Cricket Australia has brought in American Fielding Guru Mike Young in the Support Staff team for the upcoming Tri series and the World Cup . Australain Cricket team were below par with their fielding performance during the ongoing Test series agaisnt India and dropped too many cathces, something which is not expected of Australian team.
Australai already has Greg Blewett as their fielding consultant but is presently with his family at Adelaid for the birth of his child and is expected to join the team after that. He will then work with Mike together for uplifting the fielding standards of the Australain team.
The Cricket Australia’s spokesperson said that the idea of bringing in Mike was made months ago and has no relation to the fielding performance of the Australain team in the ongoing Test series.
Mike Young has earlier worked with the Australian team during te 2003 World Cup, 2007 World Cup and the Ashes Whitewash of 2006-07 and 2013-14. He has also been a fielding consultant for India, England and South Africa and New Zealand.
Image credits: www.espncricinfo.com