Jason Gillespie to Join England Lions Coaching Staff for Australia Tour


Former Australia quick bowler and present Sussex head coach Jason Gillespie will be part of the England Lions teaching employees briefly, spending 12 days with the red-ball squad throughout their upcoming tour of Australia that’s scheduled to start from February 8.

Gillespie, who took over 400 worldwide wickets, and Jason Kerr, will be part of Lions’ head coach Richard’s Dawson’s to put together for three matches.

“I’m excited by the opportunity to work with Richard Dawson, his support staff and all the players,” mentioned Gillespie.

“It’s an ideal likelihood to hear and be taught from totally different folks and I hope that I can add some worth to the workforce from my very own cricket experiences.

England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) Performance Director Mo Bobat mentioned: “This shall be an ideal alternative for our younger tempo bowlers to be taught from the most effective within the enterprise. Jason was not solely a high quality bowler, however can also be a superb coach with huge expertise who will little doubt depart a long-lasting impression on the squad.

“Learning how to impression video games with the ball in Australian situations is a good problem and having Jason available to assist our gamers with that is of big worth. It will little doubt stand them in good stead for future Ashes success.

“I’m encouraging the entire squad and administration workforce to take advantage of Jason’s time with us, to faucet into his expertise and native data to enhance themselves as gamers and coaches over the approaching weeks,” he added.

The Lions play three four-day video games on their tour of Australia, beginning with a match in opposition to Cricket Australia XI in Hobart, beginning on February 15. They then tackle Australia A in a pink-ball day/night time match on the MCG earlier than ending the tour with a four-dayer in opposition to a New South Wales XI.

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