Dhaka:The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) appointed former New Zealand cricketer Craig McMillan as the team's batting consultant for the upcoming tour of Sri Lanka.
Bangladesh is scheduled to visit Sri Lanka for three Test matches in October-November this year. McMillan will join with the team directly in Sri Lanka, for its pre-tour camp, Cricbuzz reported.
McMillan will replace former South Africa batsman Neil McKenzie who relinquished the role earlier this week citing personal reasons. The former New Zealand batsman scored over 8000 international runs in his decade-long international career, across formats.
After retirement, McMillan served as New Zealand's batting and fielding coach from 2014 to 2019.He has also coached Canterbury, Middlesex and the Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League.(UNI)