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Makhaya Ntini appointed head coach of Zimbabwe cricket


Makhaya Ntini replaces Dav Whatmore as Zimbabwe’s interim coach

Makhaya Ntini replaces Dav Whatmore as Zimbabwe’s interim coach

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Makhaya Ntini has been appointed the new interim coach of Zimbabwe’s national cricket team following the termination of former Australia test batsman Davenell Whatmore who was serving as the cricket coach for Zimbabwe on a four year contract.

Makhaya Ntini’s appointment is temporary and is meant to reinforce the cricket team in the forthcoming India championship. The change was made after Zimbabwe failed to succeed for the super stage championship after defeat by Afghanistan by fifty runs. Zimbabwe is set to hold India on a three day internationals championships on June 11th in Harare.

Makhaya Ntini is a former South African bowler and at the same time has been a proteasfast bowler. Following Makhaya Ntini’s interim appointment, Graeme Cremer is set to reinstate Hamilton Masakadza who was a top notch batsman as skipper on a provisional basis. Lance Klusener a former team mate to Makhaya Ntini stated that he looked forward to working with the newly appointed interim coach of Zimbabwe’s national team on EWN Sport. This came following his appointment as the new battling coach on a two year contract that will commence on Sunday of June.

Zimbabwe’s captain, Tatenda Taibu returned to local cricket replacing Kenyoh Ziehl who had fired been together with his panel. Tatenda Taibu has been said to be the youngest black captain after being appointed captain at the age of seventeen in 2004. Taibu also acknowledged that Zimbabwe should adopt its own brand and style in playing the cricket game. Due to the changes made we look foward for an immense and awesome cricket game in the upcoming internationals championships.

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