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Dimitri Mascarenhas: Essex name ex-England and Hampshire all-rounder as coach

Dimitri Mascarenhas received 5 home trophies with Hampshire

Essex have named former Hampshire and England all-rounder Dimitri Mascarenhas as their new assistant head coach.

The 40-year-old has labored as a bowling coach with New Zealand and Big Bash facet Melbourne Renegades since retiring from county cricket in 2013.

Mascarenhas performed for Hampshire for 18 years and was chosen for 20 one-day and 14 T20 internationals.

He takes the position held by Anthony McGrath, who stepped up to head coach of the county champions in November.

“I have heard they are a really talented group of players and I am looking forward to getting over to Chelmsford to contribute to more success this season,” Mascarenhas instructed the Essex website.