Ind vs Eng: Marcus Trescothick, Jeetan Patel named England’s Elite batting and fielding coach

Ind vs Eng: Marcus Trescothick, Jeetan Patel named England’s Elite batting and fielding coach

Ind vs Eng: In a number of new appoints by the England Cricket Board, Marcus Trescothick, Jeetan Patel and Jon Lewis are appointed batting, spin bowling and pace bowling coaching. Richard Dawson joins as Elite Pathway Coach.

Former England batter Marcus Trescothick, who will work as Elite batting coach, has played for England and Somerset. He will take the role in mid-March.

Young Lions head coach Jon Lewis has been promoted for the role of Elite batting coach.

Jeetan Patel will head the Elite Spin bowling. He has played for New Zealand and Warwickshire in the past.

Meanwhile, Dawson will take the new role in mid-April. He has previously worked as Head Coach at Gloucestershire.

Speaking about the appointments, ECB performance Director Mo Bobat said, “Over the last couple of years, we’ve been working to grow our pool of players that are ready to play for England. Achieving the type of depth that has enabled us to compete successfully across formats, both home and away. The Elite Coaches will play an important role in enhancing this depth further, helping us to sustain success over time. We want to be renowned and respected for the quality of our coaching.

“Following an extensive recruitment process, I’m really excited about the calibre of the individuals that we’ve appointed into these specialist roles. Marcus, Jon and Jeetan have demonstrated their ability at the highest level and also show huge potential for the future.

“Working in conjunction with counties, they will have responsibility for developing and preparing current and next-in-line England players whilst also adding value to our England and Lions environments. In addition, they will support the development of our best Under 19 players through our Young Lions programme.”