Ian Salisbury: Middlesex appoint former Sussex and Surrey head coach as guide

Ian Salisbury

Ian Salisbury was in charge of Sussex’s County Championship and 50-over sides from November 2020 until last summer

Former Surrey and Sussex head coach Ian Salisbury has joined Middlesex as a consultant coach.

It is the 52-year-old’s first job since leaving Sussex last year after being put on gardening leave, reportedly over the handling of spinner Jack Carson.

He played in 15 Test matches and four one-day internationals for England.

“Ian has a vast knowledge of the game and is hugely experienced both as a player and as a coach,” said Middlesex head coach Richard Johnson.

Salisbury will link up with another former England player, Mark Ramprakash, who is also continuing to work with the club in a consultant role, having re-joined his former county in 2021.

“Bringing people of Sals’s quality into the group, alongside the likes of Ramps, can only be a positive thing,” Johnson added to the club website.external-link

“Aside of everything our players will learn from him, he will also add an…