JOHANNESBURG – Cricket SA (CSA) on Monday announced the appointment of India’s Amol Muzumdar as interim batting coach of South Africa for next month’s three-match Test series against India.
The Test series is the Proteas first engagement in the new ICC Test Match Championship.
Muzumdar, 44, had a first-class career that lasted 20 years during which time he made more than 11 000 first-class runs, including 30 centuries, at an average of 48.
He has moved on to become one of the top coaches in India, holding high performance coaching certificates from the BCCI, Cricket Australia as well as in the UK through both Lancashire and Yorkshire.
His previous coaching appointment have included being the batting coach of Rajasthan Royals at the IPL, coaching the India Under-19 and Under-23 sides at the National Cricket Academy and being batting coach of the Netherlands national side.