Boucher named South African head coach

AFP . Cape Town | Update:

Enoch Nkwe(L), the South African Cricket assistant coach, and Mark Boucher(R), the South African Cricket coach, pose for a portrait at the Newlands Cricket grounds in Newlands, on Saturday. Photo: AFPFormer Test wicketkeeper Mark Boucher was on Saturday named as South African team head coach until 2023.

The announcement was made by Cricket South Africa interim director of cricket, former Test captain Graeme Smith.

Boucher, 43, played in 146 Tests, 290 one-day internationals and 25 Twenty20 internationals for South Africa.

Enoch Nkwe, who was previously interim team director and who was in charge of the team on a recent tour of India, was named assistant coach, also with a contract until 2023, which will mark the end of the next Cricket World Cup.

 
   
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