Manhas appointed Bangladesh U-19 batting consultant

Mithun Manhas, who is currently attached with Jammu and Kashmir as coach, will assist Bangladesh at the under-19 World Cup to be held in New Zealand in January.

A file photo of former Delhi batsman Mithun Manhas, who has been appointed batting consultant for Bangladesh under-19 team.   -  Akhilesh Kumar

Former Delhi batsman Mithun Manhas has been appointed batting consultant for Bangladesh under-19 team.

Mithun Manhas, who is currently attached with Jammu and Kashmir as coach, will assist Bangladesh at the under-19 World Cup to be held in New Zealand in January. "I had gone for a one month clinic recently and they liked my work. I was happy to get this contract," said Manhas, who was assistant coach with King's XI Punjab during the last edition of the Indian Premier League.

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"Bangladesh has some outstanding junior talent. We saw a glimpse of it at the under 19 Asia Cup where they beat us. Their basics are very good," said Manhas, who has a career aggregate of 157 first class matches.

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