England nationwide coach Jon Lewis appointed head coach of WPL group UP Warriorz

The Lucknow-based Women’s Premier League (WPL) group, owned by Capri Global Holdings, will probably be referred to as UP Warriorz, and Jon Lewis, Anju Jain, Lisa Sthalekar and Ashley Noffke are all a part of the assist workers in numerous capacities.

Lewis, the present head coach of the England nationwide group, would be the head coach of Warriorz, with former India captain and Bangladesh coach Anju Jain because the assistant coach. Noffke, the previous Australia males’s allrounder who has established himself as a ladies’s cricket coach through the years, has been made the bowling coach, and Sthalekar, a terrific of Australian cricket and a distinguished analyst, is the group’s mentor.

In a press release, Lewis stated he anticipated the time with Warriorz “to be a fascinating insight into the depth of cricket in India and a high-octane ride for the next couple of months”.

“The WPL is a huge step forward for women’s cricket globally and I am excited to be an integral part of this journey,” he stated. “Having Anju Jain, Ashley Noffke and Lisa Sthalekar who bring in a diverse set of experiences to the dugout can only make the task a whole lot easier.”

Lewis, previous to turning into a distinguished coach, performed top-flight cricket in England for near twenty years, and was a constant wicket-taker for Gloucestershire, in the primary, and Surrey and Sussex, the place he ended his profession in 2014. He additionally turned out in a Test, 13 ODIs and two T20Is.

The WPL will probably be performed throughout two venues in Mumbai from March 4 to 26, and the participant public sale to type the 5 squads will probably be held on February 13. The Lucknow-based squad was purchased by Capri for INR 757 crore (US$ 92.85 million approx.) on the public sale on January 25.

Source web site: www.espncricinfo.com

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