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The Hundred 2022 – Welsh Fire appoint Mark Alleyne as males’s assistant coach


The Hundred 2022 – Welsh Fire appoint Mark Alleyne as males’s assistant coach

Mark Alleyne, the previous England and Gloucestershire allrounder, will be a part of Welsh Fire as an assistant coach forward of their upcoming males’s Hundred season.

Alleyne, who represented England in 10 one-day internationals and captained Gloucestershire to 9 one-day trophies in seven years, joins head coach Gary Kirsten and fellow assistants Matt Maynard and Jason Kerr to type Welsh Fire’s males’s teaching workforce.

Alleyne works as a Test scout for the ECB and is Assistant Director of Sport at Marlborough College. He travelled with the England males’s T20I squad as a assist coach throughout their latest tour of the Caribbean.

“I’m delighted to be joining Welsh Fire and have the opportunity to work with Gary Kirsten and his coaching team,” Alleyne stated.

“It’s exciting to be able to work closely with elite players and hopefully I can use my experience to add extra value to what they do and help create a winning formula for Welsh Fire.

“I beloved watching The Hundred final 12 months and it is thrilling to get entangled in a contest that captured the creativeness of followers and introduced new audiences to cricket.”

Mark Wallace, Welsh fireplace workforce supervisor, stated: “Mark was probably the most forward-thinking and progressive gamers of his era and is a superb addition to the Welsh Fire teaching workers.

“He is full of enthusiasm and knowing Mark he will bring plenty of new ideas to the table that will help take Welsh Fire to the next level.”

Welsh Fire males’s aspect completed final 12 months’s inaugural season in seventh place out of eight groups. They start their 2022 marketing campaign in opposition to defending champions Southern Brave on the Ageas Bowl within the opening match of the brand new season on August 3. They will then host Oval Invincibles on August 7. The girls’s aspect get their season underway on August 13 in a double-header with Birmingham Phoenix at Sophia Gardens.

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