Former Aussie speedster, Jason Gillespie was today given the responsibility to work as an assistant coach for the Australia in upcoming T20 International series against Sri Lanka.
Justin Langer will be working as the coach of the Australian side for the upcoming series that is all set to commence from February 17 to 22.
Australia will be taking on India in the four Test series in India that will start from February 23 and the present head coach Darren Lehmann and assistant coach, David Saker will be with the Test squad in India giving their guidance to the team during the Test series.
Jason Gillespie talking to media stated: “I’m just buzzing to get this role it really is an exciting opportunity and I’m humbled to be thought of by Cricket Australia in this regard.”
Gillespie further added that: “I’m there to support and hopefully play my part in achieving some positive results for us and that is something that is important because Australia hasn’t had the success any of us would like in Twenty20 cricket.”