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Cape Town - South Africa
fast bowling great Allan Donald is set to join the Australian team as a
bowling coach for their tour of Sri Lanka and at least one series
against the Proteas.
According to the Cricket.com.au website, Donald, 49, will fill the vacancy left
by former bowling coach Craig McDermott, who finished up with Crcket Australia (CA) at the
end of the recent ICC World Twenty20 tournament in India, for the tour of Sri
Lanka that features three Tests, five one-day internationals and two
Twenty20Is between July and September.
CA has not officially confirmed Donald's appointment,
but the report suggests he will also join the Australian squad for a
one-day series in South Africa in September and potentially even the
crucial three-Test series against the Proteas which begins in Perth in
A fast-bowling giant of the game who took 330 wickets in 72 Tests, Donald's
coaching pedigree extends back to 2007, shortly after his playing days,
when he took on the role of temporary bowling coach for England.
He also went on to coach Warwickshire, where he had played, and has
filled the bowling coach role for both New Zealand and his native South
Africa, a role he stepped down from at the end of the 2015 Cricket World
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