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Satterthwaite joins WBBL as Adelaide Strikers assistant coach

Former New Zealand captain Amy Satterthwaite has joined the Adelaide Strikers help workers as their new assistant coach for the upcoming Girls’s Huge Bash League season.

This shall be Satterthwaite’s first gig as coach of knowledgeable cricket group, however a 15-year profession on the top-flight could have ready her effectively for it. She has additionally served as a mentor to the Canterbury group again house.

Satterthwaite retired from worldwide cricket in Could earlier this yr. She is New Zealand’s most capped ladies’s ODI participant with 145 matches and has made 6,423 runs and picked up 76 wickets for her nation.

Satterthwaite has been a daily on the WBBL as effectively. She scored virtually 1,500 runs and claimed 44 wickets, together with a memorable hat-trick for Hobart Hurricanes within the second yr of the competitors. The allrounder was additionally voted Participant of the Match in 2017-18.

“The WBBL is such a high quality competitors, and one which I’ve been lucky to play in through the years,” Satterthwaite stated in a press launch that the Strikers put out on Friday. “I completely liked my time on subject enjoying with and in opposition to a few of the finest on the earth, and I do know the usual of the native expertise is extraordinarily excessive.

“I’ve all the time had a terrific respect for the Adelaide Strikers; they’ve all the time been a aggressive franchise and the squad seems to be sturdy once more this season after a superb efficiency final yr.

“Hopefully I can convey a contemporary perspective to the teaching group and lean on my expertise to assist the group go that subsequent step this summer time.”

The eighth season of the WBBL will start on October 13 with the Strikers kicking off their marketing campaign two days later in opposition to Sydney Sixers in Mackay.

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