Brendon McCullum appointed England Men’s Test Head Coach

McCullum is currently in India, working as head coach of Kolkata Knight Riders in IPL 2022. He had previously coached Trinbago Knight Riders to the 2020 Caribbean Premier League title

  • Last Updated:May 12, 2022, 18:40 IST

Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has been appointed as England Men’s Test Head Coach. The England and Cricket Wales Cricket Board (ECB) released an official statement on Thursday to confirm the development.

“McCullum will be in place to start his role for next month’s LV= Insurance three-match Test series against New Zealand, which gets underway at Lord’s from 2 June, subject to obtaining the necessary work visa,” the statement read.

“The ECB’s selection panel of Chief Executive Officer Tom Harrison, Managing Director of England’s Men’s Cricket Rob Key, Strategic Adviser Andrew Strauss and Performance Director Mo Bobat unanimously agreed that he was the outstanding candidate for the role, having impressed during the competitive interview process,” it added.

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