Trevor Bayliss to step down after 2019 home season


"Do we pick a second XI against these teams", asked Bayliss.

There was some irony in the suggestion that the batsman who might suffer for England's 4-0 Ashes defeat could be Gary Ballance, England's reserve batsman, who never got an opportunity.

England has a busy worldwide schedule this year as they have to play limited-over games in Australia and are also scheduled to tour New Zealand in March this year.

Whether Bayliss has improved England in the Test arena at all is questionable, but there's no doubts they have come on leaps and bounds in limited-overs cricket, reaching the final of 2016's World Twenty20 and semis in the 2017 Champions Trophy. In a recent revelation, Bayliss remarked that playing in the IPL will only add to the fatigue of Joe Root.

It's important to have a new voice in the dressing room. Vince made attractive starts before falling to predictable modes of dismissal while Stoneman went from battling to embattled.

"I'm happy to carry on doing all three formats".

Cummins has enjoyed a fantastic season, dismissing fears over his fitness to impress in all five Tests, and took two more quick wickets as Stuart Broad and then Mason Crane fended deliveries to wicketkeeper Tim Paine.

"We've got to go to New Zealand and take what we've learned from here and try and be better in that series. If we're not as successful as we'd like to be because we're blooding some young players, we have to take that on the chin".

Former England captain Michael Vaughan posted to Instagram, critiquing the props for being far from humble.

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Put simply, numerous most important issues facing the national - over selection, style and even infrastructure - will be overseen by a man who will be gone before crunch time arrives.

Opener Mark Stoneman and off-spinning allrounder Moeen Ali are also under pressure after struggling against a rampant Australia in a 4-0 series hammering.

James Vince averaged just over 26 in the Ashes.

"Being hit on the head didn't outwardly affect Mark's confidence in his practice".

"Vince has looked as comfortable as anyone in the runs he's scored here but then he makes a mistake and gets out and it has been similar each time. It's probably a little bit technical but a lot of it is the mental side of it, knowing which balls to leave and when to attack and when not to". Steve Smith said the series-changing moment for him was Nathan Lyon's brilliant direct-hit run out of James Vince on 83 in the first Gabba Test.

"They dropped off near the end, maybe because of the longevity of the series and having five Tests so close together".

"I told Andrew Strauss probably 12 months ago that September 2019 I'm contracted to and that would see me out", Bayliss said.