Ryan Campbell appointed as Durham cricket’s head coach

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Durham Cricket announced the onboarding of former Australian cricketer, Ryan Campbell as the club’s new head coach.

Ryan Campbell is appointed as the new head coach of the Durham Cricket Club. The club struck a three-year deal with the Australian. Campbell will replace James Franklin. Franklin’s contract was terminated by the club owing to the club’s disappointing outing in the last county season.

Ryan Campbell was the Netherlands’ head coach for 4 years. Under his tenure, Netherlands reached 11th on the ODI team rankings. Furthermore, Campbell went through a tough time earlier this year when he suffered a cardiac arrest. He was in an induced coma for seven days. However, he recovered and returned to Netherlands within a few months.

“I am extremely honored,” Ryan Campbell delighted to join the club

Ryan Campbell expressed his pleasure to join the club. He also added that he is eager to join the club and work with the finest English talent.

“I am extremely honored to be appointed Durham’s Head Coach and I can’t wait to get started. I will be working with some of England’s best cricketers as well as a young squad full of talent and I hope to bring an attacking, no fear style of cricket to the club. Also looking forward to working with Marcus North to lead Durham to future success”

Tim Bostock, the chief executive of Durham Cricket, issued a statement. He said that they are delighted to have Ryan Campbell on board and that he is the right person for the role.

“We’re delighted that Ryan has agreed to become our new Head Coach and we are hugely excited to welcome him to Durham in the new year. Ryan is the right person to move us forward in our next chapter as we build on James Franklins work at Durham over the last 4 seasons, hopefully putting us in the best position to challenge for silverware over the next few years.”

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