The identification of an effective spin pairing for next winter's subcontinental tours is another conundrum for Bayliss
and his fellow selectors, while the search for a productive opening partner for Alastair Cook and the right choice as wicketkeeper-batsman will be revisited in that next Test squad.
But, confirming too that Cook will be "fine" for the third and final Test in Sharjah despite the captain's obvious discomfort from a tight groin while batting in Dubai, Bayliss
sounded more convinced about retaining Moeen than England's wicketkeeperbatsman.
With just four days left before the first of three Tests, England are grappling with several intertwined selection issues - among which Bayliss
conceded Jos Buttler is no longer a certainty to keep wicket, as his travails with the bat continue.
And after watching Alastair Cook and his men batter Australia in Cardiff's Ashes opener, Bayliss
has his sights firmly set on a series win over the country of his birth.
, from Goulburn in New South Wales, will make history in Cardiff next week by becoming the first Australian to lead England in the battle for the urn.
said: "I'll get to know the players, number one.
, an ally of Farbrace's from their days coaching Sri Lanka, is due to fly into England on Wednesday - and two days later leave with 14 of his new charges for a pre-Ashes training camp in Spain.
is due to arrive in England at the end of June ahead of the Ashes opener against Australia on July 8.
said: "It was not an easy decision but talking to Andrew Strauss it got to a point where it was something I could not refuse.
has turned his back on Australian cricket in the biggest way by offering to help their oldest rivals try and take back the precious little urn.
London: Australian Trevor Bayliss
has been appointed as the new head coach of England, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Tuesday.
Dubai: Life as the coach of an Indian Premier League (IPL) team is never exactly a bed of roses, and Trevor Bayliss
is only too aware of it.