Language barrier won’t be an issue: Langeveldt
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Bangladesh fast bowling coach Charl Langeveldt said that he is well aware that crossing the language barrier is most important for him as there is wide spread allegation that Bangladeshi pace bowlers did not understand the pronunciation of Walsh during his stint with in the national dressing room.
‘’ It was a challenge for me with Afghanistan as well. I have found if you work one on one with a player than he tends to open up more than in a group situation. Having the experience in Afghanistan where the players would say yes but didn’t understand I have experienced this. I have kind of know how to deal with it. I want to work one on one with a player make sure if he doesn’t understand bring someone to make him understand. Slow it down and not speak so fast and listen what he is going to say. And then build the relationship because important to have relationship with your fast bowlers. Even if that means speak about his family and how he is more comfortable,’’ sad We have to understand that he is welcome to come into my room and if required we will have an interpreter,’’ he said
‘’ I know it’s a challenge but it is something I am looking forward to,’’ he said adding that he is not keen to replicate Walsh by any chance and now looks forward to help his bowlers be aggressive in line and length.
‘’Walsh was a great bowler but I have got different philosophy. My coaching method is different it has got more with skill work,’’ he said.
‘’Swing bowling, it was my forte and I can assist the guys in that term on how to swing the ball. If the ball is not swinging he needs to be consistent. For me consistency means being aggressive in line and length,’’ he concluded.