Cricket World – James Taylor has been appointed as England Selector in a full-time capacity, with immediate effect

Taylor played seven Test matches and 27 One-Day Internationals for England, including the 2015 Cricket World Cup and all four Tests in the 2016 Test series win in South Africa.

Summary

  • James Taylor has been appointed as England Selector in a full-time capacity, with immediate effectTaylor played seven Test matches and 27 One-Day Internationals for England, including the 2015 Cricket World Cup and all four Tests in the 2016 Test series win in South Africa.
  • On retiring from professional cricket in 2016 – after being diagnosed with the heart condition ARVC – Taylor brought his experience to other areas of the game as a commentator, coach and England scout.
  • “We are excited that James is joining us as a full-time England Selector for the men’s game.
  • On his appointment as a full-time England Selector, James Taylor said:“I’m thrilled to be taking up this role with the ECB and once again supporting the England set-up.
  • The new selection panel comprises the National Selector (Ed Smith), the England Selector (James Taylor) and the England coach (Trevor Bayliss).


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