New Delhi: Former Australian pacer Ryan Harris will be new Bowling Coach of Delhi Capitals. JSW and GMR co-owned Delhi based franchise announced by issuing press release on Tuesday. According to the release, the 40-year-old Australian will join the Delhi Capitals side in the UAE for the upcoming season of the Indian Premier League.
Ryan joins the Delhi Capitals coaching staff featuring Ricky Ponting, Mohammad Kaif, Samuel Badree & Vijay Dahiya. As you know that, James Hopes was the team’s Bowling Coach in 2018 and 2019, but he will be unable to travel with the team this year owing to personal reasons.
“I am delighted to be back in the IPL. This is a huge opportunity for me to contribute to the franchise's ambitions of lifting the coveted IPL trophy. The Delhi Capitals side has an impressive bowling line up, and I can’t wait to start working with them all,” Ryan Harris said, on his newest challenge.
A late entrant in international cricket, Harris has 113 Test wickets, 44 ODI wickets, and 4 T20I wickets to his name. In 2009, he won the IPL with the Deccan Chargers. Injuries forced him to announce his retirement in 2015. Since then, Harris has undertaken coaching assignments with the Australian team, Big Bash League side Brisbane Heat, and even Kings XI Punjab in the IPL.