Root and Stokes don't have official involvement, but can't hurt his chances.
Gary Kirsten is the favourite. Who else is in the frame?
Kirsten becomes the fourth coach to be announced - none of which are English.
Gary Kirsten has stepped down as head coach of Australian Big Bash League (BBL) franchise, Hobart Hurricanes, citing personal reasons.
The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will consider hiring a different coach for white-ball and red-ball cricket on the recommendation of Gary Kirsten.
Former Proteas opening batsman Gary Kirsten feels Australia can still be major contenders at next year's World Cup in the UK despite the ball-tampering scandal.