Former Proteas batsman Herschelle Gibbs has been appointed as Rajasthani Heroes coach in the T10 League.
Kuwait national cricket coach Gibbs will take control of the re-branded Rajasthani Heroes, formerly known as Team Sri Lanka.
Other teams in the competition are the Bengal Tigers, Karachians Maratha Arabians, Northern Warriors, Pakhtoon Team, Punjabi Legends and last year’s winners the Kerala Kings.
Happy to announce that I’ve been appointed head coach of the @RajasthaniHeroes for the @T10LeagueTweets in Dubai later this year.looking forward to some fireworks from the lads ????
— Herschelle Gibbs (@hershybru) April 28, 2018
The competition consists of eight teams who will play 10-over matches over the course of 10 days in December.
Under Gibbs’ leadership, Kuwait defeated Saudi Arabia by five runs to claim the third qualification spot from the western sub-region to progress to the ICC World T20 Asia Finals along with UAE and Qatar.
He also managed Kuwait to a historic win as they edge closer to a qualifying spot for the 2020 ICC World T20 in Australia.
Gibbs played in 90 Tests, 248 ODIs and 23 T20 internationals for the Proteas between 1996 and 2010.
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