Scotland announce Heath Streak as consultant for T20Is

He’ll be part of the group instantly.

Information 18 Jun 2018, 12:21 IST


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What is the story?

Scotland have introduced former Zimbabwe pacer Heath Streak as a advisor for T20 Internationals. He’ll be part of the group instantly and can oversee the continued tri-nation sequence towards Netherlands and Eire.

“They (Scotland) have actually improved because the 2015 Cricket World Cup in Australasia and have now acquired a persistently aggressive group. Their historic first ODI win over England final Sunday is testomony to their progress as a rustic in world cricket,” Streak was quoted as saying by

“Grant Bradburn, the pinnacle coach of Scotland, requested me if I may share my T20 expertise with them as a advisor to assist the group in addition to the coaches to evolve in that format and I used to be comfortable to share my information and expertise with them. I might be with the group for a brief eight days as advisor throughout their triangular T20 sequence with hosts Netherlands and Eire,” he added.

In case you did not know…

Streak was the coach of the Zimbabwe nationwide cricket group for the ICC World Cup Qualifiers which had been held earlier this 12 months. Nonetheless, after Zimbabwe did not qualify for the World Cup, he was sacked.

He was the bowling coach for the Kolkata Knight Riders within the Indian Premier League this 12 months. KKR managed to succeed in the playoffs, nevertheless, they misplaced within the second qualifier.

The small print

Scotland did not qualify for the World Cup, nevertheless, they’ve been going by means of a purple patch off late, successful an ODI towards England in a high-scoring encounter and performing properly within the tri-series towards Netherlands and Eire as properly.

With Streak’s appointment, they may hope to carry out rather a lot higher within the shortest format of the sport and get some huge wins below their belt.

What’s subsequent?

Scotland will tackle Netherlands back-to-back, on June 19 and June 20 on the VRA Floor, Amstelveen.

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