ICC have decided to launch ‘Net Bowler’ programme at Allan Border field in Brisbane on Thursday just before 100 days are remaining for the start of Cricket World Cup 2015 co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand. The event organisers are set to launch their official ‘net bowler’ programme.
Net bowlers are usually drawn from high level club cricket and play an important role in helping World Cup teams practise their batting prior to and during the tournament.
There are about 1500 numbers of net bowlers are required for this programme conducted by the ICC and all participants are carefully watched by Mathew Hayden, said an ICC release. The former Aussie opener will also share his experiences with the young bowlers.
The 2015 cricket world cup, 14 nations will fight with each other for the one title over 44 days in February and March next year.