• England in India, 2013

Bresnan relaxed about England coaching changes

ESPN staff
January 4, 2013
Tim Bresnan expects England to adapt to the change in structure © AFP

Tim Bresnan believes there will be no waves made by the decision to bring in Ashley Giles as England's ODI coach.

Giles has been parachuted into the 50-over structure, to take the weight off Andy Flower who remains in control of the Test side and in overall charge of all three formats.

There are some in the game questioning how such a system can work effectively but, ahead of the ODI series with India, all-rounder Bresnan is convinced the players will adapt to the change - citing the example of the past changes made to the captaincy, which is now held by Alastair Cook for one-day internationals and Tests but Stuart Broad for Twenty20 contests.

"It is pretty good," Bresnan told Sky Sports News when asked about the first impression of Giles. "Most of the plans that we use for one-day cricket will still be in place.

"He is generally imparting his knowledge on the day-to-day running of things. It's been really good.

"I don't see it any different than having three captains over three forms. It is a different set of players to be fair. There are only a couple of us that play all three forms, so it will be seamless I think."

The England camp arrived in Delhi and were met with a surprising cold blast, which Bresnan claims the players will have to adapt to. He said: "We weren't expecting it in Delhi, but we have just got to get used to it as fast as we can."

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