Allan Donald is a former South African cricketer who played as a fast bowler. He is considered one of the best fast bowlers in history. The White Lightning was very fast with the ball in hand during his playing days and has been proven as a quality trainer in the role of a bowling coach. Here GTV Live will provide you an insight look at Bangladesh Fast Bowling Coach Allan Donald Biography. Syed Abid Hussain Sami Biography, Age, Analysis (BD Cricketer cum Analyst).
Allan Donald Biography
|Full Name||Allan Anthony Donald|
|Date of Birth||20 October 1966|
|Place of Birth||Bloemfontein, Orange Free State Province, South Africa|
|Profession||Cricketer, Cricket Coach|
Who is the coach of Bangladesh cricket team fast bowling?
Allan Donald is the fast-bowling coach of the Bangladesh cricket team at the moment. The former Protea pace joined the Tigers side in March 2022. He has his contract until November 2023.
Allan Donald Bangladesh Coach
Well, until the end of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, Allan Donald is the bowling coach of the Bangladesh team. He has been the best-ever Bowling Coach the country has got so far. Because the country never had a better set of pacers than the current lineup at any time in history. The pace bowling unit has often been the Achilles Heel for BD Tigers but Donald has completely changed things. However, his contract ends in November 2023 and BCB might not extend it further. Fans definitely want Donald to stay but as always BCB may once again make a huge mistake by letting him go.
Bangladesh Bowling Coach 2023
It’s not sure who will replace Donald for this role but we can certainly tell, Donald did a great job being in charge. He has brought out the best of the likes of Taskin Ahmed, Shoriful Islam, Hasan Mahmud, Ebadot Hossain, and Tanzim Hasan Sakib while giving an almost-lost Mustafiz another proper nursing. Tanzim Hasan Sakib Biography, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Height, Stats, Family.
How old is Alan Donald?
Mr. Donald was born on 20th October 1966. His birthplace is Bloemfontein, Orange Free State Province, South Africa. He completed his 57 in October 2023. At the moment, Allan is 57 years old.
Allan Donald Height in Feet
Donald is a big, tall man with a body height of 6 feet and 4 inches. In meters, he is 1.93m tall. No doubt, he has a perfect tallness for being a fearsome pacer.
Allan Donald Bowling Speed
You can assume Donaldo was very fast as a bowling gun right from his nickname. He is often called the White Lightning. Donald’s body color is the reason for the word White while his lightning-fast deliveries helped him gain the Lightning word in his nickname. Batters used to fear him very much during his days.
What was the fastest ball of Allan Donald?
Donald’s fastest-ever ball in career was recorded with a pace of 152.9 kph. In mph, it was a bit above 95 miles per hour. He delivered this ball against England on July 26th, 1998. It was the 4th test match of the series between South Africa vs England at Trent Bridge, Nottingham.
According to news reports, A West Australian newspaper cited the Historical speeds for Allan Donald as 155.4 kph in May 2000. However, the source couldn’t attach any further information.
Allan Donald Career
The former Protea pacer made his international debut on 10th November 1991 in an ODI against India. A few months later in the next year, he made his Test debut on 18th April 1992 against West Indies. He had his test career of 10 years which was finished with the game against Australia in February 2002. Meanwhile, his ODI career lasted for 12 years as the speed gun featured in his last-ever ODI on the 27th of February 2003 against Canada in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2003.
He featured in domestic cricket for the most part of his career for Orange Free State or Free State. Donald played the county cricket as well for Warwickshire & Worcestershire.
|National Team||South Africa|
|Domestic Team||Orange Free State/Free State, Impalas|
|County Team (Domestic)||Warwickshire, Worcestershire|
|Test Debut||18th April 1992 v West Indies|
|ODI Debut||10th November 1991 v India|
|Last Test||24th February 2002 v Australia|
|Last ODI||27th February 2003 v Canada|
Allan Donald Stats
Take a look at Donald’s Bowling Stats.
|Number of Matches||72 Matches||164 Matches|
|Balls Delivered||15519 Balls Bowled||8564 Balls|
|Runs Conceded||7344 Runs Conceded||5926 Runs Conceded|
|Wickets||330 Wickets||272 Wickets|
|Average||22.25 Runs per Wicket Taken||21.78 Runs per Wicket Taken|
|Economy||2.83 Runs per Over||4.15 Runs per Over|
|Strike Rate||47.0 Balls per Wicket Taken||31.4 Balls per Wicket Taken|
|5W||20 Times||2 Times|
|10W||03 Times||0 Times|
See Allan Donald Batting & Fielding Stats.
|Number of Matches||72 Matches||164 Matches|
|Innings Batted||94 Innings||40 Innings|
|Runs Scored||652 Runs||95 Runs|
|100s||0 Hundreds||0 Hundreds|
|50s||0 Fifties||0 Fifties|
|6s||66 Fours||2 Fours|
|4s||0 Sixes||0 Sixes|
|Catches||18 Catches||28 Catches|
Allan Donald Jersey Number
Donald used to wear Jersey Number 10 during his playing days for South Africa. Meanwhile, he wore South Africa’s 238th cap in the test matches. His ODI cap number was 2.
Allan Donald Twitter
Protea Great and Bangladesh Cricket Team Bowling Coach Allan Donald doesn’t have an official Twitter account.
Allan Donald Salary Bangladesh
The exact sum of Allan Donald’s salary is not known. But it’s possibly around a million in Bangladeshi currency. Hathurusinghe’s salary as Bangladesh head coach is 36 Lac BD Taka,
What happened to Allan Donald?
Allan Donald serves as the Bowling Coach of the Bangladesh Cricket Team from 2022 to November 2023. However, his extended contract after the 2022 T20 World Cup, ends in November 2023. As BCB has no intention to extend his contract anymore, the Protea pace sensation will leave the Bangladesh camp after the ODI World Cup.
Which cricketer is known as White Lightning?
South African retired pace bowler Allan Anthony Donald is known as White Lightning. He used to deliver very fast deliveries and hence he has such a name. Donald took more than 600 international wickets during his 12-year career in the international arena. After reading this Allan Donald Biography, have a look at BD Umpire Sharfuddoula Ibne Shahid Saikat Biography, Age, Height, and Stats.