Dean Brownlie named New Zealand Women's batting coach

image-lb335b32Dean Brownlie has played 14 Tests for New Zealand [Source: Twitter]

In a significant development, Dean Brownlie has been appointed the batting coach of the New Zealand Women's team. 

In his reaction, Brownlie expressed his satisfaction at getting a chance to share his knowledge and experience with the Women's cricketers. He also addressed the White Ferns' batting unit as a world-class one and backed himself to add value to the team. 

Here's what Brownlie stated

"I've been fortunate to experience cricket all around the world in different conditions, and I want to be able to share my knowledge of the game to help take this batting group to the next level,

"This batting group has a mix of world-class players and exciting young players coming through as well, so there's a unique playing dynamic that I hope to add value to."

Brownlie represented New Zealand in 35 international matches, scoring 1078 runs across formats. After retiring from all forms of cricket, the former opener served New Zealand men's team as the interim batting coach in the Netherlands series on home soil. 

Furthermore, he served as network coach at Northern Districts and also joined the Black Caps coaching staff for the T20 World Cup in Australia.

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