Former South African head coach Ottis Gibson has been appointed as the pace bowling coach for Bangladesh national cricket team.
Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Saturday announced his appointment as the Tigers’ new pace bowling coach after Charl Langeveldt part away for the role and went back to his native South Africa to take their bowling coach role months ago.Gibson was the head coach of Cumilla Warriors in the recently concluded Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL).
He expressed his interest to become the Tigers' bowling coach during the BBPL. After negotiating for a long time, Gibson was given the charge of Tigers' new bowling coach. However, it is not yet known whether Gibson will join the team before the Pakistan tour.
BCB hired Gibson considering that Bangladesh have lot of assignments in 2020 that includes 10 Test matches.