Chris Silverwood favourite to take over as England head coach

England are close to creating a new head trainer with Chris Silverwood the current favourite for the job.
Silverwood, whos currently Englands bowling coach, has been interviewed for the job and discussions over the appointment have been taking place this weekend, Sky Sports News knows.
Hes now set to substitute Trevor Bayliss, that left after four years in charge last month as head coach, and an announcement could be made as early as next week.
Gary Kirsten, South Africa coach and the India, is known to have been interviewed from the ECB.
Silverwood is knowledgeable about this England set-up using worked under Bayliss, also won both branches of their County Championship while accountable for Essex.
The 44-year-old, who was a pace bowler with Yorkshire, played with six Tests and seven one-day internationals for England between 1996 and 2002.
Hes now set to become only the second Englishman to coach the team on a full-time basis since 1999.

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