Rangana Herath, Bangladesh’s spin coach, will miss the West Indies tour
Rangana Herath, Bangladesh’s spin bowling coach, will not accompany the squad on its next Caribbean tour. The 44-year-old will not go with the Bangladeshi team since he has requested leave to be with his family. It should be mentioned that Bangladesh’s cricket team will depart for the West Indies on June 6. The tourists will face the West Indies in two Tests, three ODIs, and an equal number of 20-over games, according to the schedule.
Meanwhile, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) team director Khaled Mahmud has stated that the senior left-arm spinner will not be part of the touring squad, and the board is looking for replacements for Herath.
It should be mentioned that, despite his country’s present economic difficulties, the experienced left-arm spinner elected to stay with the Bangladesh camp during the home series against Sri Lanka. Herath, on the other hand, has opted to go.
It should be mentioned that the 44-year-old took on the role of coach during the Zimbabwe tour, and his contract was later extended by the BCB till the next 2022 Men’s T20 World Cup, which will be held in Australia.
The tour will begin with the longest format of the game, with the first Test scheduled on June 16 in Antigua. The second Test match will begin on June 24 at St Lucia. Following the Test series, the Men in Maroon will play three Twenty20 Internationals against Bangladesh, beginning on July 2 and concluding on July 7 in Guyana. The trip will conclude with a three-match One-Day International series beginning on July 10.