New England Team Captain – Ben Stokes England Captain, Gary Kirsten England Coach: As expected versatile Ben Stokes will be England’s NEW TEST CAPTAIN. Stokes The appointment was ratified by new ECB chief executive Rob Key on Tuesday. The official announcement will be made this week. The appointment of a new Test coach has also come closer as Gary Kirsten has given his consent to become England’s NEW TEST COACH. Follow live Cricket News updates with InsideSport.IN
Ben Stokes Captain of England: Key had traveled on Tuesday to meet Stokes. His position as Joe Root’s successor could be announced as early as Thursday.
It is a decision expected since Root’s resignation on April 15, paving the way for his deputy to take office.
New England captain: CONFIRMED, Ben Stokes will be announced as England’s NEW test captain. Gary Kirsten to be named COACH: Follow LIVE UPDATES
New England captain: Key will face the media for the first time in his new role at Lord’s on Thursday.
Key also needs to finalize the new test and white ball coach. The roles were officially announced on Tuesday. It should be mentioned that Gary Kirsten has already given his consent to become the NEW English TEST COACH.
Root Performance in Test- Root, 31, is England’s second all-time goalscorer behind Alastair Cook.
His tally of 5,295 runs as skipper is the highest by an English captain. He has scored 1,708 tries in 2021, including six centuries of tries.