Kallis joins as batting consultant for England's tour of Sri Lanka

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21 Dec 2020 | 01:02 PM
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Kallis joins as batting consultant for England's tour of Sri Lanka

Seven coaches will join the squad for the two-Test tour, with the tour party departing on 2 January

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England have confirmed the coaching appointments for their Test Tour of Sri Lanka in January. Seven coaches will join the squad for the two-Test tour, with the tour party departing on 2 January. Former South Africa allrounder Jacques Kallis joins the England setup for the first time as batting coaching consultant.

Coaching Appointments:

Head Coach: Chris Silverwood 

Assistant Coach: Paul Collingwood 

Wicketkeeper Coaching Consultant: James Foster

Fielding Coach: Carl Hopkinson

Batting Coaching Consultant: Jacques Kallis

Bowling Coach: Jon Lewis

Spin Bowling Coaching Consultant: Jeetan Patel

England Men’s Test Squad

Joe Root (Yorkshire, captain), Moeen Ali (Worcestershire), James Anderson (Lancashire), Jonathan Bairstow (Yorkshire), Dom Bess (Yorkshire), Stuart Broad (Nottinghamshire), Jos Buttler (Lancashire), Zak Crawley (Kent), Sam Curran (Surrey), Ben Foakes (Surrey), Dan Lawrence (Essex), Jack Leach (Somerset), Dom Sibley (Warwickshire), Olly Stone (Warwickshire), Chris Woakes (Warwickshire), Mark Wood (Durham).

Tour Schedule

Saturday 2 January: Touring party departs from London to Hambantota

Tuesday 5-9 January: Training and preparation at Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota

Thursday 14-18 January: 1st Test match – Sri Lanka v England, Galle International Cricket Stadium, Galle

Friday 22-26 January: 2nd Test match – Sri Lanka v England, Galle International Cricket Stadium, Galle

Wednesday 27 January: Touring party departs Sri Lanka.

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