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Stead named new Blackcaps coach

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a man wearing a uniform © Provided by MediaWorks NZ Limited Gary Stead is expected to be named the new Blackcaps coach next week, according to a report.

Stead was unanimously recommended to the New Zealand Cricket board by a five-man selection panel, ahead of Central Stags coach Heinrich Malan, Stuff reports.

The 46-year-old played five tests for the Blackcaps and played 101 first-class matches for Canterbury, before taking the reins of coach in 2012 and winning three Plunket Shield titles.

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