Matthew Mott was appointed as the new white-ball head coach for England men, Mott has been named as the new head coach of England’s men’s white-ball squads, who took charge during the recent T20I series in the Caribbean.
Joins the set-up after a tenure of seven years
Mott, 48, joined the set-up after a seven-year stint as Australia Women’s head coach, who recently cemented their position as one of the most influential sports teams in the world by claiming the ODI World Cup in New Zealand.
England is expected to play the role in time for a three-match ODI series in the Netherlands next month, having signed a four-year deal – the same time frame as red-ball coach Brendon McCullum.
Who today unveiled his squad for the first Test against New Zealand starting at Lord’s from June 2.
Mott’s experience of maintaining standards in a winning team will be valued by England’s white-ball team which, despite recently losing its No. 1 ICC rankings in both formats, remains one of the best in the world.
In 2023, they are going to play their 50 overs in India
England’s next major tournament this winter is the T20 World Cup in Australia, which ends in the 2021 semi-finals in the United Arab Emirates, while they are due to defend their 50-over crown in India in 2023.
“I am delighting to accept the opportunity to play this white-ball role with England,” said Mott.
“While I am Australian, I have close ties, and I have many close friends in the UK, having spent a lot of time in Scotland, Wales, and England as both a player and coach.
“When this role became available, I was attracting by the opportunity to work with such an established and successful team under the able leadership of Eoin Morgan and now Rob Key, whom I have always admired as an outstanding cricketing mind.
The Role-Playing Opportunity
“The idea of split roles and the opportunity to work with Brendon McCullum in his red-ball role is an opportunity that I am incredibly excited about and certainly strikes the right balance for my family as we embark on this exciting journey. Let’s start.
“It was always going to take something special to leave the role I’ve loved for the past seven years with the Australian women’s team. However, I really believe that it’s worth playing a role in helping England men’s ODIs and T20Is. The timing is right. The group continues to grow into one of the best teams in the world.
“I am fully aware that this team is doing well and part of my initial plan is to work with the sports group and support staff to see how we can first sustain, then enhance, the last few The success he has started to achieve over the years.”
Commenting on the appointment, Key praised Mott’s “incredible coaching journey”. Adding that he was “excellenting in the interview process and a perfect fit for our white-ball teams”.
Enabled to appoint a head coach
“We are fortunate to have been able to appoint a head coach who has not only been involved in international cricket for the past few years but has also worked in franchise cricket across the world,” he added.
“More importantly, what they have done with the Australian women’s team, they will be asking to achieve for our men’s white-ball teams.
“I am confident that in Eoin Morgan and Matthew Mott. We have a formidable partnership that can push for more trophies in the years to come. And Matthews will be able to oversee any transition the team goes through in the future. Will happen.
“The support of his beautiful family and close friends will be extremely important in the days to come. So I respectfully request some time to process his passing. And immense loss before making any further comments on the role at this stage.”