MI Cape Town appoint Simon Katich as head coach; Hashim Amla to be batting coach | Cricket News

MUMBAI: Former Australian cricketer Simon Katich was appointed head coach of the MI Cape Town while South African batsman great Hashim Amla will head up the team’s batting unit, the franchise announced ahead of South Africa’s Premier T20 League.
Katich and Amla will be joined by former New Zealand and Mumbai Indians batsman James Pamment as team coach and another former South African cricketer Robin Peterson as manager. general.
“It’s an absolute honor to be offered the position of Head Coach of MI Cape Town. It’s always special to build a new team, hone your skills and create a team culture,” said Katich in a press release.
“I look forward to ensuring MI Cape Town develops into a team that leverages local talent and has MI’s core values ​​at its core,” he added.
“I am delighted to take on this assignment with MI Cape Town. Many thanks to the owners of MI, management and my manager for making this so easy. From everything they have planned, it looks like it will be an amazing platform that will attract our local talent,” Amla said.
MI Cape Town have so far announced the signing of five players – Kagiso Rabada, Dewald Brevis, Rashid Khan, Sam Curran and Liam Livingstone.
The tournament is expected to take place from January to February.

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