England appoint former opener Marcus Trescothick as batting coach; Jon Lewis, Jeetan Patel get full-time roles
London: England on Monday appointed former opener Marcus Trescothick as the brand new batting coach of the nationwide workforce, moreover roping in Jon Lewis and New Zealand’s Jeetan Patel as bowling and spin bowling coaches on everlasting foundation.
These three are a part of the 4 new appointments to England’s teaching set-up, which is being headed by chief coach Chris Silverwood. The workforce is at present touring India and is down 1-2 in a four-match Take a look at sequence.
Trescothick will take over from Jonathan Trott, who changed South African Jacques Kallis within the ongoing tour. Kallis had performed the function of a batting marketing consultant for England in Sri Lanka.
“…I am actually excited in regards to the calibre of the people that we have appointed into these specialist roles. Marcus, Jon and Jeetan have demonstrated their capacity on the highest degree and likewise present enormous potential for the longer term,” England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) efficiency director Mo Bobat mentioned in a press release.
Trescothick, who scored over 10,000 worldwide runs throughout codecs between 2000 and 2006, is anticipated to take up his new function in mid-March after stepping down from his place as assistant coach at Somerset.
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“Working alongside Carl Hopkinson, our present Elite Fielding Coach, now we have the makings of a powerful specialist teaching workforce, possessing a various vary of expertise,” Bobat mentioned.
In addition to, Richard Dawson will go away his function as Gloucestershire head coach to turn out to be England’s elite pathway coach.
Present Younger Lions head coach and former Gloucestershire seamer Lewis has been promoted to the function of tempo bowling coach in a everlasting capability.
New Zealand spinner Patel, who’s at present working as a marketing consultant, has agreed to a everlasting place as spin-bowling coach after a variety of short-term stints with the England workforce.
“The Elite Coaches will play an essential function in enhancing this depth additional, serving to us to maintain success over time. We wish to be famend and revered for the standard of our teaching,” Bobat mentioned.
In addition to caring for the nationwide workforce, the brand new appointees may also be answerable for unearthing new expertise from the home circuit.
“Working together with counties, they may have duty for growing and making ready present and next-in-line England gamers while additionally including worth to our England and Lions environments.
“As well as, they may help the event of our greatest Beneath-19 gamers by way of our Younger Lions programme,” unhappy Bobat.
The ECB additional acknowledged that the three roles had been topic to a rigorous recruitment course of.
As a part of the transfer, Jon Lewis will vacate his function as Younger Lions Head Coach. Dawson will take cost of his new function in mid-April.
Talking in regards to the modifications, Bobat added: “Jon has performed a incredible job main our Younger Lions programme and England U-19 workforce over the past couple of years. His change of function has offered the chance to have a look at that place with contemporary eyes.
“Given the energy of candidates that we have had by way of the recruitment course of, and the necessity for us to have an adaptable teaching workforce, I am completely delighted that we have been in a position to appoint Richard Dawson as our Elite Pathway Coach,” he mentioned.
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