Australian batsman Dean Jones and Michael Bevan have taken up coaching roles with the Chittagong Kings

Dean Jones and Michael Bevan have taken up coaching roles with the Chittagong Kings franchise in the forthcoming Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) Twenty20 competition, officials said

Dean-Jones

Dean-Jones

“We have appointed Dean Jones as our technical director and Michael Bevan as our batting coach,” said Samir Q Chowdhury, chief executive officer of Chittagong Kings.

The Australian duo will team up with former Bangladesh skipper Khaled Mahmud, who has been appointed head coach of the franchise.

The inaugural edition of the BPL, which is based on the successful Indian Premier League model, will be held from Feb 9-29.

The franchise also unveiled its team logo and introduced the team management to the press through a colorful ceremony at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel.

Michael Bevan

Samir Q Chowdhury, coach Khaled Mahmud and team manager Nasir Ahmed were present on the occasion.

Samir Q Chowdhury said: “I hope the Chittagonians will hold the Chittagong Kings logo close to their hearts and support us throughout the tournament.”

  • http://mukul.banglaspot.com Mukul

    Great, It’ll help our junior players as well as tamim for the improvement of their batting skill…

  • enlighten rana

    I LIKE DURONTO RAJSHAHI SO I WISH MY TEAM WIN OF THE CUP. JUNAYED SIDDIQUE IS MY FAVOURITE PLAYER.HE IS A BEST PLAYER BPL.