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Connor rejects links with Strauss' former role

25th November 2018, 13:53 by Gareth Freeman

Clare Connor says she has no plans to apply to become Andrew Strauss' successor as ECB director of England cricket.

Connor is currently the director of women's cricket at the ECB and has been mooted as a potential successor to Strauss, who stepped down from his role last month.

However, the 32-year-old insists she is happy in her current role, especially as she still feels there is so much left to achieve.

"I have been linked to that in the media and I am not applying for that role," Connor told the BBC.

"We've got a few years of unfinished business in the women's game - we're on the eve of something special in terms of our plans in the domestic game.

"I've got the best job in the world in women's cricket. I see things that excite me all the time and I'm not ready to leave it."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Gareth Freeman is an experienced journalist who can offer in-depth knowledge on a host of sports, especially football, tennis, snooker and basketball.

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