Rivash Gobin is the new head coach of the Warriors franchise. Photo: BackpagePix

PORT ELIZABETH – Eastern Cape Cricket have announced the appointment of Rivash Gobin as head coach of the Warriors franchise.

As a player Rivash represented KwaZulu-Natal, the Dolphins and South Africa U-19s; he also captained both KwaZulu-Natal and South Africa U-19. He has a Masters in Business Administration and is a certified level 3 coach.

In 2012, Gobind was appointed assistant coach of the Dolphins team under Lance Klusener, and helped the side win the 2013–14 Ram Slam T20 Challenge. He was the head coach of the Dolphins teams for the last six weeks of the 2015–16 Sunfoil Series.

In August 2016, Gobind was appointed assistant coach of the Warriors, where he led the Warriors as the interim coach on Malibongwe Maketa’s call-up to the Standard Bank Protea side. 

As the interim coach Rivash has overseen the Warriors sharing the Momentum One Day Cup trophy and outperform previous years’ achievements to finish runners-up in the Sunfoil Series. 

African News Agency (ANA)


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