Afghanistan title Andy Flower as guide for T20 World Cup

Andy Flower averaged 51.54 in 63 Checks as a batsman for Zimbabwe

Former England head coach Andy Flower has been named as a guide for Afghanistan for the T20 World Cup.

Flower captained Zimbabwe as a participant and led England between 2009 and 2014, successful the T20 World Cup in 2010.

“We’re delighted Andy has joined. His expertise can be useful to the crew,” stated Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) chairman Azizullah Fazl.

The event, which runs for a month from 17 October, will happen within the United Arab Emirates and Oman.

Flower, 53, left the England and Wales Cricket Board in October 2019 after 12 years in numerous teaching capacities.

England gained three Ashes collection in addition to the T20 World Cup throughout his tenure as head coach, and reached primary within the Check rankings in 2011.

He additionally spent two years as assistant to Peter Moores, and 5 as coach of the England Lions.

Flower, who performed 63 Checks and 213 ODIs for Zimbabwe between 1992 and 2003, has held T20 franchise teaching positions together with within the Indian Premier League,

He’ll help Afghanistan head coach Lance Klusener and the nation’s bowling coach Shaun Tait.

Afghanistan are in a gaggle with Pakistan, India and New Zealand plus two of the 4 groups to emerge from the pre-tournament qualifying occasion.

The participation of Afghanistan within the T20 World Cup had been referred to as into query after considerations the Taliban would ban their ladies’s facet.

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