England Cricket: Legendary New Zealand’s former captain Brendon McCullum has now become the head coach of the England Men’s test team. He is currently holding the head coach place in Kolkata Knight Riders. After the end of the ongoing IPL 2022 season, he will step down from his role and will join the English side.

‘McCullum is a big name in the cricket fraternity and his addition to the English side will great for them. McCullum has played 101 test matches where he smashed 6453 runs with an average of 38.64. His highest score highest in red-ball cricket is 302 which came against India in 2014. Get the latest online betting apps for IOS and Android here on our site.

England cricket is in its changing phase where there are several changes are happening in this team. And all between this McCullum is the one more change in Men’s team after the Ben Stokes are appointed the new captain. Stokes has replaced Joe Root in the red-ball team. He stepped down from his role of captaincy after a poor performance in Ashes and a loss in West Indies. There is another change in ECB which is Rob Key’s joining as the managing director of the men’s team.

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England Cricket: Brendon McCullum’s Arrival on English Side

England Cricket: Brendon McCullum is Now The New Test Head Coach
England Cricket: Brendon McCullum is Now The New Test Head Coach

The board of England cricket has brought Brendon McCullum into their circuit by replacing him with Chris Silverwood. This is happening as the effect of England’s suffering of a whitewash in the recently concluded Ash series. Brendon McCullum has been coaching both the Knight Riders franchise teams, Trinbago Knight Riders and Kolkata Knight Riders. After the announcement, he thanked ECB to show faith and trust in him and show belief that he can contribute to the welfare of England cricket.

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“I’d like to say how pleased I am to be given this opportunity to positively contribute to England’s Test cricket set-up and move the team forward into a more successful era,”

McCullum said in an ECB press release.

He continued by saying that he understands the current challenges for the team. And he is confident that he can bring improvement to the side. He said it correctly because the test side of England is going through a bad period. In the new cycle of the World Test Championship, England is at the bottom of the table. The prime work of McCullum would be to improve England’s position in the points table.

And there is plenty of opportunities are waiting for him. As England will be facing three top contenders in test cricket in the summers. First of all, they are going to host the New Zealand side, and then they will have the pending Test match against India.

Last year India toured England for a Test series but did not complete the series for Covid concerns. After that, there will be three-match Test series against South Africa. 100% free cricket match betting tips and match guides, written by professional betting experts here.

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