Swedish Cricket Affiliation appoints Jonty Rhodes as head coach | Cricket Information

STOCKHOLM: Swedish Cricket Affiliation on Thursday confirmed the appointment of former South Africa batsman Jonty Rhodes as the pinnacle coach of the facet.
Rhodes will begin his employment on the Swedish Cricket Affiliation in mid-November, the place he’ll begin from the Swedish Cricket Affiliation’s workplace in Idrottens Hus, Stockholm.
Presently, the previous Proteas cricketer is with IPL franchise Kings XI Punjab in Dubai. Rhodes is the fielding coach of the Punjab-based franchise.

“I’m actually comfortable in regards to the alternative to maneuver to Sweden with my household and I sit up for working with Swedish Cricket. This chance got here at an ideal time and I’m grateful to have the chance to contribute my vitality in a complete new surroundings. I am actually trying ahead to getting began,” Rhodes mentioned in an official launch.
With a 300 p.c improve within the variety of contributors over the previous two years, cricket is the second-fastest rising sport in Sweden proper now. Swedish Cricket’s membership base is extremely sturdy by way of male senior stage, on the similar time the Swedish Cricket Affiliation along with all Swedish cricket associations strives to broaden actions and create alternatives to incorporate extra kids and younger individuals, women and men, girls and boys.
Rhodes performed 52 Assessments, 245 ODIs for South Africa, managing to attain 8,467 runs throughout each codecs of the sport. He’s nonetheless seen as one of many best fielders to play the sport.
The previous Proteas cricketer has had teaching stints with South Africa’s nationwide crew, IPL franchise Mumbai Indians and now he’s with Kings XI Punjab.

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