Albion technical director Dan Ashworth is taking his expertise in sports admin into the world of cricket.

Ashworth has joined champions Warwickshire in an honorary role on their cricket audit committee.

It will be combined with his work with the Seagulls and Warwickshire believe both clubs will benefit.

Stuart Cain, chief executive at Warwickshire said: “Dan has been working at the highest level of football for several years and he has been instrumental in developing teams that have achieved success on the world stage. Being able to tap into his skills, experience and vision for creating success could be game changing for Warwickshire CCC.

“In addition to providing regularly input to the cricket audit committee, Dan will mentor the coaches and cricket management team, providing opportunities for them to experience new high-performance environments in football.”