Feeble South African worldwide Neil McKenzie on Friday stepped down as batting coach of the Bangladesh nationwide team ensuing from the coronavirus pandemic, the nation’s cricket board announced.
McKenzie had done two years with Bangladesh after joining the Tigers for the interval of the tour of the West Indies in July 2018 but he was once expected to proceed in the role after agreeing an extension.
“We had a dedication with him for white-ball cricket,” BCB chief govt Nizamuddin Chowdhury educated AFP.
“Earlier than the Covid-19 outbreak, he agreed to work with us in all codecs. However in the modified conditions, with contemporary Covid-19 protocols, he educated us honest lately that it was once getting no doubt tough for him.
“He would beget to return 14 days earlier now and needed to notify mighty more time with Bangladesh away from his household, which was once no longer imaginable for him.
“So he wished to work in both red-ball or white-ball cricket. However we felt that it was once better to end the plot with him.”
McKenzie said it was once a tough resolution.
“It is tough to maneuver away a job which I beget thoroughly enjoyed. From the very initiating I had been made to in actuality feel a section of the team and I disappear along with overjoyed reminiscences,” he said.
Bangladesh are expected to return to worldwide cricket in October with a 3-Test collection against Sri Lanka after a destroy of greater than 5 months, precipitated by the coronavirus pandemic.
Bangladesh cricketers resumed practising in July, but most effective one participant and one coach are allowed interior Dhaka’s foremost stadium at a time thanks to coronavirus restrictions.