The five-time champions Mumbai Indians (MI), on Friday confirmed the appointment of former South Africa wicketkeeper-batter Mark Boucher as their new head coach, beginning with Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023.
Boucher, who’s at present serving as the top coach of the South Africa Males’s cricket staff will finish his stint with the nationwide facet after the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia.
Boucher will change Mahela Jayawardene on the helm, who has served as head coach of Mumbai Indians since 2017.
Underneath him, the Mumbai-based franchise have received three IPL titles. The veteran Sri Lanka Jayawardene and the previous head coach of MI has been appointed as World Head of Efficiency with the franchise increasing its wings by shopping for groups within the SA20 in addition to the ILT20 event.
Boucher expressed delight on his appointment as head coach and known as MI as some of the profitable sports activities franchises in world sports activities,“It’s an honor and privilege to be appointed as Head Coach of MI. Their historical past and achievements as a franchise clearly put them up there as some of the profitable sporting franchises in all of world sport.”
“I stay up for the problem and respect the necessity for outcomes. It’s a robust unit with nice management and gamers. I stay up for including worth to this dynamic unit.”
“It’s a pleasure to welcome Mark Boucher to Mumbai Indians. Along with his confirmed experience on the sphere and off it as a coach guiding his staff to quite a few victories, Mark will add immense worth to MI and take ahead its legacy,” stated proprietor Akash Ambani.
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