CRICKET-BANGLADESH-Gibson named Tigers bowling coach.


Former West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson has signed a two-year deal to become the new Bangladesh bowling coach, replacing South African Charl Langeveldt who resigned last month.

Barbadian Gibson, 50, was sacked as South Africa coach following last year ICC World Cup in England after a two-year stint, and most recently oversaw the Cumilla Warriors franchise in the Bangladesh Premier League which ended last week.

Bangladesh Cricket Board chief executive, Nizam Chowdhury, said Gibson's 'tremendous experience' would make him a pivotal member of the side's coaching staff.

'He brings in tremendous experience and has coached or played all over the world. He has also had the opportunity to observe Bangladesh cricket from close,' said Chowdhury.

'I am sure he will be a very valuable addition to the Bangladesh Team's coaching group.'

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