Women’s Premier League: Charlotte Edwards named Mumbai Indians head coach

Charlotte Edwards with Southern Brave
Edwards coached Southern Brave last year in The Hundred

Former England captain Charlotte Edwards has been appointed head coach of Mumbai Indians in the inaugural Women’s Premier League.

The 43-year-old led England to 50-over and T20 World Cup glory in 2009 during a glittering 20-year international career.

Since retiring as a player in 2017 she has coached in England and Australia.

The WPL, a T20 competition featuring five Indian franchises, runs from 4-24 March.

Former India players Jhulan Goswami and Devika Palshikar have been named as Mumbai bowling and batting coaches respectively.

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