England has finally settled on Chris Silverwood’s successor as the ECB announced the appointment of New Zealand cricket legend Brendon McCullum as the new head coach of the Test team.
For a team that has lost the previous five Test series’, the decision to hand McCullum represents a major risk especially since he has never coached at first-class or Test level.
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As a player, the Kiwi was known for his exciting and attacking play across all forms of cricket, dazzling with his risky style of batting that either netted him major rewards or ended his innings early.
His only experience as a coach has come in franchise cricket, leading teams in the Indian and Caribbean Premier League.
T20 cricket is the one form of the game that was a perfect marriage for how McCullum liked to play…