Daniel Vettori And Victoria’s Andre Borovec Appointed As Assistant Coaches Of Australian Men’S Team
For New Zealand captain and Birmingham Phoenix Head Coach Daniel Vettori has been announced as an Assistant Coach for Australias Mens National Team. Andrew McDonald has that the former New Zealand skipper will bring valuable knowledge and experience to the team set up.
Vettori is to move into the Australian cricket setup full-time alongside Andre Borovec. McDonald announced Daniel Vettori and high-profile Aussie Andre Borovec as his two new lieutenants on Tuesday.
Both are set to begin their roles next month before Australias tour to Sri Lanka, the duo earning promotion from the departing assistant Geoff Vaughan and newly promoted McDonald.
Andre Borovec is set to coach Australia A in Sri Lanka next month ahead of Australias mens cricket teams two-Test series there. Andre Borovec, from Victoria, who has accompanied Australia to selected tours in the past year, has been promoted to assistant coach, and will head Australia A to Sri Lanka next month ahead of the countrys two-Test series there. New Zealand legend Daniel Vettori and Victorian Andre Borovec have been appointed as Australias assistant coaches for the mens national team.
Previously, Andre Borovec has coached Victoria and Melbourne Renegades. Andrew McDonald, Michael (Di Venuto), spin coach Sri Sriram and Clint McCay will all be coaching the Australia cricket team for the T20Is and ODIs in Sri Lanka.
Vettori, who worked with Australia on the limited-overs leg of the visit to Pakistan earlier this year, will continue as manager of Birmingham Phoenix in the Hundred this season after leading them to the final year in an interim capacity so that McDonald was away with Australian duties, Cricket Australia (CA) said in a statement.
Andre Borovek will be joined by Australian women’s team assistant coaches Ben Sawyer and Sunny Kaliyar for the A tour which includes two one-day matches and two four-day games. Their appointments followed Australia Crickets promotion to Head Coach in April following Justin Langer resignation, as well as Jeff Vaughan leaving to coach Tasmania.