Sophie Devine on Thursday was confirmed as New Zealand’s captain.

According to the small print, Amy Satterthwaite has been appointed the vice-captain following her return from maternity go away.

Devine took up the White Ferns captaincy in an interim functionality remaining season.

She was later offered the captaincy on a full-time basis. Satterthwaite will sort a key part of the administration group as a result of the teamwork in course of the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021 hosted in New Zealand early subsequent 12 months.

Devine said in an official assertion that “An huge honour and privilege to be awarded the White Ferns captaincy.

I utterly liked my time as captain over the earlier season.

It was troublesome results-wise at situations.

I actually really feel we’re shifting in one of the best route as a crew, every with our cricket and our crew custom,”

“I am very much looking forward to working with Amy who has an exceptional cricketing brain and I feel we can form a strong leadership partnership in combination with a well-established leadership group,” she added.

On 11 July 2015, Devine broke the worldwide file (males or women) for the quickest Twenty20 half-century (from 18 balls), and quickest 70 runs (from 22 balls), and included scoring 32 off one over throughout the first match in the direction of India.

She holds the file for scoring the quickest ever fifty in Women’s Twenty20 International (WT20I) historic previous (from 18 balls).

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