Michael Di Venuto http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28925/all en Cricket: Di Venuto appointed new Australia batting coach http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/cricket-di-venuto-appointed-new-australia-batting-coach <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Former one-day international opener Michael Di Venuto was Friday appointed Australia's new batting coach ahead of their tour to India, replacing Stuart Law.</p> <p>The 39-year-old will quit as assistant coach for the Tasmanian Tigers and Hobart Hurricanes to take up his new role, Cricket Australia said.</p> <p>Australian coach Mickey Arthur said Di Venuto brought a wealth of knowledge with him, along with sound coaching credentials.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130131/cricket-di-venuto-appointed-new-australia-batting-coach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Michael Di Venuto Michael Di Venuto Wisden Cricketers of the Year AFP Fri, 01 Feb 2013 02:45:18 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5742475 at http://www.globalpost.com Cricket-Di Venuto picked to coach Australia's batsmen http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/cricket-di-venuto-picked-coach-australias-batsmen <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>SYDNEY, Feb 1 (Reuters) - Former one day international Michael Di Venuto has been appointed Australia batting coach ahead of one of the most testing years of cricket the country has faced.</p> <p>Di Venuto, and explosive batsman who played nine one-dayers for his country in 1997, is the permanent replacement for former test opener Justin Langer, who left the job to coach Western Australia.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130131/cricket-di-venuto-picked-coach-australias-batsmen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cricket Entertainment Michael Di Venuto Wisden Cricketers of the Year Thomson Reuters Fri, 01 Feb 2013 04:15:33 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5742532 at http://www.globalpost.com