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Mark Ramprakash to leave role as England lead batting coach in June

by Wisden Staff 2 minute read

The ECB have announced that Mark Ramprakash, England’s national lead batting coach, will leave the position in June after six years in the set-up.

“I feel the time is now right for me to move on from my role at the ECB and seek to further and broaden my career,” said Ramprakash. “To have worked with the best players, alongside a variety of world-class coaches and support staff, has given me vast experience, which I will build on in the future. I want to thank them for the opportunity. Many have become friends for life.”

England’s managing director of cricket, Ashley Giles, admitted both parties felt the time for change was right. “Mark has been an integral part of our coaching set-up over the past six years and has done an excellent job in developing players for the international arena,” said the former England spinner. “We both felt it was the right time for him to leave.

“He is ambitious and highly regarded in the game, and we wish him well in the next chapter of his coaching career.”

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