Ed Smith by Giovanni Zappia

Ed Smith named England national selector

22 May 2018

Congratulations to Ed Smith, the former cricketer, broadcaster, journalist and Petrean who was appointed as England’s new national selector in April this year, heading up a new 3 man team to pick players for the men's national teams. Smith promised to bring 'fresh ideas' to the selection process and has not disappointed. Information on the new selection can be found in the Guardian. Ed, who was a Test Match Special commentator, played three Tests for England and retired in 2008 having also played first-class cricket for Kent and Middlesex, where he was captain.

Ed Smith confirmed as England selector in job ‘too good to turn down’ - The Guardian

Ed Smith named England national selector - BBC Sport

Former batsman Ed Smith confirmed as England's new national selector - Independant

Ed Smith to be appointed chief selector of England team - The Telegraph