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USA Cricket Hires Hilton Moreeng as Head Coach for Senior and U-19 Women’s Teams

Former South African Cricketer Hilton Moreeng Appointed Head Coach of USA’s Senior and Under-19 Women’s Teams

Former South African cricketer Hilton Moreeng has been appointed as the new head coach of the USA’s senior and under-19 women’s teams, USA Cricket announced in a statement. Moreeng took over the duties from Shivnarine Chanderpaul, marking a fresh start for the women’s cricket program in the country.

Moreeng brings a wealth of experience to the role, having previously served as South Africa’s women’s head coach for over a decade. During his tenure, he oversaw the transformation and evolution of the South African women’s national team, leading them in 279 matches across all formats of the game.

In his statement after taking up the new role, Moreeng expressed his excitement to work with both current players and emerging talent to build a competitive squad capable of challenging the best in women’s cricket globally. He emphasized his goal of fostering a culture of excellence and achievement within USA Cricket, setting the stage for a successful future on the international stage.

USA Cricket chairman Venu Pisike also shared his enthusiasm for Moreeng’s appointment, citing the coach’s successful track record and understanding of the challenges faced by emerging cricket nations. Pisike highlighted the upcoming 2025 U-19 Women’s T20 World Cup as Moreeng’s first assignment, marking the beginning of a transformative period for the women’s cricket program in the country.

With Moreeng at the helm, USA Cricket looks poised for growth and development in the women’s game, setting their sights on making an impact on the global stage. Fans and players alike can look forward to an exciting journey under Moreeng’s leadership as he charts a path towards success for the USA women’s cricket team.

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