When the cricket world is busy in the World Cup a major change happened in the men’s team in The Hundred League. This is a prestigious tournament of cricket. This competition produces a lot of rare cricket talent. A major change happened in this edition of the tournament for the Northern Superchargers.
The New Change:
The Northern Superchargers are one of the strong teams in the men’s Big Bash league. English star Andrew Flintoff has been appointed as the head coach of the team. That is great news for the team. This is Flintoff’s first appearance as a head coach after the retirement. He replaces former English wicketkeeper James Foster and becomes the head coach of the team.
Andrew Flintoff has been an asset to England cricket in his playing days. After retiring from international cricket in 2009, the English star continued his career in media. In 2021, he also associated with The Hundred tournament as a consultant. He has a glorious career. He made his debut for England in 1999. He has played 79 test and 141 ODI matches and 7 T20 matches. He also captained the England side in 2006-2007.
Andrew Flintoff is all excited for his new role. He said, “ I am excited to have been appointed Head Coach of the Northern Superchargers men’s team. Big thanks to Kirtsy and Marcus for trusting me with the team. My time with the England Men’s team has been a reminder of just how special cricket is to me, and I’m relishing the opportunity to be back amongst it, helping to guide the Superchargers team to success on the field while making memories of it and helping to take cricket to more people.”
Northern Superchargers chairman Kirsty Bashforth also opened up about that. He said, “ We are thrilled to welcome Andrew to the Northern Superchargers family. He is an inspirational figure who has huge respect across the game of cricket and he is someone we know will excite our players, coaches, and our fans. Andrew will help us to create a unique culture and we are extremely excited about working with him to inspire our squad further with positive, entertaining, and consistently winning cricket.”