England on Wednesday named the “outstanding” Matthew Mott as head coach of their males’s white-ball workforce following his profitable stint in command of the Australian ladies’s workforce.
Mott, 48, gained Twenty20 world cups in 2018 and 2020 and the 50-over equal earlier this 12 months throughout his seven-year stint with the Australian nationwide facet.
He additionally guided the workforce to a document 26 successive one-day worldwide wins and victory over England within the current multi-format Ashes collection.
Mott, who has beforehand labored within the English county recreation with Glamorgan, takes over an England males’s facet who’re the reigning 50-over world champions and at the moment second within the one-day worldwide and T20 rankings.
England’s new managing director Rob Key mentioned the Australian’s mentality dovetailed with that of World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan.
“What he has been able to do with them (Australia’s women’s team) I don’t think should be underestimated,” mentioned Key, who was appointed as a part of a administration revamp following England’s embarrassing 4-Zero Ashes defeat in Australia.
“He has made the gap greater between (Australia and) the rest of the pack in the women’s game.”
England now have separate head coaches in purple and white-ball cricket for the primary time since 2014, with former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum introduced final week as their Check match chief.
Mott is predicted to start his England reign with three one-day internationals away to the Netherlands subsequent month.
“It was always going to take something special to leave the role that I have loved for the past seven years with the Australian women’s team,” Mott mentioned in an England and Wales Cricket Board assertion.
“Nonetheless, I genuinely consider that the time is correct to play a job in serving to the England males’s ODI and T20 group proceed to evolve as among the finest groups on the earth.
“The concept of the cut up roles and the possibility to work alongside Brendon McCullum in his red-ball function is a chance that I’m extremely obsessed with. “