Former England champion Mike Yardy was named NSW Blues batting coach

SYDNEY: Ancient England of all levels Mike Yardy was released on Tuesday as NSW Blues Batting coach, with an emphasis on bringing young talents to the Australian state.

Yardy, 38, won 42 chapters in both limited formats and was part of the team that won England's only world trophy when it beat Australia to win the World Twenty20 in 2010.

He also won three County Championships during a long career with Sussex before retiring in 2015 to begin training.

Yardy, also a prominent advocate for mental health after revealing his battles against depression, said he was delighted to be offered a role in NSW, one of Australia's powers. Cricket .

It was an opportunity he could not pass up, he said.

Yardy's recent work had focused on fostering young batting talents with Sussex and England's Under-19 Young Lions squad.

NSW general manager of Cricket performance David Moore envisaged a similar role in Sydney.

We have seven or eight really good players under 21 at the moment we think they're going to be good, he said.

We believe that Mike will be able to add his experience, not only technically and tactically, but really how he thinks about the game, how he designs his tickets.