Former India international cricketer and long-serving Australia men’s assistant coach Sridharan Sriram who left his job with them to move back to India and focus on coaching in his native country, has been appointed by the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) to lead the national side in the upcoming Asia Cup 2022 cricket tournament scheduled to be held in the UAE from August 27 to September 11.
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Sriram, who is originally from Chennai, was with the Australian squad for a total of six years as a spin coach. However, his roles was not limited to only coaching spin bowlers, but also playing a key role in the batting, fielding and strategy for the Australian team during several events.
The confirmation was made by a director of the BCB who further added that Sriram will continued to coach the Bangladesh cricket team until the end of the World Cup.
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An experienced individual in coaching and strategy, Sriram had featured in eight ODIs for the Indian side between 2000 and 2004. He went on to play his last international match against Bangladesh in 2004 at Dhaka. Aside from national coaching duties, Sriram is also a member of the coaching staff of popular IPL side Royal Challengers Bangalore.
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