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Yorkshire’s Jason Gillespie backs choice of Trevor Bayliss as England coach

• ‘If it’s Trevor, I’m fully supportive of it,’ says Gillespie
• Yorkshire coach takes call from Andrew Strauss on Monday morning

Jason Gillespie believes England have got the right man in Trevor Bayliss to take over as England’s head coach.

The Yorkshire coach learned he had been overlooked for the role earlier on Monday when he was informed he was not the ECB’s “preferred candidate” in a telephone call with the England director of cricket, Andrew Strauss, before day two of the County Championship match at Somerset.

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