AAP Australian Sports – Simon Katich has underlined his coaching credentials, helping the Trinbago Knight Riders secure back-to-back Caribbean Premier League titles.

Summary

  • Simon Katich has underlined his coaching credentials, helping the Trinbago Knight Riders secure back-to-back Caribbean Premier League titles.
  • Katich also masterminded the Twenty20 franchise’s successful campaign in 2017.
  • Cricket Australia (CA) hired Ricky Ponting as a T20 coaching consultant earlier this year.
  • CA view Ponting as a key figure in helping the national side prepare for the World T20, a tournament that Australia are yet to win and will host in 2020.
  • But with Ponting expected to be unavailable for the T20 leg of next month’s tour of the United Arab Emirates, CA could do a lot worse than enlisting Katich to help fellow West Australian Justin Langer.

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