Dean Brownlie named New Zealand Women’s team’s Batting Coach


Just In: New Zealand Cricket Board has appointed Dean Brownlie as New Batting Coach for New Zealand Women’s cricket team, while Craig Howard joins as Spin-Bowling Instructor. Notably, both coaches will start out serving in the upcoming White-Series match against Bangladesh at home.

Dean Brownlie is a well-reputed Batsman who played for the National New Zealand Cricket team till the end of 2019-20. Shortly after declaring his retirement, Brownlie joined Northern Districts Cricket as Network Coach and now preparing to unite with New Zealand Women’s team.

It is pertinent to mention that Brownlie also served as BlackCaps Batting Coach last summer when the Netherlands visited them, while he remained on New Zealand Coach Staff’s part during the recent stint of ICC Men’s World Cup.

During his professional career, Brownlie has played a lot of quality cricket from Canterbury and Northern Districts sides, while he also appeared in New Zealand’s National Squad and played 14 Tests, 16 ODIs, and Five T20Is.

In a statement following his appointment as the Women’s Team Batting Coach, Brownlie stated, “This Batting Group contains world-class players, as well as some young-emerging players, so there’s a unique playing dynamic that I hope to add value to; I’ve been fortunate to experience cricket globally in different conditions, and I’d like to share my knowledge to help this batting group to the next level.”