Former England opener Marcus Trescothick is in line to develop into England’s batting coach in keeping with a report in Dailymail.co.uk. Despite the job cuts because of the pandemic, ECB is trying to fill some key positions. They would even be searching for a substitute of wicket-keeper coach after the departure of Bruce French.
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According to sportsmail, Trescothick is already in Sith Africa and serving to England’s batsmen for the T20I sequence beginning subsequent Friday. Since the departure of Mark Ramprakash from the position in March 2019, solely part-time batting coaches have labored with the facet. Other candidates embrace Jonathan Trott and Ian Bell.
That would imply that the left-hander must tour commonly with the facet once more — after ended his profession in 2006 on account of stress-relalted sickness. Also potential substitute for wicket-keeper coach may embrace former England wicketkeeper James Foster.
Meanwhile, one participant has returned a constructive consequence after the second, necessary spherical of Covid-19 testing of South African squad members forward of the limited-overs tour towards England.
“The player was isolated from the rest of the team and moved to separate, appropriate accommodation with immediate effect. The team’s medical and support staff will monitor the player to ensure his physical health and mental well-being,” mentioned Cricket South Africa (CSA) in an announcement on Friday.
CSA mentioned it might not launch names of affected gamers due to doctor-patient confidentiality, and would make no additional touch upon the problem, till an replace will be offered.
Team administration and CSA are in shut communication with their counterparts from the England Cricket Board (ECB) to make sure full transparency and essentially the most accountable plan of motion going ahead, it mentioned.
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“To that end, the inter-squad practice match that was scheduled for Saturday has been cancelled. The two players — Marco Marais and Stefan Tait — who were called up to the camp to assist the team in their preparation for the practice match after the results of the first Covid-19 testing on Monday were released, will no longer be joining the team,” the assertion mentioned.