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Full name Trevor Harley Bayliss
Born December 21, 1962, Goulburn, New South Wales
Current age 52 years 73 days
Major teams New South Wales
Batting style Right-hand bat
Bowling style Right-arm offbreak
|First-class span||1985/86 - 1992/93|
|List A span||1985/86 - 1996/97|
Trevor Bayliss was a stroke playing middle-order batsman and brilliant cover fielder who has quickly made his mark as the head coach of New South Wales. Bayliss took over from Steve Rixon for 2004-05 and experienced immediate success by guiding the side to the Pura Cup, backing it up the following summer with another tight win to seal the ING trophy.
Originally from Goulburn, Bayliss moved to Sydney to play for New South Wales and had his best season in 1989-90 when he scored 992 runs at 55.11. His haul included two centuries and six fifties and he was voted the state's Players' Player of the Year. He captained the Blues in a match against Queensland in 1990-91 and appeared for his state in 58 first-class games over eight seasons.
After he finished playing, Bayliss became a cricket development officer for the NSW Cricket Association and was a long-term Second XI mentor before taking the top job. Given his record as coach, it was no surprise when he was appointed by Sri Lanka to succeed Tom Moody.
Cricinfo staff June 2007
South Africa's captain needs to single out his players for attention and get them firing individually and as a team
It has helped that India have a captain who has lasted as long as he has due to his approach of treating cricket for what it is: a game
The events in Brisbane may not matter much in the big picture of this World Cup, but to Misbah-ul-Haq and his men, it may yet be the spring board to repeat what happened 23 years ago
AB de Villiers returned to give West Indies another hammering, this time at the SCG
Following their dominant start to the World Cup, India have three relatively low-pressure games to fine-tune ahead of the knockouts, and they will want to get their death-overs batting right
After another blunt display, James Anderson's form at this World Cup is becoming a significant problem for England
Our sport can never hope to compete with football unless it takes an expansionist view
They only need to follow the example of their aggressive captain, who doesn't let insecurity undermine him