29 Nov 2010

NZ Cricket calls in Duncan Fletcher as Black Caps consulant

6:05 pm on 29 November 2010

New Zealand Cricket says the former England coach Duncan Fletcher will work with the Black Caps a consultant during the rest of the One-Day series against India.

The former Zimabwe captain is a full-time coaching consultant and has worked closely with the South African national side and Hampshire County Cricket Club in recent years.

New Zealand Cricket's High Performance Manager Roger Mortimer says part of his role is to work with the coaches to provide the best environment for the team to grow and growth and develop,

Mortimer says that includes tapping the knowledge available from world class experts as it's healthy to use the expertise of others and to keep the environment fresh.

Fletcher will join the team in Jaipur tomorrow before the second match on Wednesday.