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Rogers appointed Australia high-performance coach

AFP  |  Sydney 

Former Test opening batsman was today appointed as Australia's new high-performance coach, tasked with helping develop the country's next generation of stars.

The 40-year-old called time on his 25-Test career after the end of and has been involved in multiple coaching roles since then.

"Chris brings thoughtfulness, persistence and passion to the role and combines this with a strong intellect," said of team performance

"We're looking forward to having Chris work with Australia's next generation and watching him develop as a

"We are confident he can have a big impact in moulding our rising stars into future international cricketers."

Rogers, who had a successful first-class career in and England spanning almost two decades and more than 300 matches despite being colour blind, will concentrate on the batting alongside Ryan Harris, who will develop the bowlers.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 09:50 IST