Mark Ramprakash was working as batting consultant for England now joins in full capacity as batting coach
Mark Ramprakash was working as batting consultant for England now joins in full capacity as batting coach © Getty Images

 

Nov 5,2014

Former England batsman Mark Ramprakash is set to join the English set up in the role of batting coach

Ramprakash who’s had prior experience with England’s various performance squads such as the Lions and briefly as batting consultant with the senior team has jumped the ladder by virtue of being appointed England’s batting coach,as was posted on the official England and Wales cricket board(ECB) website. The first assignment that awaits him is England’s tour of Srilanka later this month

Ramprakash hopes to bring the knowledge and experience he’d attained with the England performance squads to the fore and is excited by the challenges ahead,he was quoted saying,” I am hugely excited to have been appointed England batting coach and am looking forward to building on the relationships I have established during the summer,

I will draw on my 25 years of experience as a cricketer but also am open to learning all the time. I feel we have a very exciting group of players and am relishing the opportunity to continue working with them”