The iconic figure of English cricket, Peter Fleming, has been confirmed as the head coach of the Southern Brave’s men’s side for the upcoming Hundred tournament.
Fleming, who is widely recognised in the cricket fraternity due to his long outstanding career with Middlesex, has considerable experience in the sport, both as a player, and an administrator.
During his international playing career, Fleming played 32 test matches for England, with an average of 35.47, and eight One Day International matches. His county career is even more impressive, with 17,898 runs to his name at an average of 35.55, along with 21 centuries and 66 fifties in first-class cricket.
He also played a key role in England’s famous Ashes victory in 2005.
Fleming brings to the Southern Brave’s men’s side an extensive knowledge of county cricket which could prove to be an invaluable addition. The former First-Class cricketer is renowned for his unquestioned work ethic and commitment, he is an ideal choice to head the side during the exciting new competition.
Having worked closely with the domestic game since his retirement from the professional circuit, Fleming has a deep understanding of the game and the players themselves. His strong presence and management approach will be used to ensure the team fulfils its potential.
Southern Brave welcome Fleming to the team, citing his unique knowledge and experience in the circuit, and are determined to achieve success in the upcoming inaugural season of the Hundred. Under his leadership, the side aspires to build on its strengths and overtake the competition.
Southern Brave Announces Andy Fleming As Coach Of Men’s Cricket Side
Southern Brave, the newest team in the Hundred tournament announced on Tuesday that veteran English Domestic limited overs coach Andy Fleming will take charge of their men’s side in the upcoming competition.
Fleming’s impressive Resume
Fleming has had a decorated coaching career throughout the years in the English Domestic circuit. During his spell with Nottinghamshire, Under his guidance they collected three Domestic Titles including winning the Royal London Cup in 2017. He also led Gloucestershire to the final of the NatWest Blast T20 Cup in five successive years.
In the latest season, Fleming was appointed to coach Hampshire during the Royal London Cup and Vitality T20 Blast.
Southern Brave Appoints Fleming
Southern Brave, who is the newest entrant in the Hundred tournament was quick to appoint Fleming as the coach of their men’s side. His vast experience and success give the franchise great confidence as they embark upon their inaugural campaign.
Fleming expressed his excitement upon being chosen as the coach of Southern Brave, wanting to be a part of this new tournament and the opportunity that comes with it.
What Does Fleming bring To The Table?
Fleming is renowned throughout the cricketing circuit as a tactical genius who is able to get the best out of his players. His ability to motivate and lead a young, untested side can prove to be invaluable.
Additionally, Fleming’s experience in the quick format of the game will also lend itself in training the players and coming up with effective strategies that can be employed in the shorter lengths of the tournament.
Southern Brave’s Prospects Going Into The Hundred
Southern Brave will be the dark horses going into this tournament and could certainly surprise many of the other teams who have signed big names. With Andy Fleming at the helm, the team definitely has a chance of making an impact.
Fleminig brings a wealth of experience in the English Domestic circuit and his tactical genius might be the game changer for the Southern Brave.