England coach Chris Silverwood set for summer break during Sri Lanka, Pakistan ODI series

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England caput manager Chris Silverwood connected Friday said helium volition manus implicit the reins of the ODI broadside to his assistants during the summertime to guarantee helium takes a interruption successful a congested year.

England manager  Chris Silverwood. (Reuters Photo)

England manager Chris Silverwood. (Reuters Photo)

HIGHLIGHTS

  • England manager Chris Silverwood to instrumentality interruption aft NZ Tests, volition skip Pak, SL ODI series
  • Paul Collingwood and Graham Thorpe volition instrumentality complaint of the ODI squad for 1 bid each
  • Silverwood said it was important to support the backroom unit arsenic caller arsenic possible

England caput manager Chris Silverwood volition instrumentality a interruption aft his team's 2 Tests against New Zealand, handing implicit the reins of the ODI broadside to his assistants for the location bid against Sri Lanka and Pakistan, starting precocious June.

Silverwood's assistants Paul Collingwood and Graham Thorpe volition instrumentality complaint of the England squad for 1 bid each against Sri Lanka and Pakistan from precocious June to mid-July.

"It's not just connected the players if I americium operating astatine little than 100%, and it is not just connected myself either," Silverwood told British media.

"Thorpey volition bash 1 and Colly volition bash the other, and I'll usage it arsenic my interruption to refresh and get acceptable for what is up of us."

England person already adopted a rest-and-rotation argumentation for its players to tackle a relentlessly engaged schedule.

After the two-match location Test bid against New Zealand, starting connected June 2, England volition play 12 white-ball internationals astatine home. Their limited-overs location bid against Sri Lanka begins connected June 23 with the archetypal of the 3 T20Is, followed by 3 ODIs.

Then, Pakistan's circuit of 3 ODIs and arsenic galore T20Is begins connected July 16. This volition beryllium followed by a five-match location Test bid against India opening August 4, erstwhile Silverwood volition instrumentality to the helm of affairs.

Silverwood is not yet definite whether helium volition person a interruption successful that time.

"I'm not going to contradict it's not casual for me," helium said, of switching disconnected from his job. "Obviously I americium wholly connected committee with what we are doing. I americium precise embedded successful it now. I bash find it hard to power disconnected but I'll bash my best."

England are expected to sanction their trial squad for the bid against top-ranked New Zealand aboriginal adjacent week.

Ashley Giles, the managing manager of England men's cricket, has antecedently suggested that players who participated successful the COVID-19-hit Indian Premier League are improbable to diagnostic successful the Test series, which begins connected June 2.

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