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The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has appointed former Bermuda international David Hemp as the head and batting coach of the High Performance (HP) team for the next two years.
Hemp, 52, had a prolific first class career as a batsman for English County Club Glamorgan, Free State and Warwickshire and featured in 24 internationals for Bermuda, a BCB press release said.
He was the head coach of the Pakistan women's national team from 2020-2022. Hemp has agreed a two-year term with the BCB which will end in June 2025.
Meanwhile, the first phase of the HP training camp for this year will begin tomorrow (Wednesday) at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur.
The first phase of the camp has been split into three parts with physical screening and fitness tests scheduled in Dhaka from May 24-31.
The camp will then move to Rajshahi (June 01-08) first, followed by Bogura (June 09-26) for skill training. In July, the HP Squad will participate in the ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup in Sri Lanka.
Batters: Tanzid Hasan, Parvez Hossain Emon, Shamim Patwari, Shahadat Hossain, Mahmudul Hasan Joy, Aich Mollah, Amite Hasan, Prantik Nawrose Nabil and Abdullah Al Mamun
Spinners: Rakibul Hasan, Hasan Murad, Rishad Hossain, Aridul Islam Akash, Naeem Ahmed, Tipu Sultan and Naim Hossain Sakib
Pace Bowlers: Nahid Rana, Ashiqur Zaman, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Mohammad Musfik Hasan, Ripon Mondol, Mrittunjoy Chowdhury and Asadullah Hill Galib
Wicketkeepers: Akbar Ali and Pritom Kumar
HP's Coaching Staff: David Hemp (Head & Batting Coach), Dollar Mahmud (Asst. Bowling Coach), Golam Mortuza (Fielding & Wicketkeeping Coach), Tusher Kanti Howlader (Trainer), Khademul Islam Shaon (Physio Coordinator), Nasir Ahmed Nasu (Analyst), Dr. David Scott (Sports Phycologist) and Khairul Islam (Physio).