ECB Considering Brendon McCullum as England Head Coach Ahead of T20 World Cup 2022
There are some rumors that ECB England and Wales Cricket Board are considering Brendon McCullum as England New ODI head Coach. He is currently the head coach of the Indian Premier League (IPL 2022) team Kolkata Knight Riders. He also has responsibility for the Caribbean Premier League (CPL 2022) team Trinbago Knight Riders.
England head coach Chris Silverwood has been sacked for failing the Ashes. The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is trying to replace him with two separate coaches for the white and red balls. And this time it is heard that former Kiwi cricketer Brendon McCullum is wanted for the white ball.
Former England cricketer Paul Collingwood took over as interim coach after the Ashes defeat. This time ECB wants to finalize the new coach before the New Zealand series at home. For this reason, the crackdown has already started. The ECB first offered former Sri Lankan legend Mahela Jayawardene and Aussie legend Ricky Ponting to coach the white ball. However, these two have returned the offer.
Meanwhile, the ECB has chosen Gary Carsten for the red ball coach. Also on the list are former Bangladesh bowling coach Otis Gibson and former Aussie opener Simon Katich. We will have to wait a few more days to know who will be given the responsibility in the end.