Paul Farbrace to coach England during the Vitality IT20s against Australia and India

Paul Farbrace to coach England
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Assistant coach Paul Farbrace will be in charge of England's T20 side for the Vitality IT20 matches against Australia and India.

Head coach Trevor Bayliss will take a break from coaching duties and focus his attention during the two-week period watching the England Lions in the 50-over Tri-series competition against India A and West Indies A. He will also be in attendance at the Royal London One Day Cup final between Hampshire and Kent at Lord’s on Saturday, June 30 and will take the opportunity to watch some county cricket across the country.

Bayliss will return to his role with England ahead of the ODIs against India starting at Trent Bridge on Thursday, July 12.

England IT20 squad

Eoin Morgan (Middlesex) Captain, Moeen Ali (Worcestershire), Jonathan Bairstow (Yorkshire), Jake Ball (Nottinghamshire), Jos Buttler (Lancashire), Sam Curran (Surrey), Tom Curran (Surrey), Alex Hales (Nottinghamshire), Chris Jordan (Sussex), Liam Plunkett (Yorkshire), Adil Rashid (Yorkshire), Joe Root (Yorkshire), Jason Roy (Surrey), David Willey (Yorkshire).

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VITALITY IT20 FIXTURES:

IT20, England v Australia, Wednesday June 27, Edgbaston, Birmingham (6.30pm BST)

1st IT20, England v India, Tuesday July 3, Emirates Old Trafford (5.30pm BST)

2nd IT20, England v India, Friday July 6, Sophia Gardens, Cardiff (5.30pm BST)

3rd IT20, England v India, Sunday July 8, The Brightside Ground, Bristol (2pm BST)