Former England head coach Andy Flower is leaving his post as coach of the Lions and departing the ECB.
Flower was working together with the Lions for the last decades. The Zimbabwean has been an assistant coach with the England team in 2007, before taking up the use of head coach in 2009.
The 51-year-old directed England in the positions in 2011, but pointed into some Ashes series win over Australia throughout his tenure.
The Ashes success in 2010-11 stands out, he explained.
It is hard to acquire in Australia and also to do it was a really proud moment in my training career. It was wonderful to observe those guys have a excellent time and take on that challenge efficiently.
The win at India in 2012-13 has been a highlight too, to overcome some excellent players in tough spinning terms was a special success.
So was the T20 World Cup win in 2010. How we played with our cricket, with this freedom and aggression, actually was enjoyable to be a part of.
Flower said that he was proud to have played an essential role in the development of some of the nations top cricketers and thankful for the help he received while in control of England.
Id love to thank the captains I labored together with best, Alastair Cook and Andrew Strauss, due to their devotion and friendship over time, he added.
It has been a chance to work with the players. From time to time, in environments, as a mentor and a mentor you hold a position.
You wind up sharing some really intimate moments – more than a beer at the dressing room, working together collectively in the baits, or listening to a personal difficulty and helping to work through that – and it is a privilege to have the ability to contribute and affect these young guys lives
Ashley Giles, managing director, England mens ECB, included:Andy goes on with every best wish from all of us at ECB for his excellent contribution to the English game over the past 12 decades.
It has been a joy working with Andy, that places such high standards of professionalism and preparation for those teams he leads. I have no doubt he will enjoy additional success in the years ahead.
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