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Michael Klinger takes over Melbourne Renegades as head coach

Michael Klinger takes over Melbourne Renegades as head coach

The Big Bash League’s highest run-scorer is set to take over as head coach of the Melbourne Renegades in the upcoming season. He will take the place of Andrew McDonald who has joined the national side as an assistant to head coach Justin Langer.

Since the squad will begin their camps from December 17, Michael Klinger will step into his role Michael Klinger takes over Melbourne Renegades

The Big Bash League’s highest run-scorer is set to take over as head coach of the Melbourne Renegades in the upcoming season. He will take the place of Andrew McDonald who has joined the national side as an assistant to head coach Justin Langer.

Since the squad will begin their camps from December 17, Michael Klinger will step into his role immediately.

“To be given the opportunity to coach the current BBL champions is, obviously, very humbling and a fantastic honor,” Michael Klinger said of his new role on Tuesday (November 26). “I’ve played with and against several players in the squad and I’m looking forward to working alongside such a talented playing group. Andrew has set up a terrific platform and I’m ready to take that forward this season.

“I’ve been fortunate to represent some outstanding organizations throughout my career and the lessons I’ve learned along the way leave me feeling as well prepared as I can be for the challenges that will inevitably emerge throughout the season.”

Michael Klinger, who played 206 T20 matches, scoring 5960 runs at an average of 34.45 and a strike-rate of 123.08, had announced his retirement from the tournament at the end of the last season.

Speaking on Michael Klinger’s appointment, Shaun Graf, Cricket Victoria’s general manager of cricket, said, “This was a highly sought-after role and we had candidates from across the globe. We are pleased that we were able to secure a person held in such high esteem.

“The qualities that made ‘Maxy’ such an accomplished player are the qualities that will set him up for an excellent coaching career. He’s well prepared, well-structured and an excellent man manager with fantastic leadership experience.” immediately.

“To be given the opportunity to coach the current BBL champions is, obviously, very humbling and a fantastic honor,” Klinger said of his new role on Tuesday (November 26). “I’ve played with and against several players in the squad and I’m looking forward to working alongside such a talented playing group. Andrew has set up a terrific platform and I’m ready to take that forward this season.

“I’ve been fortunate to represent some outstanding organizations throughout my career and the lessons I’ve learned along the way leave me feeling as well prepared as I can be for the challenges that will inevitably emerge throughout the season.”

Klinger, who played 206 T20 matches, scoring 5960 runs at an average of 34.45 and a strike-rate of 123.08, had announced his retirement from the tournament at the end of the last season.

Speaking on Klinger’s appointment, Shaun Graf, Cricket Victoria’s general manager of cricket, said, “This was a highly sought-after role and we had candidates from across the globe. We are pleased that we were able to secure a person held in such high esteem.

“The qualities that made ‘Maxy’ such an accomplished player are the qualities that will set him up for an excellent coaching career. He’s well prepared, well-structured and an excellent man manager with fantastic leadership experience.”

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