The 52-year-old Australian – Trevor Bayliss has reportedly been offered the role of England new head coach, according to Sky Sports.
However, there has been no official announcement as yet from the England and Wales Cricket Board, but it is thought the governing body is in talks with the contender for the role of England coach and there may be announcement within the next 24 hours.
— Sky Sports Cricket (@SkyCricket) May 25, 2015
Bayliss has got a wealth of coaching experience – after leading the Sri Lanka to the World Cup final in 2011, a successful coaching stint with New South Wales, Sydney Sixers in BBL and Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL
If Bayliss accepts the offer, then his first campaign would be the Ashes series starts on July 8.
Here’s how twitter reacts after Bayliss linked with England job.
If Trevor Bayliss is the new coach of England, then England are very lucky, as he is a ripper & even better, he’s pure old school too…
— Shane Warne (@ShaneWarne) May 25, 2015
Trevor Bayliss is a top man and super coach. Would be a very good appointment for the ECB imo .
— Niall John O Brien (@niallnobiobrien) May 25, 2015
— Damien Fleming (@bowlologist) May 25, 2015
— Rocksteddie (@edthedrummer) May 25, 2015
Interestingly, Eng want an Aus coach, 1st they were trying Langer, Gillespie & now Trevor Bayliss
— George Bailey (@BaileyGeorge82) May 25, 2015
— Paul Whitfield (@wittersbbqking) May 25, 2015
If it’s true that Trevor Bayliss is to be next England coach what does that say about ECB’s faith in home grown talent?
— Joe Lobo (@joeloboITV) May 25, 2015
So with Trevor Bayliss involved, the English cricket team can’t be accused of a lack of invention. Or maybe it’s a wind up! #notthatone
— bethan browne (@farnham73) May 25, 2015