Wasim Jaffer to train Bangladesh juniors

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Considered in itself an institution of experience and abundance of orthodox batting knowledge former Indian opener Wasim Jaffer would be training Bangladesh juniors in the art of batting now.

Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has roped in former Mumbai and current Vidarbha stalwart as the batting consultant for its academy in Mirpur.

“Jaffer has been given one-year contract from May to April 2020 as a batting consultant of BCB academy in Mirpur. Initially he will look after the age group teams of U16 to U19 at the game development unit of the academy. Later on he may be roped in as the batting consultant of the BCB High Performance Unit,” an official of BCB was quoted by agencies.

Wasim Jaffer played for 19 seasons for Mumbai in domestic circle before moving to Vidarbha. He has been instrumental in guiding Vidarbha to two consecutive Ranji Trophy titles.

Jaffer has played 31 Test matches for India and scored 1,944 runs with a highest score of 212. He also played two One Day Internationals.