July 31, 2003

Bright to conduct training sessions for Tasmanian spinners

Wisden Cricinfo staff

Ray Bright, the former Australian left-arm spinner, will conduct a three-day training programme with some of Tasmania's young slow bowlers. The sessions will commence from Friday, August 1, in the Indoor Centre at Bellerive Oval, Hobart. Among the items on the agenda for Bright is a two-hour session - from 10am to 12 noon on August 1 - spent exclusively with Xavier Doherty, a promising left-arm spinner.

Bright's international career lasted 10 years, during which time he played 25 Tests and 11 one-day internationals. He was also in the Australian team that took part in the first World Series against West Indies and the Rest of the World. Bright played 184 first-class matches for Victoria, taking 471 wickets at 32.08.