Glamorgan: James Foster joins as T20 Blast consultant

James Foster
Foster has coached at Khulna Titans, Pesahawar Zalmi, Sydney Thunder, Vancouver Knights, Afghanistan Boost Defenders, Worcestershire and England Lions

Former England and Essex wicketkeeper James Foster will join Glamorgan as a coach for their T20 Blast campaign.

Foster will work as a T20 consultant having retired from playing in 2018.

He represented Essex for 18 years and also played seven Tests, 11 ODIs and five T20 internationals.

"James is one of the highest-rated young coaches in the game having already worked with England and in T20 tournaments across the world," interim Glamorgan coach Matthew Maynard said.

"I got to work with Colin Ingram this winter and then Mark Wallace got in touch," Foster told BBC Sport Wales.

"I jumped at the chance to get involved for the T20 Blast. We have a very good squad here.

"I am a very young coach but I have a lot of experience in the T20 set-up and hopefully I can bring some of what I learned abroad here to Glamorgan.

"It is also a great chance for me to learn loads from Matthew Maynard. It's a real treat to learn off him."