Punjab Kings has roped in former Australian first-class cricketer Damien Wright as its new bowling coach for the upcoming version of the IPL. The 45-year-old Wright, who was additionally head coach of the Bangladesh U-19 cricket workforce, will assist assist the Punjab Kings squad beneath the steering of head coach and Director of Cricket Operations, Anil Kumble.
“I’m delighted to come back on board as bowling coach for Punjab Kings. The workforce appears nice and there’s great potential on this squad and I stay up for working alongside an incredible assist workers workforce this season of the IPL,” Wright mentioned.
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Wright has labored with Australian Massive Bash League sides Hobart Hurricanes and the Melbourne Stars and in addition served because the bowling coach of New Zealand workforce. Apart from Wright and Kumble, Punjab Kings assist workers consists of assistant coach Andy Flower, batting coach Wasim Jaffer and fielding coach Jonty Rhodes.
“He brings in a substantial amount of expertise and will certainly assist strengthen our workforce. We stay up for working with him this version of the IPL,” Kumble mentioned.
Punjab Kings, led by Ok. L. Rahul, will begin its IPL marketing campaign in opposition to Rajasthan Royals in Mumbai on April 12.