The England and Wales Cricket Board announced that a former professional cricketer and cricket commentator, Edward Thomas Smith has selected as England’s new national selector.
Further, the ECB said, “Smith would be part of a “new approach to scouting, assessing and selecting players for the senior men’s Test, T20, and one-day sides, ensuring greater connection right through the international pathway.”
A 40-year-old cricket commentator Smith said, “I’m delighted to take on the role of national selector. I was very happy with what I was doing previously but the chance to be at the forefront of this development in English cricket was too good an opportunity to turn down.”
Smith has a top of the line history degree from Cambridge University. He has composed enthusiastically of the ‘Moneyball’ way to deal with an enrollment that has upset the procedure of ability recognizable proof in real North American games.
Smith said, “It is an exciting time for England cricket. I’m very much looking forward to working with Trevor, Joe, and Eoin, as we work towards ensuring that the talent in English cricket feeds into consistent performances in all formats of the game.”
A former England batsman will appoint a full-time independent selector to work alongside in a three-man panel, with a new scouting system reporting to the trio. Smith scored 64 in his first Test innings afterward, he managed only 23 more runs in his next four innings.