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Former England captain Nasser Hussain says the appointment of Matthew Mott as England men’s white ball coach was a great choice as he is an exceptional coach.

Former England captain Nasser Hussain says the appointment of Matthew Mott as England men’s white ball coach was a great choice as he is an exceptional coach.

England’s new white ball manager Mathew Mott sees ‘similarities’ to his former role as manager of the Australian women’s team, as he has previously spoken with captain Eoin Morgan and says the two are “aligned” with how the team should play.

In her seven years in charge of the Australia women’s team from 2015, Mott enjoyed a period of incredible success culminating in a dominating win over England in the multi-format Ashes series at the start of the season. year and a win at the 50+ World Cup. last month.

Adding to those accomplishments, Mott’s side have won two T20 World Cups, won in four successive Ashes campaigns and recorded a record 26-game winning streak in the ODIs that stretches from 2018 to 2021.

England cricket team chief executive Rob Key explains decision to appoint Mott as new white ball head coach

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England cricket team chief executive Rob Key explains decision to appoint Mott as new white ball head coach

England cricket team chief executive Rob Key explains decision to appoint Mott as new white ball head coach

Mott takes over an England side who are the current 50-year-old world champions and one who are ranked second in the ODI and T20 world rankings, captained brilliantly by Morgan.

Mott sees parallels in the two jobs, recounting Cricket.com.au“A lot of the questions in the interviews were about ‘how do you see the team moving forward?’ And I see a lot of similarities [with his previous job] – take over a fairly good team which is well placed, with a good leader in the person of Eoin Morgan. »

Mott will start work next month, in time for England’s three-game ODI series against the Netherlands in Amsterdam – a series he has already started planning for with his skipper.

World Cup-winning England captain Eoin Morgan has spoken to his new head coach of the white ball team

World Cup-winning England captain Eoin Morgan has spoken to his new head coach of the white ball team

“Eoin and I talked about how to create some opportunities, some of the messages that I believe in and seeing where that alignment is,” Mott said,

“We seem very aligned with our general philosophy and how we think the team should play, but it would be nice to just have the opportunity in the player group to talk about it a bit more, to respond to all questions and just develop that connection.

“The team is working quite well, it’s just a matter of how we get those extra wins, because that lasting success is what England craves.

“They’re pretty comfortable having a good squad and good depth, but trying to make it to every tournament is what they want to do. I hope the experiences I’ve had with what we’ve done [with Australia] might be able to add another layer to that. »

Australia celebrate winning the Women's World Cup earlier this year by lifting the trophy after beating England in the final

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Australia celebrate winning the Women’s World Cup earlier this year by lifting the trophy after beating England in the final

Australia celebrate winning the Women’s World Cup earlier this year by lifting the trophy after beating England in the final

The next big thing for this English white ball team is October’s Twenty20 World Cup in Australia, as Morgan’s men look to unite the 50 and 20+ titles.

Again drawing on her experience, Mott said: “I don’t think internally with the women’s team we’ve ever really talked about having to win World Cups, as such.

“It was more like staying present, staying in the moment, and if you keep doing that, day in and day out, the end result falls on you. »

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