Gareth Southgate has welcomed Cricket World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan into the camp as the England manager plots his own tilt at silverware on home soil, the PA news agency has learned.
Chris Silverwood could be named as England’s new head coach as early as Monday.
England are preparing to name their new head coach as early as Monday, with Chris Silverwood expected to land the role.
Outgoing England head coach Trevor Bayliss’ four-year reign comes to an end after the Ashes, with his time in charge set to be remembered by a phenomenal improvement in white-ball cricket and this summer’s World Cup win at Lord’s.
Trevor Bayliss will end his four-year reign as England head coach in a week and admits his successor will take over a Test team with plenty of room for improvement.
England and Australia resume their Ashes contest at Old Trafford on Wednesday with interest in the series peaking after a dramatic home win levelled the scores last time out.
James Anderson bowled nine overs and took two wickets for Lancashire’s second team as he began his Ashes comeback attempt on Tuesday.
The 2019 Ashes begins at Edgbaston on Thursday, with England looking to regain the urn after a 4-0 defeat Down Under last time out.
Will the Ashes prove to be a case of after the Lord Mayor’s show or the cherry on top of the most extraordinary cricketing summer in England?
Joe Root has demanded England set the tone for the looming Ashes series by riding the wave of their World Cup triumph into their match against Ireland.