Melbourne [Australia], Could 11 (ANI): Cricket Victoria on Wednesday introduced that former Australian wicketkeeper-batter Graham Manou has been appointed as its new Normal Supervisor- Cricket Efficiency.
His tenure with Victoria will begin from June onwards.
“Manou was chosen following a global recruitment course of led by a panel together with Cricket Victoria Chair Dr David Maddocks, Chief Govt Nick Cummins, Govt Recruitment specialist Laurie Serafini and former Cricket Australia EGM – Excessive Efficiency Drew Ginn,” stated an official assertion from Cricket Victoria.
Manou has spent the final 5 years working in a number of roles main the nationwide expertise pathway at Cricket Australia and is presently the Head of Nationwide Growth. Previous to that, he was Normal Supervisor of Operations and Membership on the Australian Cricketers’ Affiliation.
Cricket Victoria CEO Nick Cummins welcomed Manou’s appointment.
“I wish to congratulate Graham and sit up for having him be a part of our government workforce within the month forward. Graham’s appointment marks a altering of the guard after the three a long time of service given by Shaun Graf to Victorian cricket. The panel was impressed by Graham’s expertise throughout the high-performance spectrum – as a participant representing Australia on the highest stage by means of to his work main the nationwide high-performance technique and expertise identification pathways. I might additionally like to specific thanks on behalf of Cricket Victoria to the entire candidates who utilized for what’s a sought-after function in Australian cricket,” he stated.
Manou stated he was excited concerning the future.
“Alternatives like this don’t come alongside fairly often, so to be given the possibility to construct the following chapter of cricket efficiency for Cricket Victoria is one thing I am actually wanting ahead to. The cricket efficiency services on the CitiPower Centre are excellent and are a superb base for persevering with to construct on the good work that Shaun has delivered for a few years. I sit up for working with Victorian gamers, coaches, help workers and all our main stakeholders within the Victorian cricket neighborhood on what’s a vibrant future for the sport on this state,” Manou added.
A wicketkeeper and an aggressive batter in his enjoying days, Manou performed one Take a look at and 4 One-Day Internationals for Australia. His First-Class profession spanned greater than a decade, scoring greater than 4,000 runs for South Australia. Manou represented Northern District CC in South Australia earlier than stints in Premier Cricket at Melbourne and Richmond the place he was part of the Tigers’ 2011-12 Premiership. Manou was additionally a member of the Melbourne Renegades squad for the primary 12 months of the BBL. (ANI)