Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has assigned Zimbabwe born English citizen Richard Halsall as the national team's fielding coach for the away series against the West Indies.
BCB has contracted with Halsall for only one month. After the end of his official contract with England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on October three, BCB will contract with him for two years like the other coaches, confirmed a BCB press release on Thursday.
Halsall has already reached in West Indies to join the Bangladesh side.
Halsall performed the role of England Cricket Team's assistant coach from 2011 to 2014. From 1998 to 2006 he had held the position of Sussex County Cricket Club fielding coach and he was England fielding coach from 2008- 2010.
A former first class cricketer and Cambridge Blue, Halsall has also coached the England Under 15 team in 2006-07 and led the England team to a 1-1 series draw against India in India in 2012.
Tiger's new spin coach Ruowan Kalpage joined with the team on August 10 and fielding coach is in West Indies to join the team .Now BCB need a physio for the Tigers as physio Bivab Singh will leave after the West Indies series. With the new physio BCB also looking for the head coach of the academy. England's Andy Moles and South Africa's de Bruin are in the probable list of the Academy coach.