Somerset Fielding & Assistant Coach, Paul Tweddle has been named as part of the England Lions coaching group for the training camp in UAE from November 6th to 27th.

Ian Bell and Jim Troughton (Surrey) will lead the batting, Jon Lewis and Neil Killeen (Durham) will take the pace bowlers, Min Patel (Kent) will be in charge of spin bowling and Paul will be groups fielding and wicket-keeping coach.

Graeme Swann will also form part of the coaching team for the first week of the camp as a mentor to support player development.

With the exception of Bell and Swann, who are consultants, and Jon Lewis, who is the ECB Elite Pace Bowling Coach, the coaching staff is seconded from the First-Class Counties.

Mo Bobat, ECB Performance Director, will lead the travelling group.

Bobat said: “It’s a really exciting staff team for a trip that I think will be of huge benefit to all of our players. There’s a wide range of experience to call upon, from across the game, and I’m looking forward to seeing everyone come together this weekend.