Southern Daily Echo – Charlotte Edwards has been appointed as Hampshire’s director of women’s cricket.
- Charlotte Edwards has been appointed as Hampshire’s director of women’s cricket.
- Edwards, who will continue to captain Hampshire Women for a second season this summer, will head up the management of both Hampshire Women’s first-team and player pathway sides, as well as the Southern Vipers – the Kia Super League team she led to the inaugural Kia Super League title in 2016.
- The former England captain takes over the role filled by former Hampshire wicket-keeper Bob Parks, who has announced his retirement after more than 45 years involved in the game.
- I would like to thank Bob Parks for all his hard work over the past four years, he’s been instrumental in the success at Hampshire and the Southern Vipers and I’m very much looking forward to building on that success.
- “Our thanks must go to Bob Parks who has been an integral part of what the Southern Vipers and Hampshire Women have been able to achieve over the past two seasons and we all wish him well in his retirement.”