Former New Zealand all-rounder Andre Adams has been named bowling coach of New Zealand women’s cricket team ahead of their upcoming one-day series against Pakistan in UAE. New Zealand Cricket Board did make the formal announcement that Adams has been appointed for the job.
Andre Adams clearly looked excited and happy with his role and stated that the position will benefit in terms of becoming a good coach at the international level. He said that working with women’s team is a big moment in his career and also a challenging one given his no formal experience as coach.Andre said that he did work with a lot of players from Auckland and really had a great experience in process. The players did give their inputs as to how to improve and make learning easier.
Former New Zealand all-rounder will work with New Zealand women’s side Head Coach Haidee Tiffen and Matt Bell, who is designated batting coach for the side. He said it will be a great challenge to bring his experience to the table and put it to better use as far seeking progress of the national side. Adams is widely known for playing aggressive brand of cricket and giving his all on the cricketing field with bat and ball.
The New Zealand women’s cricket team also known as “The White Ferns” has plenty of good players in their ranks such as Suzie Bates, Amy Satherwaite and Sophie Devine. The conditions will be difficult as the side will be playing in United Arab Emirates.
Andre Adams played 42 one-day internationals and 4 T20s for New Zealand. Head Coach for New Zealand women’s team Haidee Tiffen was delighted by the appointed of the Adams as bowling coach and stated that all-rounder will bring a lot of experience to the current setup. New Zealand is all set to play three ODIs and four T20s against Pakistan in UAE. The series will start from 31st October and is a part of ICC Women’s Championship.