The BCB has selected Russell Domingo as the new coach of the Bangladesh national cricket team. BCB President Najmul Hasan has named Domingo as the new coach at a press conference today. BCB has signed a two-year contract with him. The 44 year-old Domingo will officially join the Bangladesh coach on August 27. Earlier, South African coaches had come to Dhaka to interview BCB.
Russell Domingo appointed Bangladesh head coach
Russell Domingo is the new coach of Bangladesh national cricket team. BCB President Najmul Hasan announced his name as the new coach today. BCB has signed a two-year deal with Domingo
In an interview, Domingo outlined his plans in front of the BCB directors. A plan before the Twenty20 World Cup. Another goal for the 2023 ODI World Cup for Bangladesh. One BCB director who was present on the interview board said that his plans were sound. Former New Zealand coaches Mike Hewson and Domingo were initially in the race to become Bangladesh’s coaches despite hearing several times. Only Domingo of the two came to Dhaka and interviewed him.
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South African coach Gary Kirsten has left India after winning the World Cup. As a coach, he chose Domingo as his assistant. Domingo was promoted from a Twenty20 team assistant coach to head coach for a year. After Gary Carsten left at 2013, Domingo took over as head coach in three editions. Under that, South Africa won five out of 5 Test series. He moved South Africa at 2nd position from down the Test rankings.
South Africa were named one of the top teams in ODIs by winning 14 out of 22 ODIs in Domingo. South Africa’s only win in their time came in a World Cup knockout match. Twenty20 matches have been won in 23 matches out 42 matches. Under him, South Africa played in the semi-finals of 2015 World Cups. Domingo left the South African team in the hands of Otis Gibson in the 2017.
Domingo has never worked with a subcontinent team before. He did not work with any team outside South Africa.