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Sunil Joshi Clad in as spin bowling coach by Bangladesh Cricket Board

Bangladesh Cricket Board have appointed Sunil Joshi as the spin bowling coach before this Test series against Australia, August 27, beginning.

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Highlights

  • Bangladesh Cricket Board have named Sunil Joshi as the spin bowling coach before Test series against Australia

  • The Test series between Bangladesh and Australia is starting on August 27

  • Bangladesh face Australia in a Test match for the first time since 2006

Former India left-arm spinner Sunil Joshi was appointed Bangladesh’s spin bowling coach on a short-term deal before the Test series.

Joshi, who obtained 110 wickets out of 1996-2001 for India at 15 tests and 69 one-day internationals, had started working with the bowlers before the first Test beginning in Dhaka on Sunday, the Bangladesh Cricket Board told local press.

The BCB had hoped to hone Australia leg spinner Stuart MacGill but discussions failed to produce a deal.

Bangladesh face Australia in a Test match. The second Test begins in Chittagong in September 4.