He does not have any experience in coaching but he is known for his background as a player
Former England fast bowler Darren Gough gets the role of being the team’s bowling coach. He was appointed for England’s tour of New Zealand. The 49-year-old doesn’t have an experience in coaching but he is known for his background as a player and his friendship with teammate, now head coach Chris Silverwood.
Silverwood said that he’s delighted to work with his old friend. ‘I’m delighted to have Darren on board. I have known him a long time and his vast knowledge and experience at international level will drive our bowling unit forward leading into the two-match Test series. He will be excellent around the group and will settle in quickly’.
The new bowling coach was very honoured to work with the national team which he played for during his career. He ensured himself that he will learn and experience a lot during his tenure.
Gough recalled about being approached by Silverwood and Ashley Giles for the job. ‘Giles and Silverwood approached me over the last month or so. Chris wants me by his side. He trusts me. That's important when you start a new job. He wants fresh input. I'm not someone who has been around the coaching scene for years saying the same old things. I'm a fresh voice’.
The England Cricket Team embarked on their tour of New Zealand. The first T20I match will be played tomorrow in Christchurch. New Zealand (-135.14) has the best odds to win against England (+116). Check out the latest cricket odds on Betwala.
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