Gibson has previously held coaching positions with several other national teams. He has been head coach of West Indies and was bowling coach of England during two seperate spells, while most recently he was head coach of South Africa during the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup. He will now replace Charl Langeveldt in the role with Bangladesh, who recently left the position to fill the same role for his native South Africa.

Gibson had a successful domestic playing career in England and South Africa as well as for his native Barbados before becoming a coach
Gibson had a successful domestic playing career in England and South Africa as well as for his native Barbados before becoming a coach

The 50-year-old also has recent experience in the country, having been head coach of the Cumilla Warriors during the recently concluded Bangladesh Premier League.

"He brings in tremendous experience and has coached or played all over the world," said the BCB CEO Nizam Uddin Chowdhury in a press release. "He has also had the opportunity to observe Bangladesh cricket from close. I am sure he will be a very valuable addition to the Bangladesh Team’s coaching group."

Women's World Cup Qualifier Groups

 SUPER SIX

Teams

Matches

Won

Lost

Tied

N/R

Points

NRR

For

Against

India(Q)

5

5

0

0

0

10

+1.981

942/206.0

648/250.0

South Africa(Q)

5

4

1

0

0

8

+0.953

742/182.3

688/221.0

Sri Lanka(Q)

5

3

2

6

+0.146

852/218.4

777/207.1

Pakistan(Q)

5

2

3

0

4

-0.150

972/250.0

889/220.1

Bangladesh

5

1

4

0

2

-1.127

628/210.1

740/179.5

Ireland

5

0

5

0

0

0

-2.013

593/221.0

987/210.1

 

 

 Group A

Teams

Matches

Won

Lost

Tied

N/R

Points

NRR

For

Against

India

4

4

0

0

0

8

3.245

629

385

Sri Lanka

4

3

1

0

0

6

0.733

660

623

Ireland

4

2

2

4

-0.530

673

779

Zimbabwe

4

1

3

0

2

-1.565

518

606

Thailand

4

4

0

-2.623

504

591

 

Group B

Teams

Matches

Won

Lost

Tied

N/R

Points

NRR

For

Against

South Africa

4

4

0

0

0

8

+2.168

579

513

Pakistan

4

3

1

0

0

6

+1.725

729

549

Bangladesh

4

2

2

0

0

4

+0.074

618

565

Scotland

4

1

3

0

0

2

-0.956

542

542

PNG

4

0

4

0

0

0

-2.407

375

737