Discarded and dumped Chris Silverwood, Former England Men’s Head Coach, and player, has been appointed Sri Lanka Head Coach.
Silverwood was appointed as Head Coach of England’s Men’s team in October 2019, having previously been the England Men’s bowling coach working under then Head Coach Trevor Bayliss when England won the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019. He was relieved from his duties, after the Three Lions’ debacle in Ashes.
Silverwood played six Tests and seven ODIs for England and played county cricket for Yorkshire and Middlesex.
After his playing career, Chris has taken into coaching, taking over Mashonaland Eagles in Zimbabwe, winning the inaugural Logan Cup before a very successful stint as the Head Coach of Essex County Cricket.
His first competitive assignment with the Sri Lanka National team will be the upcoming Test series away in Bangladesh. He is contracted for a two year period.