Every world class team needs a coach.
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Date of Birth:
|November 8, 1984
Place of Birth:
|- Certified by University of Nixontwon
- Cricket Web Under 19 Board Member
- Excelsior 1920 CC First Team and Youth Team Coach
- Stedingham Girls High School 1st XI Coach
|Tharmilan Loganathan started his career as off spinner and served three seasons in the Development League before he decided to retire and pursue a career in administration and coaching. On first-class debut, he took 4-45 in his first innings for Cricket Web Blue against Cricket Web Red - the team he ended his playing career with.
Loganathan finished his FC career with 21 wickets at a price of 29.43. His best haul was 5 for 90. In OD cricket he was less successful, averaging 56 for his 15 wickets with a best of 2 for 31. With the bat he averaged just 6.29 in FC cricket, but found not outs to boost his OD average to 32.80 with a high of 43 not out. Loganathan was also the leading wicket-taker in grade cricket this season with 192 scalps, prior to taking up his role as National Coach.
Loganathan is the first coach to be educated in CWLand, with a degree from the University of Nixonstown. Loganathan is also a current member of the Under 19 Cricket Board, which has allowed him to work closely with young, up and coming Cricketers of the country, his held a position on this board for the past two seasons. Loganathan has also coached the Excelsior 1920 CC First Team and Youth Team, as well as the Stedingham Girls High School 1st XI prior to taking up the National Team post.
Since taking over the reigns as National Team Coach Loganathan has lead the team to One Day Series wins over Zimbabwe and South Africa. As well as the recent 2-1 Test series win over Pakistan, only the 2nd Test Series win in Cricket Web history.
|Flavian Aponso (Dutch)
|Irving Smith (Barbadian)
|Janik Teague (British)
|Sarah Machiado (British)
|Role of the Coach
|1. Serve on the Selection Panel and will have a vote.
2. Play a major role in keeping discipline (adherence to rules) within the CW XI.
3. Monitor domestic players, along with his coaching staff.
4. Assess the performance of the team during and following each series.
5. Work with the CW XI captain to prepare tactics, which may involve altering the batting lineup.
6. Co-ordination of training camps and media interaction.
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