Chris Silverwood favourite to take over as England head coach

England are close to creating a new head trainer the current favourite for the job.
Silverwood, whos currently the bowling coach of England, was interviewed for the job and discussions over the appointment have been taking place this weekend, Sky Sports News knows.
Hes currently set to replace Trevor Bayliss, who left as head coach last month after four years in charge, and a statement could be made as early as a week.
Gary Kirsten, South Africa trainer and the former India, is known to have already been interviewed from the ECB.
Silverwood is knowledgeable about this England setup having functioned under Bayliss, also won the two branches of the County Championship while accountable for Essex.
The 44-year-old, who had been a pace bowler with Yorkshire, performed six Tests and seven one-day internationals for England between 1996 and 2002.
He is presently set to become only the second Englishman to coach the national group on a fulltime foundation since 1999.