Michael Di Venuto appointed Australia's new batting coach

He replaces Stuart Law, who held the interim position for the past five Tests after fellow former Test batsman Justin Langer stepped down to coach Western Australia.

updated: February 01, 2013 11:24 IST
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Sydney: Former one-day international opener Michael Di Venuto was on Friday appointed Australia's new batting coach ahead of their tour to India, replacing Stuart Law.

The 39-year-old will quit as assistant coach for the Tasmanian Tigers and Hobart Hurricanes to take up his new role, Cricket Australia said.

Australian coach Mickey Arthur said Di Venuto brought a wealth of knowledge with him, along with sound coaching credentials.

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