The Chronicle – Mehluli Sibanda, Senior Sports Reporter

ZIMBABWE Cricket (ZC) yesterday interviewed seven candidates for the vacant senior national team head coach post.

Summary

  • Mehluli Sibanda, Senior Sports Reporter ZIMBABWE Cricket (ZC) yesterday interviewed seven candidates for the vacant senior national team head coach post.
  • Former pace bowler Douglas Hondo is the only Zimbabwean gunning for the post, while South African Lance Klusener, who was sacked together with former head coach Heath Streak’s technical team in April, reportedly pulled out of the interview that was to have been conducted via Skype.
  • Former Highveld Lions coach Geoffrey Toyana, who stepped down from his post earlier this year, and Anton Roux are the two South Africans that were interviewed for the job.
  • Lalchand Rajput from India, who has been engaged as Chevrons’ coach on an interim basis from June 1 to August 31, also got an opportunity to impress the interview panel to prove that he deserves the job full time.
  • ZC chairman Tavengwa Mukuhlani said a new coach should be named after the ODI series against Pakistan.

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