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South Africa title Wandile Gwavu as white-ball fielding coach

Three days after securing computerized qualification to the 2023 World Cup, South Africa are filling up their backroom employees forward of the match. Wandile Gwavu has been named white-ball fielding coach and can work below Rob Walter, who was appointed earlier within the yr, and alongside batting coach JP Duminy.

A everlasting bowling coach is but to be recognized after Rory Kleinveldt did the job in an interim capability final summer season.

Gwavu joins the nationwide males’s set-up after 4 seasons on the Johannesburg-based Lions group, the place he gained 5 titles. He has additionally labored with the Jozi Stars within the now defunct Mzansi Tremendous League and with the Joburg Tremendous Kings within the SA20. As well as, he been concerned with South Africa’s Beneath-19 and A sides.

“He brings a wealth of expertise on the highest degree in South African cricket with a training profession that speaks volumes,” Enoch Nkwe, South Africa’s director of cricket mentioned. “With the tremendous margins and the ever-increasing stakes in 50-over and T20 cricket, fielding has grow to be a essential a part of any profitable group and we strongly imagine Wandile’s experience will assist the Proteas keep their sturdy custom of fielding excellence throughout each codecs.”

Gwavu replaces Justin Ontong, who was a part of Mark Boucher’s teaching employees and is known to have utilized for the vacant place at Paarl, the place Duminy was head coach. Each Paarl and the Lions are actually looking for new head coaches forward of the 2023/24 season. Gwavu’s first task with the group would be the white-ball sequence towards Australia which begins on August 30 and consists of three T20Is and 5 ODIs.



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