England have selected one of Australia’s most successful cricket coaches to take charge of their white ball men’s team.
Matthew Mott will jump into the ship and return to his homeland to take charge of England’s ODI and T20 international team.
New Zealand cricket great Brendon McCullum was appointed just days after being named England’s new Test men’s coach.
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A new look The England and Wales Cricket Board has decided to split the role of men’s coaches into two, following the resignation of Chris Silverwood as the all-rounder’s men’s coach.
Silverwood was one of the many casualties from their sword blows, thanks to a disastrous tour down Down Under where they lost the Ashes 4-0 to the Aussies.
Mott, though, only knows success as a coach.
Over the past decade, she has been the driving force behind the transformation of the Australian women’s team into a sports force.
Under him, Australia has won two Twenty20 World Cup titles, three Ashes series, two ICC Women’s Championships and an ODI World Cup.
“Matthew has been instrumental in the success of our incredible women’s team, instilling a team-first mentality and creating an environment that allows players to emerge among the world’s top cricketers,” said Cricket Australia CEO Nick Hawkley.
“Under Matthew’s leadership, the team has claimed every big trophy in the offer and, importantly, inspired kids across the country to pick up bats and balls.
“She should be proud of the legacy she has helped build with our women’s team.”
Australia will now start looking for a new female coach.
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