England have appointed Australia women’s boss Matthew Mott as their new men’s white-ball coach.
The 48-year-old has overseen his native Australia’s dominance of the women’s game as holders of the Ashes and both the T20 and 50-over World Cups.
Mott has also had a spell in county cricket in charge of Glamorgan and with Australian side New South Wales.
He will work alongside new Test coach Brendon McCullum as England split their leadership roles across the formats.
“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,” said Mott.
“However, I genuinely believe that the time is right to play a role in helping the England men’s ODI and T20 group continue to evolve as one of the best teams in the world.”
His first series will be a three-match one-day international tour of the Netherlands starting on 17 June, before Twenty20s and ODIs against India and South Africa later in the summer.
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