Ashwell Prince has relinquished his role as SA selector to pursue a career in coaching.
The former Proteas vice-captain formed part of a four-man committee, with Errol Stewart and former Gauteng player Hussein Manack under convenor Linda Zondi. He submitted his resignation prior to South Africa A’s tour of Australia where he travelled as assistant and batting coach. The team finished third in the Quadrangular A-Team One-Day series.
Prince finds himself close to confirming a position as he looks for opportunities at domestic level for the upcoming season.
‘I feel I have more to offer as a coach, so that’s what I want to concentrate on,’ Prince told ESPNcricinfo.’
During his stint as selector, which began in June 2015, the Proteas only managed two Test wins in 12 matches, 11 ODI wins in 22 matches and 10 wins out of 15 matches in T20s.
Prince played 66 Tests for the Proteas scoring 3 665 runs at an average of 41.64 with 11 hundreds and 11 fifties to his name.
There is no indication of when a replacement for Prince will be announced.
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