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Bangladesh board appoints Waseem Jaffer as batting coach

Bangladesh board appoints Waseem Jaffer as batting coach

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has appointed India's domestic batting legend, Wasim Jaffer as the batting coach for game development of its high-performance academy in Dhaka. He will spend six months in a year with the young batsmen of that country.

BCB officials were keen on having Jaffer on board when the seasoned campaigner played the Dhaka Premier League for Abahani Limited in March. According to Jaffer, he will be playing domestic cricket in coming months and at the same time will be managing his batting coach job in Bangladesh.

At the academy, Jaffer will train Bangladesh batsmen U-19 batsmen, the A team and also the senior side. For 41-year-old this will be his first international coaching assignment. Jaffer has played 31 Test matches for India and scored 1,944 runs with the highest score of 212. He also played two One Day Internationals.