New Zealand bowling coach Shane Jurgensen will stick with the workforce until Test collection vs India.© Twitter
New Zealand bowling coach Shane Jurgensen will keep on with the workforce for the total tour of India later this yr relatively than returning to the nation following the T20I collection as initially deliberate. “The rearrangement of Jurgensen’s winter touring commitments came about after his scheduled departure on Friday was delayed as a result of visa complications caused by the recent nationwide lockdown,” New Zealand Cricket (NZC) mentioned in an announcement on Monday. NZC mentioned Jurgensen was resulting from hyperlink up with the present squad in Pakistan to take over the reins for the five-game T20I collection beginning in Lahore subsequent weekend.
Bowling coach @shanejurgo will keep on with the BLACKCAPS for the total tour of India later this yr relatively than returning to New Zealand following the T20I collection as initially deliberate. https://t.co/a6gLPFqlut
— BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) September 13, 2021
Instead, Jurgensen will now depart instantly for the ICC T20 World Cup within the United Arab Emirates in early October, alongside common New Zealand coaches Gary Stead and Luke Ronchi.
“The silver lining is that Jurgensen is now able to stay on for the two Test tour of India in late November/early December, rather than returning home as previously planned — in accordance with NZC’s player and staff welfare protocols,” the assertion additional learn.
Current New Zealand coaches Glenn Pocknall (head), Graeme Aldridge (bowling) and Tilan Samaraweera (batting) will proceed to steer the touring workforce in Pakistan, whereas the beforehand vacant bowling coach position for the India Test collection not must be stuffed with Jurgensen on board.
New Zealand are slated to tour India later this yr in November after the conclusion of the ICC males’s T20 World Cup.
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