New Zealand have included former captain Stephen Fleming in their coaching staff ahead of the World Cup, along with England’s Ian Bell and James Foster.
New Zealand have included former captain Stephen Fleming along with England’s Ian Bell and James Foster in the team’s coaching staff ahead of the World Cup in India. Fleming and former wicketkeeper Foster also have IPL experience. Fleming has been the coach of Chennai Super Kings for over a decade and has led the team to five IPL titles under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni. He will join the Kiwi team through the ODI series against England.
New Zealand head coach Gary Stead told ESPN Cricinfo, “Fleming’s arrival is great for the team and also for the staff.” He said, “He has immense experience of playing in India and since the start of the IPL.” Chennai is with the team. He will get a lot of useful information about playing in India.
Foster, on the other hand, is the current assistant coach of Kolkata Knight Riders. He has coached in T20 leagues across the world. He will join the team through the ODI series against England. Former England batsman Bell will join the New Zealand squad for the T20I series against England later this month. He will be the batting coach in place of Luke Ronchi.
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