Former Australian Fast bowler Shaun Tait has been appointed Afghanistan National team’s bowling coach with immediate effect.
During his prime, Tait was one of history’s fastest bowlers clocking extreme pace of 160 kph.
He was part of the Australian squad that triumphed in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007, taking 23 wickets in the tournament.
He was also part of the Australian squad which ended second in ICC T20 World Cup.
Overall, Tait played 35 ODIs, 21 T20Is and three Tests for Australia taking 62, 28 and five wickets in each format respectively.
Tait is a Level-two certified coach from Cricket Australia and has coached various domestic and some international franchise teams including Melbourne Renegades in BBL.