ILT20 League: MI Emirates have appointed Shane Bond as the head coach for the ILT20 team. Besides the Kiwi man, they have…
ILT20 League: MI Emirates have appointed Shane Bond as the head coach for the ILT20 team. Besides the Kiwi man, they have appointed two former Mumbai Indians players in their ranks as well. Parthiv Patel and Vinay Kumar will don the role of the batting and bowling coach respectively. James Franklin has been appointed the fielding coach. Also, Robin Singh will be the General Manager, Cricket for MI Emirates. Follow ILT20 League live updates with InsideSport.IN
With the inclusion of two former Indian players, it means Parthiv and Vinay will also be making their debut in the role of a coach. The ILT20 League is expected to be played next year in January-February though the official dates have not been decided so far.
COACH BONDY!! 🤩
— MI Emirates (@MIEmirates) September 17, 2022
However, it is important to point that this head coach is an additional responsibility for Bond. He has been the bowling coach of Mumbai Indians since 2015. As per the official statement, “Shane Bond has been appointed as the Head Coach for MI Emirates, in addition to his current role as bowling coach of Mumbai Indians.”
With the appointment of Bond for the MI Emirates, it is an interesting call. Ane the former Kiwi pacer is eager to help the team attain great heights under him “It’s a privilege to be appointed the Head Coach of MI Emirates. It’s always exciting to build a new team and I’m looking forward to furthering the MI legacy and inspiring our players to take the game to new heights,” Bond said in a statement.
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