Ben Sawyer has been named coach of New Zealand ladies’s cricket crew© AFP
Australian Ben Sawyer was Monday appointed head coach of the New Zealand ladies’s cricket crew, with the Commonwealth Video games subsequent month his fast precedence. The 42-year-old assumes the position after serving for 3 years because the Australian ladies’s bowling coach.
His departure additional depletes the world’s high crew after Australian head coach Matthew Mott lately left to take cost of England’s males in white-ball cricket.
Shelley Nitschke is at present appearing interim coach of Australia, who’re the ODI and Twenty20 world champions.
“I see a variety of potential on this White Ferns group and I really feel actually optimistic about serving to to untap that potential to allow them to take their cricket to the following degree,” stated Sawyer, who additionally coaches Birmingham Phoenix in The Hundred.
New Zealand captainstated Sawyer represented a reset for the crew after the retirement of former coach Bob Carter.
“He is been a key determine within the ongoing success of the Australian ladies’s crew and we hope we are able to faucet into that financial institution of expertise and develop collectively as a crew,” she stated.
“The upcoming Commonwealth Video games marketing campaign in Birmingham and the (subsequent) tour to West Indies shall be actually useful in that regard — there’s nothing like away excursions for bringing a bunch collectively and sharing a standard goal.”
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