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Andre Adams appointed as New Zealand Bowling Coach

After Shane Jurgensen stepped down from the Bowling coach position, Andre Adams was appointed interim bowling coach.

Andre Adams appointed as New Zealand Bowling Coach

The New Zealand Cricket Board has appointed former all-rounder Andre Adams as the Men’s national team bowling coach for their five-match T20I series on Pakistan’s New Zealand tour.

New Zealand will be playing a five-match T20I series against Pakistan starting this week. The 48-year-old will be part of head coach Gary Stead’s group which also has former New Zealand wicketkeeper batter Luke Ronchi in the mix as batting coach.

Luke Ronchi will serve as the batting coach on his first day will be on Wednesday in Auckland. Adams played one Test, 42 ODIs, and four T20Is for New Zealand in his career.

He also played for the English country with Nottinghamshire, Hampshire, and Essex, before retiring on the year 2015.

Adams then took over the bowling coach role with the Australia domestic side New South Wales and was credited with bringing Mitchell Starc out of a form slump in 2019.

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He also worked with the BBL franchise Sydney Sixers in the BBL and with the Auckland side where he helped to shape Lockie Ferguson’s career.

Adams was the fast bowling coach of the New Zealand women’s team on their limited-overs tour of South Africa in September and October last year.

Meanwhile, Chris Donaldson, the New Zealand coach, and Simon Insley, the team performance manager will both take a break during the T20I series against Pakistan.

Their roles will be filled by Matt Long. Cricket Wellington’s head of Athlete development and Dave Meiring, Central Districts’ high-performance manager respectively.

The first T20I match will be played in Auckland while the teams will then travel to Hamilton and Dunedin for the second and third games and will be playing their final two T20Is in Christchurch.

New Zealand will be playing the first T20I match against Pakistan on January 12 at Eden Park.

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