October 4, 2022
T20 World Cup – Mike Hussey, David Secker appointed to England’s World Cup coaching staff


Michael Hussey and David Secker have been added to England’s men’s coaching set-up for next month’s T20 World Cup in Australia.

Hussey, a former Australia international who currently serves as batting coach for the Chennai Super Kings, and fellow Australian Soaker, who was England’s Test bowling coach from 2010 to 2015, were replaced by England’s white-ball head coach Matthew. Mott has listed the home for addition. Gave information about the team’s preparations ahead of the tournament starting 16 October in Australia.

Former Victoria pacer Saker, who was a key factor in England’s victorious Ashes tour of 2010-11, will join the team in Pakistan ahead of the seven-match T20I series starting in Karachi next week. Meanwhile, Hussey will join the squad when he arrives in Australia in October, when England are scheduled to play three T20Is against the host nation before the start of the World Cup against Afghanistan on 22 October.

The pair will enhance the existing coaching structure, which Mott is currently working on with two assistants at Carl Hopkinson and Richard Dawson. The Pakistan leg of the tour – England’s first in the country since 2005 – will be captained by Jos Buttler, although Moeen Ali is expected to lead the team for the opening fixtures in Karachi, while Buttler is recovering from a calf injury. .

England are also close to appointing a new national selector, following the decision to end Ed Smith’s formal role by April 2021. According to WireNick Knight and Steven Finn are among the top contenders for the position, with Steve Harmison also believed to have shown interest in applying.

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