The Sydney Sixers today appointed Trevor Bayliss as the Head Coach for the next two seasons.
Bayliss, the former Sri Lankan Head Coach, was in charge during the narrow loss to India in the recent World Cup final. In addition he was Head Coach of the RTA SpeedBlitz Blues up until 2005, where he oversaw a victorious 2004-05 Pura Cup campaign, as well as a domestic one-day trophy. Bayliss was chosen because of his proven track record in coaching, and as a player where he played 58 First class matches for New South Wales.
Sydney Sixers General Manager, Stuart Clark was delighted to have a coach of Trevor’s experience on board with the new T20 team. “Trevor is a high quality coach with a huge amount of success domestically and internationally. His ability and respect amongst the playing group provides the foundation to have a successful winning culture.”
Bayliss himself was also looking forward to the challenge of coaching the inaugural T20 team based at the home of cricket, the SCG. “NSW has plenty of talented T20 cricketers and when you potentially add in a couple of international stars, the blend of youth, ability and experience makes for a very exciting prospect. I am really looking forward to working with the Sydney Sixers at the SCG over the next few years.”