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Ottis Gibson waits for BCB reply


Former South African head coach Ottis Gibson who has recently been seek in Bangladesh Cricket Board’s search for Charl Langeveldt’s replacement as the next pace bowling coach of the national team, said he is waiting for a reply from the board. 

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‘’I have not heard anything since the last time we spoke [with BCB officials],’’ Gibson said.

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The Cumilla Warriors’ coach further said,

“There is supposed to be a big meeting here tomorrow and I will hear something after that.

‘’At the moment there is no plan and I am waiting to hear from BCB whether they want me to join them or not,’’ he said.

Gibson has had a discussion with the board

‘’I have made myself available if that’s what they want. I am waiting out to see what transpires from the meeting tomorrow,’’ he said.

Earlier, Gibson stated that he was in discussions with the BCB for the role of the national team’s pace bowling coach.

According to reports revealed another former South African pacer Nantie Hayward who is also present in Bangladesh now to coach Sylhet Thunder, has applied for the post.

Langeveldt has been released by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) as per request of Cricket South Africa (CSA) to join in the new set-up for South African national team.

Meanwhile the Cumilla Warriors’ coach Gibson said on Friday said that they are disappointed for not being able to reach up to the expectation in the ongoing Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier League (BBPL).

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