Dhaka: The Bangladesh Cricket Board has announced a new coach for the team. The board has appointed Russell Domingo as the new coach. Domingo has been a former coach of the South Africa cricket team. He has also coached the Under 19 team. After Russell Domingo was appointed as the new coach, Bangladesh Cricket Board Chief Najmul Hasan said his appointment was good enough for the team. They know very well how to take the team forward. That is what has affected us the most.
The 44-year-old Russell Domingo has been appointed to replace Bangladesh coach Sweed Rhodes. New Zealand's Mike Hessan and former Pakistan cricket coach Mickey Arthur were also in the race to become Bangladesh's coach. After becoming the coach of Bangladesh, Domingo said, "It is an honour for me. I had a long look at the performance of this team.
I look forward to working with this team and it will be my endeavour to make the team more successful by improving their sports and techniques. In addition, Russell said, "We would also like to create a tenant pool. Russell will also have batting and bowling coaches in the team to assist. The team's batting coach is Neil McKenzie and bowling coach Charl Langwalt. The team did not perform well in the World Cup.