Mumbai, Sept.3 ANI | 1 year ago

Former Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath has confirmed signing a contract to guide and train India's current and future fast bowlers for the next five years.

According to Sport24, McGrath will train the likes of Umesh Yadav and Varun Aaron alongside promising youngsters at the MRF Pace Foundation in Chennai, which he has headed since 2012 after replacing countryman Dennis Lillee.

Forty-four-year-old McGrath described his experience at the MRF Pace Foundation as a wonderful one, and he was now looking forward to taking that association forward.

McGrath, who retired in 2007 with 563 Test and 381 one-day wickets.

The Foundation, which started in 1987 and is open to bowlers from all countries, has also attracted the likes of Brett Lee and Mitchell Johnson of Australia, Sri Lanka's Chaminda Vaas and Shane Bond of New Zealand.

(Posted on 03-09-2014)

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