Rajasthan Royals announced the appointment of Steffan Jones as the franchise’s high performance fast bowling coach. The 48-year-old former pacer from Wales, had previously served as the team’s fast bowling coach in 2019.Jones will be working with the team during their pre-season camp to be held from March 7 to 10 at the Royals’ High Performance Centre in Nagpur, post which he will remain with the squad, helping the bowlers prepare for the upcoming season.
Jones said, “I am delighted to be returning to the Rajasthan Royals and grateful to the management for giving me the opportunity to work with the team again. With a plethora of talented bowlers in our ranks, I’m looking forward to working with them round the year and preparing them to peak and excel when the season comes,’’
“Steffan has been closely associated with the franchise over the past few years so he understands the culture perfectly, and brings with him a very able coaching style, which has been appreciated by both players and management in the past,” Royals’ Director of Cricket Kumar sangakkara said.
“We are delighted to welcome him back to the franchise in his new role, wherein he will be working with our bowlers and providing support to them throughout the year, and we’re confident his expertise can guide us to newer heights.”