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July 10, 2011
Bangladesh have named Jason Swift, the Australian who has worked with Lancashire for the past six years, as their fielding coach. Swift, 40, has signed a two-year contract and is expected to join the Bangladesh team ahead of their tour of Zimbabwe later this month.
Swift is a Level 4 qualified coach, the highest under the ECB programme, and is assistant coach of the Lancashire Academy besides being in charge of the county's Colts team. He played nine domestic one-day matches for the Australian Capital Territory in the late '90s, and was also a dependable middle-order batsman in league cricket in Canberra.
Bangladesh's newly appointed coach, Stuart Law, had a lengthy stint as a player at Lancashire, towards the end of which he worked with Swift.
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