No chance of Jonty Rhodes’ appointment before Australia series

 

No chance of Jonty Rhodes appointment before Australia series

It has been speculated for months that the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will rope in fetch Jonty Rhodes to improve the players’ performance in the field.

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However, while talking to the media on Sunday (July 16), BCB director and Cricket Operations Committee chairman Akram Khan revealed that they are

It was heard that the board will But Akram said that they are yet to reach any deal with him though they are talking with him for the last few months.

“Jonty is very busy. He could not work for a long time. Our talks with him are going on. If he agrees to work with us, he will then come here for a short term. He will work and share his experience with our national players besides high performance and our others teams also,” he said.

“Before the concluded ICC Champions Trophy, we’re talking with him. Actually it’s difficult to get big names’ players for the longer period. He will work for two-three weeks if he agrees. He will come here at the gap of his time,” he added.

When asked if there was any possibily of seeing the South African in the Bangladesh ranks before the next home series against the top-ranked Australia, Akram almost ruled out the idea.

“There is less possibility of getting him ahead of the upcoming home series against Australia. He has not confirmed us yet.”