England coach Chris Silverwood will leave his team's tour of New Zealand early because of a family bereavement, officials said Wednesday. <p></p> <p></p>The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said Silverwood would depart on Saturday after day two of the second Test in Hamilton. <p></p> <p></p>"Assistant coaches Graham Thorpe and Paul Collingwood will assume responsibility of team affairs alongside Test captain Joe Root for the remainder of the New Zealand tour," it tweeted. <p></p> <p></p>The New Zealand tour is Silverwood's first in charge of England after he was named as Trevor Bayliss' replacement in October. <p></p> <p></p>Silverwood's team was trounced by an innings and 65 runs in the first Test and rocked by paceman Jofra Archer's revelation that a spectator at Mount Maunganui's Bay Oval racially abused him after he was dismissed late in the match. <p></p> <p></p>The ECB did not specify the nature of Silverwood's bereavement.