Brendon McCullum set to be appointed England men’s Test coach


  • Former New Zealand captain coaching Kolkata Knight Riders
  • McCullum has told close contacts he has been offered the job

Brendon McCullum’s appointment as England’s Test coach appears imminent with the New Zealander having informed close contacts that he has been offered the job.

Reports in India suggest he has also handed in his notice at Kolkata Knight Riders and will be free to begin a new role after their final game of the Indian Premier League season has concluded next Wednesday. A formal announcement from the England and Wales Cricket Board is expected before the end of the week, with the 40‑year‑old McCullum emerging as favourite following the completion of the interview process.

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Written by Simon Burnton
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