BCB trolls ICC over case of mistaken identity

first_imgFormer South Africa bowler Andrew Hall who turned 44 years old on Wednesday was wished a happy birthday by the International Cricket Council (ICC). But while posting the message on Twitter, the world body posted the picture of Hall’s former teammate Charl Langeveldt, an error which was spontaneously spotted by many including the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB).Hall took 143 wickets in 111 internationals for South Africa and scored over 1600 runs and ICC mentioned the statistic in their tweet, which was subsequently deleted. However, a screenshot of the Tweet reveals the gaffe in all its glory: ICC’s ‘Happy Birthday’ tweet for Andrew Hall (Twitter)Upon noticing the mistake, the BCB, who have hired Langeveldt as an assistant bowling coach recently posted a quirky reply: “That’s our Bowling Coach Charl Langeveldt ?? Happy Birthday to Andrew Hall!”That’s our Bowling Coach Charl Langeveldt Happy Birthday to Andrew Hall! pic.twitter.com/4on85rkhgSBangladesh Cricket (@BCBtigers) July 31, 2019Bangladesh have appointed former New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori as a spin bowling consultant while Langeveldt as the new pace bowling coach, the country’s cricket board said on Saturday.Vettori’s contract is until next year’s Twenty20 World Cup in Australia and the 40-year-old will be available to the team for around 100 days during their preparation.Langeveldt, 44, takes charge as a full-time coach, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) added.Also Read | Put your real name: Dwayne Bravo’s nickname on jersey irks Simon DoullAlso Read | Stuart Broad comes with cheeky reply to Jofra Archer’s old tweet on Ashesadvertisementlast_img

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