The swift former Australian is set to join Afghanistan for the T20 World Cup in October-November
“Tait has expressed his willingness to join the Pondicherry team later this month. However, if he receives a call from Afghanistan, he can join them and stay with the team before joining Pondicherry for his duties.” said an official from the Pondicherry Cricket Association (CAP). was cited by PTI, who said Tait also had to mentor fast bowlers at the CAP academy in Pondicherry.
“For a few months now, there have been discussions about my taking the role,” Tait, 38, told ESPNcricinfo earlier of his work in Afghanistan. “It happened because head coach Lance Klusener wanted someone else to specifically supervise the bowling.
“Everyone talks about Afghan spinners, so one of the specifics of my role is to get people to talk more about their fast bowlers. There are improvements to be made and I hope I can add that side of things. . With all the focus on the shoot, a few guys are picked to play the part to the death and they’re going to need some advice. That’s where I come in. “
Tait is a Cricket Australia Level Two Certified Coach and has worked as a bowling coach with the Melbourne Renegades in the Big Bash League and the Bangla Tigers in the Abu Dhabi T10 league.