New Zealand bowling coach Shane Jurgensen will stick with the group until Take a look at collection vs India.© Twitter
New Zealand bowling coach Shane Jurgensen will keep on with the group for the total tour of India later this 12 months fairly than returning to the nation following the T20I collection as initially deliberate. “The rearrangement of Jurgensen’s winter touring commitments happened after his scheduled departure on Friday was delayed because of visa problems brought on by the latest nationwide lockdown,” New Zealand Cricket (NZC) stated in an announcement on Monday. NZC stated Jurgensen was because of 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 12 months fairly than returning to New Zealand following the T20I collection as initially deliberate. https://t.co/a6gLPFqlut
— BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) September 13, 2021
As a substitute, Jurgensen will now depart straight 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 in a position to keep on for the 2 Take a look at tour of India in late November/early December, fairly than returning house as beforehand deliberate — in accordance with NZC’s participant and employees welfare protocols,” the assertion additional learn.
Present New Zealand coaches Glenn Pocknall (head), Graeme Aldridge (bowling) and Tilan Samaraweera (batting) will proceed to guide the touring group in Pakistan, whereas the beforehand vacant bowling coach position for the India Take a look at collection now not must be full of Jurgensen on board.
New Zealand are slated to tour India later this 12 months in November after the conclusion of the ICC males’s T20 World Cup.
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