Lisa Keightley
Lisa Keightley (Photograph by Harry Trump – ECB/ECB through Getty Photos

Regardless of a really robust begin within the Commonwealth Video games 2022, England misplaced their method within the knock-outs. First, the crew misplaced to India within the semi-final after which misplaced the bronze medal match to New Zealand. With that, Lisa Keightley, the top coach of the England ladies’s crew, determined to step down from her function.

Keightley was in-charge of the squad for 2 and a half years and the crew loved good bit of success underneath her. Along with her on the helm of affairs, the crew went on to complete because the runners-up on the 2022 Ladies’s World Cup. She additionally coached the crew in 2020 T20 World Cup the place England have been knocked out within the semis.

Thanking Keightley for her service, ECB’s Director of Cricket Jonathan Finch stated, “We’re extremely grateful for the dedication and fervour Lisa has proven over the past two-and-a-half years within the function.” He added, “We’ve seen elevated competitors for locations over the past 12 months and the squad Lisa leaves is an thrilling mix of youth and expertise.”

Keightley will participate in her final sequence on this function when Indian ladies will go to England subsequent month. Until that point, the England board will search for an acceptable substitute with the following T20 World Cup across the nook. Complimenting Keightley for her contribution, Finch stated, “”Main a world crew is difficult at the perfect of instances. It is tougher throughout a pandemic, and Lisa has been in a position to proceed the event of the crew throughout what has been the hardest interval we have now confronted off the sector.”

Contributions of Lisa Keightley as the top coach of England

Although the Australian didn’t win a single ICC trophy throughout her tenure, the England ladies’s crew has performed some engaging cricket. She introduced a number of youthful gamers within the squad and helped the crew develop. Sophia Dunkley’s rise has been underneath her watchful eyes. Alice Capsey and Freya Davies are two different gamers who’ve confirmed large development underneath Keightley. 

It is going to be fascinating to see whether or not the philosophy of the ladies’s crew adjustments like that of males’s. All might be answered with the appointment of a brand new coach after India’s tour to England.



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