Glenn McGrath to train Indian pacers soon?

Cricketnext Staff | Updated: February 1, 2014, 1:34 PM IST
Glenn McGrath to train Indian pacers soon?

Former Australia pacer Glenn McGrath may work with the Indian pacers soon, according to a report in the Times of India.

The MRF Pace Academy in Chennai, where McGrath is currently working as director, has submitted a proposal to the BCCI, which if accepted, will help the two bodies work in tandem.

According to the plan, a selected few bowlers working with the Nation Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bangalore will be sent to MRF where they will be trained under the supervision of McGrath.

McGrath, who represented Australia in 124 Tests, 250 ODIs and 2 T20 internationals, termed it as a good chance to work with the young crop of Indian bowlers. "It will be a great opportunity. I would love to work with the young Indian crop," McGrath told Times of India.

The performance of the Indian bowlers was highly criticised in their recent 4-0 drubbing in the ODIs in New Zealand and, McGrath observed something that they failed to execute against the Kiwis.

"I haven't seen a single bowler who can bowl six good yorkers...If he can, I am sure the batsmen won't be able to take him apart that easily," McGrath said.

Joe Dawes, another Aussie, is currently the bowling coach of Team India.

First Published: February 1, 2014, 1:34 PM IST

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