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The England team recently appointed star all-rounder Ben Stokes as its Test captain, after which it is looking for its new coach.
England (England Cricket Team) The team has been in search of its coach for some time, in which many new big and legendary names have appeared so far. Recently in this list, New Zealand legend Brendam McCullum (Brendon McCullum) The name has also been included. , Robb, who has taken over as the team’s new Managing Director, has decided to coach different formats of cricket in the country. McCullum is leading in the race for the coach of the Test format. Gary Kirsten besides him (Gary Kirsten) The name of the person is also at the forefront of this race.
According to media reports, ECB’s new Managing Director of Cricket, Rob, has personally contacted many potential candidates in the past. The people with whom he has spoken include Gary Kirsten and McCallum, former South Africa and India coaches. McCullum is currently handling the responsibility of the coach of Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL. If he is selected then KKR has suffered.
McCullum may get the command of Test
According to British media, this week Rob is going to interview all the potential contenders. He is due to speak to McCallum at the end of the week. McCullum has taken over the responsibility of coaching in limited overs, although as a captain, he has given his team a lot of success in the Test format. Between 2012 and 2016, he had raised the Test level of his team significantly while being the coach of Mike Hesson. McCullum is considered a very attacking coach. In such a situation, he can have a good rapport with the new Test captain Ben Stokes.
England team is struggling with poor form
Robb has spoken to England’s world champion captain Eoin Morgan regarding the new Test coach. He said, ‘I have spoken to Eoin Morgan about Test captaincy. I asked him for his opinion. You want good people who have a good mind and can do good work. Ian is someone I can talk to about a lot of different things.; England was performing poorly in the last few years. Recently he had suffered a humiliating defeat in the Ashes. After this he also lost the series against West Indies. If England appoints separate coaches for the white-ball and Test teams, they will become the only country to split the role.
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