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Bayliss to step down as coach after 2019 English season

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

on Tuesday confirmed that he will step down as the team's when his current contract expires after the 2019 English season.

According to espncricinfo, made it clear to Andrew Strauss, who is the of cricket, a year ago, that he would not be seeking an extension regardless of the

"I told probably 12 months ago that September 2019 I'm contracted to and that would see me out," said.

"I've never been anywhere any more than four or five years. Whether you're going well or not I've always felt that round about that four-year mark is time to change.

A new voice, a slightly different approach slightly reinvigorates things. So I passed that on him 12 months ago," he added.

England's recent Ashes defeat has continued the team's poor run of form away from home in Tests since beating in 2015-16.

They team drew 1-1 in Bangladesh, lost 4-0 to before the Ashes defeat in

However, has overseen a dramatic improvement in England's one day record, with the team having reached the final of the World T20 and semi-final of under his watch.

will now play in March for two Test matches.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, January 09 2018. 22:05 IST
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