New Zealand’s former batsman Peter Fulton is set to replace Craig McMillan as New Zealand's batting coach after the World Cup in England and Wales.
When asked about joining the national team, Fulton said, “Like many Kiwis, I've watched and admired the way the team's gone about their business in recent years and so it's pretty special to be invited back into the set-up,” and further added, “We've obviously got some really talented batsmen in the country and I'm looking forward to working with them to see how they can continue improving their games.”
When New Zealand head coach Gary Stead was asked about his former Canterbury teammate joining the team as batting coach, he said that they all were delighted to have him and that he (Fulton) will be a good fit for their environment.
“Pete obviously has a good understanding of batting, but he also demonstrated a clear vision for helping our elite batsmen. He's shown he has the coaching skills through his work with the New Zealand Under 19s and our winter training squads, while we know from his playing days that he will certainly add to our team culture,” Stead said.
Fulton, represented New Zealand in 23 Tests, 49 ODIs and 12 T20Is, scoring over 2400 runs across formats. Fulton, who last played for New Zealand in June 2014, announced his retirement in April 2017.
(Inputs from Cricketnext)