Jimmy Adams and Alfonso Thomas have joined Division One membership Hampshire as assistant coaches.
Former captain Adams made 491 appearances for Hampshire earlier than retiring at the tip of final season. The 38-year-old will work with Hampshire’s second XI.
Ex-South Africa bowler Thomas, who just lately spent eight years at Somerset, has additionally joined the membership to work intently with Hampshire’s bowlers.
The pair be a part of first-team supervisor Adrian Birrell, who changed Craig White in December, at the Ageas Bowl.
Adams stated: ‘I shared some great experiences here at Hampshire during my playing career and I’m actually excited concerning the alternative to proceed contributing in a training capability alongside Adi, Alfonso and the remainder of the group.’
Thomas added: ‘I’m very excited to be becoming a member of such a profitable membership and proficient group of gamers
‘I’m actually wanting ahead to attending to know the fellows and becoming a member of up with Adi, Jimmy and Giles throughout pre-season and can’t wait to get began forward of the brand new season.’
Hampshire completed fifth in Division One of many County Championship final season and begin the 2019 marketing campaign in opposition to Essex on April 5.