The New Zealand team will be coached by former fast bowler Shane Bond for the upcoming T20 World Cup. Bond will join the camp, which already has Gary Stead as the head coach. The batting and bowling coaches of the team are Luke Ronchi and Shane Jurgensen, respectively. Bond will be a valuable addition considering his coaching credentials. The 46-year-old has gained loads of experience by coaching various teams in different tournaments.
Head coach Gary is of the opinion that Bond will understand what the New Zealand team is all about. Gary believes that Bond knows the environment and he will bring some tactical insights to the team. He will be able to guide the bowlers, especially the spinners and the pacers. In a tournament that progresses fast, Bond will help the New Zealand team stay ahead of others. Bond has worked with the New Zealand team previously. So, reacquainting Bond with the team is a good idea. He is held in high regard, which is why he has been appointed as the coach in New Zealand’s India tour.
Shane Bond has been associated with Mumbai Indians for quite a long time. He was appointed as the Mumbai Indians coach in 2015. He has helped the team to win four titles. He played a crucial role in nurturing players like Jasprit Bumrah. The UAE T20 World Cup schedule has not yet been fixed. But with Bond as their coach, New Zealand is one step ahead in their preparations.