Worcestershire director of cricket Steve Rhodes will not coach England at the Under-19 World Cup after the county confirmed he’s under investigation.
It has been reported Rhodes in the back of agenda telling the county regarding the arrest of all-rounder Alex Hepburn, who has now been charged with two counts of rape.
Worcestershire have not commented at the ones evaluations.
However, chairman Steve Taylor confirmed that Rhodes, 53, is “under investigation but not suspended”.
The ECB said his duties with the under-19s will now “not be happening”.
The Under-19 World Cup takes place in New Zealand in January and February 2018.
Worcestershire said in a commentary: “WCCC can confirm they’re in this day and age dealing with a disciplinary matter involving Steve Rhodes and relates best to his serve as as director of cricket.
“The subject is ongoing so right now there will be no additional remark”.
Former wicketkeeper Rhodes been in keep watch over of Worcestershire since 2006 after participating in for the county from 1985 to 2004.
He seemed in 11 Tests for England in 1994 and 1995, and carried out in nine one-day internationals.