England bowling coach David Saker has revealed he turned down the post of director of cricket at Warwickshire.

‘I would like to take (my England role) through at least until the end of the 2015 World Cup,' he said.

Staying with England: Saker (right) and Andy Flower during a nets session at Lord's last year

England's head coach Andy Flower will doubtless be a happy man, with Saker's input seen as vital.

Saker has been with England since just before their triumphant World Twenty20 campaign in the Caribbean in 2010.

England recently won a Test series in India for the first time in nearly 28 years, and face two Ashes series against old rivals Australia in the next twelve months.

Daily Mail