(Photo) Brendon McCullum appointed England men’s Test coach

Former New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum has been appointed as England’s Men’s team head coach. The 40-year-old’s job at the helm will begin in the home series against New Zealand, commencing on June 2 at Lord’s, subject to obtaining a necessary work visa.

Rob Key was in talks with McCullum who is currently in the middle of his IPL coaching stint with KKR. McCullum is said to have impressed ECB’s selection panel comprising Key, Tom Harrison [CEO], Andrew Strauss [Strategic Adviser] and Mo Bobat [Performance Director], leading to a unanimous appointment decision.