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Coaching appointments for England Men's Test Tour of Sri Lanka

England confirm coaching appointments for the Men's Test Tour of Sri Lanka in January 2021.

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Coaching appointments for England Men's Test Tour of Sri Lanka

Jacques Kallis

England Men have confirmed the coaching appointments for their Test Tour of Sri Lanka in January.

Seven coaches will join the squad for the two-Test tour, with the tour party departing on 2 January.

Former South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis joins the England setup for the first time as batting coaching consultant.

Coaching Appointments:

Head Coach: Chris Silverwood 
Assistant Coach: Paul Collingwood 
Wicketkeeper Coaching Consultant: James Foster
Fielding Coach: Carl Hopkinson
Batting Coaching Consultant: Jacques Kallis
Bowling Coach: Jon Lewis
Spin Bowling Coaching Consultant: Jeetan Patel

England Men’s Test Squad

Joe Root (Yorkshire, captain), Moeen Ali (Worcestershire), James Anderson (Lancashire), Jonathan Bairstow (Yorkshire), Dom Bess (Yorkshire), Stuart Broad (Nottinghamshire), Jos Buttler (Lancashire), Zak Crawley (Kent), Sam Curran (Surrey), Ben Foakes (Surrey), Dan Lawrence (Essex), Jack Leach (Somerset), Dom Sibley (Warwickshire), Olly Stone (Warwickshire), Chris Woakes (Warwickshire), Mark Wood (Durham).

Tour Schedule

Saturday 2 January: Touring party departs from London to Hambantota
Tuesday 5-9 January: Training and preparation at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota
Thursday 14-18 January: 1st Test match – Sri Lanka v England, Galle International Cricket Stadium, Galle
Friday 22-26 January: 2nd Test match – Sri Lanka v England, Galle International Cricket Stadium, Galle
Wednesday 27 January: Touring party departs Sri Lanka

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