Melbourne, July 1 (MNN) Cricket Australia has announced the appointments of Michael Di Venuto and Jeff Vaughan as Assistant Coach with the men’s team.
Di Venuto is currently with the Australian squad in St Lucia for the T20I and ODI tour of the West Indies.
He and Vaughan will join Justin Langer’s coaching staff on a full-time basis ahead of a busy summer that will include an Ashes series, an historic first-ever Test match against Afghanistan and white ball matches against New Zealand and Sri Lanka.
Di Venuto, 47, represented Australia in nine One-Day Internationals and played 336 First Class, 302 List A and 54 T20 matches during a distinguished 16-year career.
He has previously worked with the Australian team as Batting Coach, before leading Surrey to its first English County title in 16 years in 2018. He returned to Australia in 2020 and has worked with the Adelaide Strikers, Hobart Hurricanes and Tasmania.
Vaughan, 47, represented South Australia in 28 First Class and 24 List A matches. He subsequently worked with South Australia and the Adelaide Strikers before joining Tasmania in 2017 as the state’s Senior Assistant Coach.