List of England cricket team coaches

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The Coach of the England cricket was a position first filled in 1986. There have been nine coaches in total, with Peter Moores holding the position twice. The role usually entails selecting players for squads, selecting the starting eleven and giving media interviews. Commonly referred to as coach, the role has in the past also been labelled as team manager or team director.

List of England Coaches

The following men have held the position of Head Coach of the England Cricket Team. Duncan Fletcher is the longest serving coach, having held the role for eight years, and Peter Moores is the only man to have held the position twice. The current coach is Trevor Bayliss, who was appointed in 2015, but has announced that he will leave when his contract runs out in 2019.

Name Tenure Nationality
Micky Stewart 1986-1992 England English
Keith Fletcher 1992-1995 England English
Ray Illingworth 1995-1996 England English
David Lloyd 1996-1999 England English
Duncan Fletcher 1999-2007 Zimbabwe Zimbabwean
Peter Moores 2007-2009 England English
Andy Flower 2009-2014 (Tests only 2012-2014) Zimbabwe Zimbabwean
Ashley Giles 2012-2014 (ODIs and T20 only) England English
Peter Moores 2014-2015 England English
Trevor Bayliss 2015-2019 Australia Australian

Splitting the role

In 2012 Andy Flower resigned from his position of coach of the ODI and T20 team, but remained in his role as coach of the Test team. Ashley Giles was appointed coach of the limited overs team but had no involvement in the Test team.[1] Flower was the first of the two coaches to depart, with Ashley Giles being replaces as limited overs coach when Peter Moores was appointed as the roles were combined again.[2]

Foreign Coaches

Duncan Fletcher became the first foreign coach of the English cricket team, although both his parents were English. Andy Flower was born in Zimbabwe, and the current coach of the England team, Trevor Bayliss, is Australian.


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