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Multan Sultans sign up PSL’s first female bowling coach

Catherine Dalton has been working with Sultans’ youth academy
Photo via social media
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Catherine Dalton became the first female coach in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) history as Multan Sultans signed her up as fast-bowling coach.

Dalton, 30, is also the first female fast-bowling coach of a top-level men’s side. Multan Sultans made the announcement on their X account on Tuesday.

“Pace ace Catherine Dalton (@cathdalton57) joins Multan Sultans as our new Fast Bowling Coach! An @ECB_cricket certified Level 3 Advanced Coach, Dalton has previously held coaching positions in the National Fast Bowling Academy in the UK and the Ultimate Pace Foundation in India,” the team’s account wrote on X.

Having coached the MS Academy players to “greatness”, Catherine steps up to become PSL’s first-ever female coach, it added.

The former Irish international player was born in England and acquired Irish citizenship in 2015. She represented them in four ODIs and four T20Is.

Currently working with Sultans’ youth academy in Lodhran, she has visited Pakistan twice earlier and worked with several fast bowlers, including Mohammad Ilyas, Sameen Gul, and Arshad Iqbal.

Dalton is an ECB-certified Level 3 Advanced Coach and has previously held coaching positions in the national fast-bowling academy in the UK and the Ultimate Pace Foundation in India.

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