Neil McKenzie Quits As Bangladesh Batting Coach Due To Coronavirus

Neil McKenzie Quits As Bangladesh Batting Coach Due To Coronavirus

Neil McKenzie (proper) were with the Bangladesh Males’s group since July 2018.© AFP

Former South African world Neil McKenzie on Friday stepped down as batting trainer of the Bangladesh nationwide group because of the coronavirus pandemic, the rustic’s cricket board introduced. McKenzie had finished two years with Bangladesh after becoming a member of the Tigers throughout the excursion of the West Indies in July 2018 however he was once anticipated to proceed within the function after agreeing an extension. “We had a dedication with him for white-ball cricket,” BCB leader government Nizamuddin Chowdhury advised AFP.

“Earlier than the COVID-19 outbreak, he agreed to paintings with us in all codecs. However within the modified cases, with new COVID-19 protocols, he knowledgeable us not too long ago that it was once getting truly tough for him.

“He must come 14 days previous now and needed to spend much more time with Bangladesh clear of his circle of relatives, which was once not conceivable for him.

“So he sought after to paintings in both red-ball or white-ball cricket. However we felt that it was once higher to discontinue the association with him.”

McKenzie stated it was once a difficult resolution.

“It’s tough to go away a job which I’ve completely loved. From the very starting I’ve been made to really feel part of the group and I’m going with satisfied recollections,” he stated.


Bangladesh are anticipated to go back to world cricket in October with a three-Check collection in opposition to Sri Lanka after a smash of greater than 5 months, induced through the coronavirus pandemic.

Bangladesh cricketers resumed coaching in July, however just one participant and one instructor are allowed inside of Dhaka’s major stadium at a time on account of coronavirus restrictions.

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