Simon Helmot inks new deal with BCB

Australian coach Simon Helmot has inked a fresh three-year deal with the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) for its intensive programme called the BCB-High Performance (HP).


“A long term deal has been signed between Helmot and BCB. We had a contractual agreement with him. But he did not come last year. So, the board yet another penned papers with him for the next three years,” said BCB chief executive Nizamuddin Chowdhury. [Read also: Australia series all but confirmed]
“The HP training camp will be held with the participation of 22 players like the previous years. We hope the HP programme will start in the next June. You all get to see some specialist coaches in the programme. They all will work on short-term basis,” he added.
The HP programme was resumed with new plans and visions in 2015, and its upcoming edition will kickstart ion June 1.

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BCB national selection panel has already begun to select players for this comprehensive programme. This time they will pick a crop of 22 promising players from the domestic circuit like previous years.