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Troy Cooley, one of the most famous fast-bowling coaches in world cricket, is prepared to believe charge in the position for the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru for a 3-year period, news agency PTI stated on Wednesday.

The former Australian first-class player has been a fast-bowling coach for England and Australia. He is famous for his subservient support to the careers of Andrew Flintoff, Steve Harmison, Simon Jones and Matthew Hoggard, among others. The FiftyFive-year-old is also believed to be the key cog behind England’s well-known 2005 Ashes win, which was led by the English pace assail.

A BCCI official announced the development to the PTI, calling it “one of the biggest successes” for the board. The official statement:

“I would say one of the biggest success for both Sourav (Ganguly) and Jay (Shah) is to convince Troy Cooley to work with India’s next batch of pacers at the National Cricket Academy (NCA). We are hearing that BCCI is giving Cooley a three-year contract and he will closely co-ordinate with head of Cricket VVS Laxman.”

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The BCCI just appointed former player VVS Laxman as the NCA chief after Rahul Dravid’s advancement to India’s senior men’s team head coach. Troy Cooley will replace Paras Mhambrey in the job later the latter joined Dravid as bowling coach for the Men in Blue.

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With Laxman and Troy Cooley at the NCA will be batting coaches Hrishikesh Kanitkar, Shiv Sunder Das and 3-fielding coaches Subhadeep Ghosh, T Dilip and Munish Bali and Sitanshu Kotak, spin bowling coach Sairaj Bahutule.

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Troy Cooley to herald a new “fast bowlers’ contract”

As per to PTI, Troy Cooley will instantly begin working on a new agreement system particularly for the fast-bowlers called the ‘Exclusive Young Pacers Contract’. This will comprise cherry-picking Ten young fast-bowlers who don’t have domestic contracts from junior and first-class player.

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