Bob Carter: New Zealand name ex-Northamptonshire boss as women’s coach


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New Zealand have named coach Bob Carter and former participant as the new head coach of the team of their women.
He replaces.
After two spells as coach of the men’s group, Carter, 59, had been for their series from Australia in control of the White Ferns.
His contract runs until the conclusion of the 2021 World Cup, held in New Zealand.
Carter squad will build for a training camp later this season, but they’re next in activity that is competitive at the lead-up to the Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia which begins on 21 February when they host South Africa, in January.
However, for that tournament he’ll be Amy Satterthwaite, who announced last month that she’s expecting her first child in January using team-mate and wife Lea Tahuhu.
Norfolk-born Carter has been director of cricket in 1999 till his sacking in 2002, and had played Northants between 1978 and 1985.
“It’s an exciting time to come back on board with two large world championships around the horizon,” he said.
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