Stephen Fleming and Salliann Briggs Are appointed as head coaches of Their teams at The Hundred.
Former New Zealand captain Fleming is the most successful coach in the Indian Premier League’s history, winning three titles with the Chennai Super Kings. In which he skippered Nottinghamshire to the 2005 County Championship 15, he contributes to Trent Bridge.
Briggs can be coach of the Hobart Hurricanes at the Women’s Large Bash League in Australia and directed Loughborough Lightning for the first time in 2018 into Kia Super League Finals Day.
“I’m excited about returning to Nottingham,” Fleming said. “It was a distinctive portion of my livelihood and it allowed me to drop back in love with this sport. My memories with Nottingham and Trent Bridge are exceptional.”
Fleming is considered as one of the most tactically astute minds in world cricket and said the knowledge of his assistant coaches, who will be announced shortly, will play a central part of his preparation for its inaugural season along with also the Men’s Player Draft on Sunday, October 20.
Grimsby-born Briggs was trainer of Loughborough Lightning from 2016 to 2018, attaining Finals Day two events and topping the Kia Super League Table at 2018.
“It’s a terrific opportunity and I’m really looking forward to getting started and building the team,” she said.
“When The Hundred was first announced I had been struck by how it was different from the IPL and the large Bash and I believed it was a fantastic idea to make something distinct from those championships, as opposed to attempt to compete with them.
“Since then you examine the coaches who are becoming involved and it looks as though the top players would like to be involved too – and it just feels like we’re set to be involved with a great tournament.”