England Cricket Team Director Andy Flower Renews Contract After Victories
Flower took the post on a permanent basis in 2009, and England has risen to third from sixth in the International Cricket Council Test rankings. It’s also gone up one place to fifth in the one-day game.
In 2009, England defeated Australia 2-1 to regain the Ashes and in 2010-11 won an Ashes series in Australia for the first time since 1987 with a 3-1 victory. Last year England won the World Twenty20 title.
Flower’s contract is on continuous basis, rather than having a fixed term. The England and Wales Cricket Board announced its renewal in an e-mailed release.
Former Zimbabwe captain Flower, 43, was quoted as saying he remained “fully committed to developing the side and ensuring we are in a position to realize our objective of becoming the No. 1 side in the world.”
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