Who is the new batting coach of Pakistan team, Adam Holyoke?

Who is the new batting coach of Pakistan team, Adam Holyoke? The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced the team management for the Test series against Australia, according to which Adam Holyoke will be the batting coach.

The board made the announcement when it revealed the squad for the Test match against Australia, which is scheduled to take place from December 2023 to January 2024.

Pakistan have appointed Adam Holyoke as their batting coach for the three-man Test against Australia starting next month.

Team Management of batting coach

In a statement issued by PCB on Tuesday, it is said that during the tour of Australia, Pakistan Cricket Team Manager Naveed Akram Cheema, Director Muhammad Hafeez, Adam Holyoke Batting Coach, Simon Grant Helmut High Performance Coach, Umar Gul Fast Bowling Coach, Saeed Ajmal will be the spin bowling coach, Abdul Majeed will be the fielding coach, Masroor Rana will be the assistant team manager and Shahid Aslam will be the assistant batting coach.

The Pakistan cricket team will play their first Test match against Australia in Perth from December 14 to 18, followed by the Test match in Melbourne from December 26 to 30. Sydney will host the final match of the tour from 3 to 7 January 2024.

Adam Holyoke, the batting coach appointed for the Australian tour, is a former England all-rounder and has also led the English team in ODIs.

Edem Holyoke started his ODI career in August 1996 against Pakistan in Birmingham, The 52-year-old, who has played four Tests and 35 one-day internationals for England, In which the all-rounder scored 606 runs and 32 wickets at an average of 25. is part of a new-look support team.

Adam Holyoke, born in September 1971 in Australia, was a medium fast bowler and right-handed batsman.

The all-rounder, who started his cricket career from Surrey County, was also the captain of his club and under his leadership, his team won several county championships.

In 1997, when Mike Atherton resigned from leading England in the four-nation ODI Cup in Sharjah, Adam Holyoke was handed the captaincy of the team.

Teams from Pakistan, India and West Indies participated in this tournament but the England team under the leadership of Adam Holyoke managed to win this tournament and this was the first trophy that the English team managed to win after almost 10 years.

Adam was active in Holyoke County Cricket as a player till 2007. (File photo: Adam Holyoak/Instagram) Adam Holyoak was also a member of England’s World Cup squad in 1999 but was dropped from the team after his poor performance there.

In 2003, the selectors once again considered Adam Holyoak for the team, but due to complications following the death of his younger brother Ben Holyoak, he could not return to the team.

Ben Holyoke also represented England in 20 ODIs and two Tests and died in a car accident in 2002.

After that, Adam Holyoke never made it to the England team, but he remained active in county cricket until 2007.

He played the last Test match of his career against West Indies in Port of Spain in 1997 while the match against India in the 1999 World Cup proved to be the last match of his ODI career.

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