To be honest the vicecaptaincy hasn't been discussed as yet," said Bayliss
confirmed last month he would be leaving when his existing deal expires in September 2019, kicking off an early bout of speculation about who might take over.
, who has previously coached Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL and Big Bash side Sydney Sixers, has floated similar thoughts in the past but doing so on the occasion of England's 100th T20 match represents a significant intervention.
Throughout his coaching career Bayliss
has never stayed in a post much beyond four years and his stint with England will fit the pattern to a tee.
took the job in 2015, leading England to a home series win over Australia and to the 2016 World Twenty20 final, but he informed England cricketdirector Andrew Strauss a year ago that he was planning to step down.
and captain Joe Root have also backed under-fire senior players Stuart Broad and Alastair Cook to fight through their poor form, despite the obvious need for changes going into the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne next week.
names his squad tomorrow for the series opener at Lord's while contending with a number of injury concerns in his bowling attack, Lancashire's Jimmy Anderson and Stuart Broad among them.
(below), just back from a break in Australia, is expected to head to Old Trafford to run the rule over Hampshire's James Vince.
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There is a temptation to celebrate too much after England's victory over Sri Lanka and their rare qualification for an ICC semi-final and Trevor Bayliss
is well aware of that.
WHATEVER Trevor Bayliss
goes on to achieve with England, he'll do well to top his first game in charge as the country's new head coach.
Joe Root took the man-of-the-match award, but coach Trevor Bayliss
was <Bfull of praise for the England team as a whio