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Porter steps down as England Coach

20th December 2012

Following the Blind Cricket Twenty20 World Cup England Blind Cricket Coach Chris Porter has stepped down from his role with the national side.

Chris led the side for more than three years including series’ against Pakistan, India, Australia & the 2012 World Cup.

Porter, who works for ICC Europe, also presided over a development programme in 2011 which resulted in 8 players making their England debuts in 2012.

“I’m leaving to concentrate on the most important coaching job of my life, raising my daughter.” Chris told the players when announcing his departure; his first child was born 6 weeks before the World Cup.

Assistant head coach Bobby Denning is also leaving the squad to return to his main role, coaching the England Deaf cricket Team.