Mark Alleyne appointed as Gloucestershire’s new head coach

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Mark Alleyne, the previous England allrounder, who captained Gloucestershire in the 1990s and 2000s, has been appointed as the club’s new head coach. Alleyne secured nine trophies during his time as Gloucestershire’s captain and led the club to promotion to the top flight of the County Championship. He will take over as head coach in March, on a three-year deal. Since retiring in 2004, Alleyne has served as head coach of the MCC Academy and headed the cricket department at Marlborough College in Wiltshire. He previously had a stint as Gloucestershire’s head coach from 2005 to 2007 and coached England’s Men’s T20I squad during their tour of the Caribbean in 2022. He was also part of the set-up at Welsh Fire in the Men’s Hundred. Alleyne expressed his excitement about the new role, highlighting the blend of youth and experience at Gloucestershire. He is eager to make a positive impact on the team and is looking forward to the future. As captain, Alleyne is the club’s highest run-scorer and wicket-taker in List A cricket and first-class matches. Gloucestershire’s chief executive and captain expressed their enthusiasm for Alleyne’s return as head coach, citing his track record of success and knowledge of the game. The club’s president also expressed confidence in Alleyne’s coaching experience and passion for Gloucestershire’s success.

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