New Zealand have confirmed Shane Jurgensen as full-time bowling coach through to the 2019 World Cup after employing the Australian on an interim basis since February.
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The former Bangladesh coach will have his second stint in the role, having been the Black Caps’ bowling coach from 2008-10.
“Shane’s been impressive with the structure he’s brought to the bowling unit and we’re pleased to be able to lock him into a long-term contract,” head coach Mike Hesson said in a media release on Tuesday.
“His knowledge of all conditions and his overall experience has been evident during his time with us.”
New Zealand open their two-test series against Pakistan in Christchurch on Thursday.