Giles handed coaching role with England
Published: Saturday, November 17, 2007, 3:35 [IST]
''I'm really looking forward to the opportunity of working with the players involved in the EPP,'' Giles, who had to retire this year because of chronic hip problems, said in a statement.
''It's exciting to be so hands-on in a coaching role.'' The EPP squad, which provides top class support for the main squad which is in Sri Lanka for a Test series, departs for India tomorrow.
London: Former Test bowler Ashley Giles will join England's Performance Programme as spin coach, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said yesterday The 34-year-old left-armer, part of the 2005 Ashes-winning side, will work with England's promising spin bowlers in India during the four-week training camp.