Cricket NSW appoints Greg Mail as Cricket Head

NEW SOUTH WALES (Australia): Former New South Wales Blues starting batter Greg Mail on Saturday he was appointed to the newly created Chief Cricket position in NSW Cricket .

Mail, who played 72 first-class games, has scored 4085 runs at an average of 32.16 with nine centuries and 19 half centuries under his belt.

Under the new structure, the right-handed hitter will oversee all aspects of men's and women's cricket development and performance.

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"Greg brings an exciting mix of a strong cricket and cricket leadership background, intimate knowledge of the NSW setup and detailed strategic and analysis skills from his experience in the corporate world," said NSW Cricket CEO Lee Germon in an official statement.

"While NSW Cricket is taking a cautious approach to hiring during the COVID-19 pandemic given the profound impact it is having on professional sport across Australia and around the world, the Head of Cricket role is vital to NSW continuing as a major contributor in Australian Cricket," he added.

Six NSW male players and three female players were recently included in the contract charts revealed by Cricket australia .

Mail, who had a successful cricket career in New South Wales, seemed excited about the new role.

I am looking forward to working with Lee and the team off the field to continue the great tradition of NSW success. This is a great opportunity to establish our long-term status in men's and women's cricket, Mail said.

In 366 First Grade games, Mail recorded a record of 15,242 runs at 46.32 with a record of 44 centuries.