Former Test opening batsman Chris Rogers will be responsible to develop Australia’s next generation of stars. Chris Rogers has been appointed as Cricket Australia’s new high-performance coach. Rogers appointment announced on Wednesday while saying he will be based in Brisbane at the National Cricket Centre.
Chris Rogers, 40-year-old, has been part of multiple coaching roles and he called time on his 25-Test vocation after the finish of the 2015 Ashes arrangement.
Left-handed opening batsman and a former Australian cricketer, Chris Rogers spent his ten years of the journey for Western Australia before moving for Victoria in 2008 and until the age of 30, Chris did not play for Australia National Cricket Team. Chris featured in Ashes success on home soil in 2013-14. With an average of 42.87, he scored five Test centuries in 25 matches and had a first-class career in Australia and England spanning almost two decades.
CA’s Team Performance Executive General Manager, Pat Howard said, “Cricket Australia excited to have Chris on board and know he will be an outstanding addition to our coaching team.”
Further, Howard added, “The team looking forward to having Chris work with Australia’s next generation and watching him develop as a coach and we are confident he can have a big impact in merging our rising stars into future international cricketers.”
Chris Rogers conveys constancy alongside enthusiasm to the part and consolidates this with a solid judgment. His cricket experience will be priceless to the players he will work with. Rogers will join the team in May.