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The 12 months ahead for Andrew McDonald as head coach will be very challenging. During this, Australia has to tour Sri Lanka and India and play Tests.
Andrew McDonald Australia men’s cricket team (Australia Men’s Cricket Team Head Coach) has become the head coach in all formats. Cricket Australia has given this information. Andrew McDonald (Andrew McDonald) was serving as the interim coach of the team since February 2022. He was in this position by Justin Langer (Justin Langer) were appointed after his resignation. Now he has been appointed as full time coach. As coach of Andrew McDonald Australia visited Pakistan. This tour of the team was very successful. He won the Test and T20 series, while giving a tough competition in the ODI series, lost 2-1. Now Andrew McDonald has been offered a four-year contract by Cricket Australia.
Cricket Australia chief Nick Hawkley said, Andrew has shown that he is a great head coach. The vision he shared for the team during the hiring process is brilliant and encouraging. Because of this, he was a clear choice for us. We are proud of the way the team played under the leadership of Andrew, Pat Cummins and Aaron Finch on the Pakistan tour and showed respect to it. Very happy that Andrew is taking this responsibility permanently.
McDonald’s has a lot of coaching experience
40-year-old Andrew McDonald has been Australia’s assistant coach. He took this responsibility when Justin Langer was the head coach. He has a lot of coaching experience. He has coached Victoria in domestic cricket and Melbourne Renegades in the Big Bash League. In 2018-19, he won the Sheffield Shield, Marsh Cup and Big Bash League titles as a coach. He has also been the coach of Rajasthan Royals in IPL. Here he held the responsibility for one season.
What did McDonald say after becoming head coach
After becoming the head coach, Andrew McDonald said that he is very honored to have this opportunity. “My plan is to move forward, develop new players and work on the experience of the team,” he said. For this, all formats of the game have to work together as a group. There are a lot of challenges in the short term which I think will excite the leadership group, players and staff. I am thankful to my family for the cooperation.
Australia’s 12-month difficult journey
Andrew McDonald’s next 12 months as coach will be very challenging. During this, Australia has to tour Sri Lanka and India and play Tests. Also, in the T20 World Cup to be held at home, if he descends as the defending champion, then there will be a challenge to save the title.