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Lamb Appointed Zimbabwe Under-19 Batting Coach

Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) has appointed Greg Lamb as batting coach for the national Under-19 team. The 38-year-old former Zimbabwe international has previously served in the same role.

He has joined the national Under-19 technical team led by head coach Prosper Utseya as Zimbabwe prepare for the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2020 that will be held in South Africa from 17 January to 9 February.

“It’s a privilege to be back with the national Under-19 team and I am already enjoying working with such a talented group of players as we prepare for the Under-19 World Cup in South Africa,” Lamb said.

“What makes it more exciting is that I am working with most of the technical staffers that I have worked with before, which makes it easier for us to function efficiently as a unit as we all know each other very well.”

ZC director of cricket Hamilton Masakadza has hailed the appointment, saying Lamb’s experience as a player and a coach will be valuable especially ahead of the biennial global youth tournament.

“Greg is a great addition to the Under-19 technical team. His vast knowledge of the game and ability to get players to improve on their talent and also to perform better in matches will be valuable,” Masakadza said.

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Apart from Utseya and Lamb, the other members of the Zimbabwe Under-19 technical staff are team manager Moses Chitare, analyst Mufaro Chiturumani, physiotherapist Travor Wambe and fitness trainer Walter Karimanzira.

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