team since September last year. Before that, he worked as the batting coach of Zimbabwe. He was in Bangladesh Cricket Board’s sight to be Tigers’ bowling coach. But he couldn’t take the rule as he would have to stay in Dhaka for a long time.