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Shane Bond is not available in Sydney Thunder coaching

Former New Zealand quick Shane Bond puts family first and will not extend his BBL head coach role with Sydney Thunder.

Shane Bond put his family first and opted for a summer at home rather than return to the KFC BBL. Sydney Thunder are search a new head coach.

I loved my time with the Thunder but with so much uncertainty around travel restrictions these days and not knowing what that might look like I just didn’t want to miss another summer at home. He said, I haven’t had one there for six years and my wife Tracey has had to carry the load. I want to be there again before I get to the point where my girls get to the end of high school. My son has some important cricket coming up too and I want to be there for that. said, Bond.

Bond is also bowling coach in Mumbai Indians in the IPL.

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Greg Mail said – the 45-year-old former New Zealand quick would have been welcomed back next summer.

“He has been critical to the emergence of some brilliant young NSW-based talent over the last two years whilst also bringing the best out of some of our established local and international players,” Mail said in a statement.

“We are a values-based organisation and although we would have loved to have seen Shane at the helm next summer, choosing to spend time with his family is a decision we respect.

“His decision sits well with us and we wish Shane, Tracey, and family all the best. We hope there’s a second chapter in the Bond/Thunder story somewhere down the track.”

Sarita Dey

Sarita Dey is a professional Sports News writer. She is always ready to learn new things as she can.

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