Indian Stalwart Wasim Jaffer starts new job with BCB

Dhaka -Indian domestic stalwart Wasim Jaffer started his new job with Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) as batting coach of its High-Performance Unit (HP) and age-level teams.

As per the initial contract with the BCB, Jaffer will work with HP and age-level teams for one year,
Manager of BCB Game Development and High-Performance Unit Abu Emam Mohammed Kawser, confirmed it UNB on Sunday.

Mohammed Kawser hopes that Jaffer can bring up a big change in the mindset of the Bangladeshi young talented batsmen with his vast experience.

BCB selected Wasim Jaffer because some of the national cricketers like Soumya Sarkar, who played with him in Dhaka League for Abahani Limited and hailed him for his knowledge as a batsman.

Jaffer was approached to take the role back in 2018 when he was playing the Dhaka Premier Division Cricket League for Abahani Limited.

The 41-year-old batsman took the chance gladly as it is his first assignment in the international arena.

Jaffer represented India in 31 Tests and two ODIs in 2000- 2008. The right-handed top-order batsman amassed 1944 runs in Tests with five centuries and 11 fifties. But his international career remained limited to this.

But the right-hander has been enjoying a great career at the domestic level. In his 253 First-class matches till the date, he accumulated 19147 runs with 57 centuries and 88 fifties.UNB