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Upton Lands New Coaching Role

25 August 2017

Paddy Upton

South African set to coach in Global T20 League

Sydney Thunder’s BBL Head Coach Paddy Upton has been named in the Durban Qalandars’ Coaching Set up which also includes Aqib javed and Grant Elliot.

Upton, who has been Head Coach of Thunder for the past three seasons, is also Head Coach of the Durban Qalandars’ sister club the Lahore Qalandars in the Pakistan Super League. He also coaches the Delhi Daredevils in the IPL after a previous stint at the Rajasthan Royals and the South African and Indian national sides.

Thunder hosted the Lahore Qalandars Development Side last November after the two clubs signed a strategic partnership, which then saw off-spinner Chris Green and Assistant Coach Shawn Bradstreet spend join the Qalandars for the PSL.

The T20 Global League, which will be played in November and consist of eight times, with former Thunder all-rounder Jacques Kallis also named as a Head Coach of the Cape Town Knight Riders.

Paddy Upton will return to coach Thunder for BBL07, with the first game of their campaign set for 19 December against the Sydney Sixers at Spotless Stadium.

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