May 22, 2022

McCullum a competitor to become England Test mentor

Britain last month revealed New Zealand-conceived Ben Stokes as their new Test commander

Previous New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum is a competitor to take over as England test mentor, the BBC and other British media detailed.

Chris Silverwood left the job in February in the outcome of their 4-0 Ashes rout in Australia, with Paul Collingwood named as guardian. The England and Wales Cricket Board then, at that point, welcomed applications for discrete test and white-ball mentors. Peruse full story

The reports said 40-year-old McCullum, who is at present responsible for Indian Premier League side Kolkata Knight Riders, was enthused about taking the work and that a declaration was normal this week.

Previous South Africa and India lead trainer Gary Kirsten has been connected with the job, while Collingwood was additionally viewed as a competitor.
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McCullum played the remainder of his 101 tests at Christchurch in February 2016 against Australia, where he hit the quickest century in the arrangement (54 balls), completing his profession with 6,453 runs including 12 tons and 31 half-hundreds of years.

Britain last month revealed New Zealand-conceived Ben Stokes as their new test skipper, expecting a quick circle back under the magic all-rounder after a manageable finish to Joe Root’s five years in control. Peruse full story