England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has confirmed the appointment of Mark Alleyne and Neil Killeen to Matthew Mott’s coaching staff ahead of their ODI series against The Netherlands.
Alleyne will be the batting coach. He is an ECB Test scout and has also been the Assistant Director of Sport at Marlborough College. Alongside him will be Killeen, who will be the fast bowling coach.
“Alleyne, an ECB Test scout and Assistant Director of Sport at Marlborough College, will be Batting Coach. Killeen, Assistant Lead & Bowling Coach at Durham CCC, will be Pace Bowling Coach,” the statement from ECB read.
The other two spots in Mott’s coaching staff have been filled up by Richard Dawson and Carl Hopkinson. Meanwhile, the squad will depart for the series on June 14.
“Both Alleyne and Killeen have worked with the senior England Men’s team before, Killeen with the ODI squad that played Ireland at the Ageas Bowl in 2020 and Alleyne with the IT20 squad during the recent tour of the West Indies.”
“The pair will work alongside Richard Dawson and Carl Hopkinson, who make up the rest of Mott’s coaching staff. The travelling party leave for the Netherlands on Tuesday, June 14, with the first ODI taking place on Friday, June 17,” the statement also added.
England squad for Netherlands ODI series:
Eoin Morgan (Middlesex), Moeen Ali (Worcestershire), Jos Buttler (Lancashire), Brydon Carse (Durham), Sam Curran (Surrey), Liam Livingstone (Lancashire), Dawid Malan (Yorkshire), David Payne (Gloucestershire), Adil Rashid (Yorkshire), Jason Roy (Surrey), Phil Salt (Lancashire), Reece Topley (Surrey), David Willey (Yorkshire), Luke Wood (Lancashire).