ECB hands former England coach Andy Flower new elite coaching role


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The Independent Online

Andy Flower, England’s former coach, has been made technical director of elite coaching by the England and Wales Cricket Board.

Flower left his post as team director following this winter’s tour of Australia, where England lost the Ashes series 5-0 and proceeded to lose seven of the eight limited-overs contests which followed. But it was indicated that the 45-year-old Zimbabwean would still be a part of England’s plans.

He will now work with potential international players and create a leadership programme for young players.