The England and Wales Cricket Board has posted a advertisement for a separate red and white-ball coaching position. England will revert to a split-coaching structure after the ECB’s new Managing Director Rob Key made his first major decision by advertising for two new head coaches.
England are set to return to a split-coaching structure after the ECB’s new Managing Director Rob Key made his first major decision by advertising for two new head coaches. The split in roles expect, as Key had previously call for it while working as a pundit. According to the advertisement, both coaches will report directly to Key and be “accomplish strategists with clear and ambitious plans for how they will develop and build success for English cricket moving forward.”
The deadline for applications for the positions of head coach is May 6.
Key, who name England’s new managing director earlier this month, will begin the first-round interviews on May 9 and 10.
Between 2012 and 2014, England had two separate head coaches: Andy Flower (Tests) and Ashley Giles (T20s and ODIs).
Chris Silverwood, who fire following the Ashes defeat in Australia, had missed several limited-overs series due to a hectic schedule.
Wales Cricket Board: Potential candidates include Gary Kirsten, Graham Ford, and Simon Katich.
Ben Stokes, the all-rounder, is the clear favorite to be name Test captain after Joe Root resign following the series loss in the West Indies.
Stokes is likely to be confirm by Key this week.
On Thursday, Key will be formally introduced to the media at Lord’s.
England’s next Test is against New Zealand on June 2, followed by a white-ball series against the Netherlands.