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10th-Jul-2019

BCB confirms contract of Walsh, Chandramohan not renewed

By BSS, Dhaka

A day after terminating the contract with head coach Steve Rhodes, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) on Tuesday confirmed that the fast bowling coach Courtney Walsh and physio Thihan Chandramohan's contract will not to extended.
BCB's contract with Walsh and Chandramohan came to end after the conclusion of the Bangladesh's World Cup mission but the Board made it sure that they won't renew the contract with them
However the same decision is not applicable with the rest of the backrooms staffs like while ball batting consultant Neil McKenzie, fielding coach Ryan Kook and spin bowling consultant Sunil Joshi. The BCB has currently been in talk with them to reach a concrete solution with the new contract.
"You (media) have already been informed that we are not renewing the contract of our head coach Steve Rhodes. The separation was done on mutual consent. Apart from them we are also not renewing the contract with Walsh and physio Chandramohan after their tenure came to an end following the conclusion of our World Cup," BCB CEO Nizamuddin Chowdhury said.
That BCB is not going to give en extension to Walsh and Chandramohan as predicted when they duo formally said to the players good bye just after their defeat to Pakistan at Lord's.
The CEO however refused to give an explanation as to why they didn't renew the contract with them.
"It's an internal matter, we are not keen to discuss on that. We have already completed the formalities with the head coach."