MI Head Coach: Mumbai Indians on Friday confirmed the appointment of former South Africa player Mark Boucher as their new head coach. He will start his campaign with the Indian Premier League (IPL) in 2023. Earlier this week, Cricket South Africa (CSA) had also confirmed that Boucher will step down as the head coach of the men’s senior team after the upcoming T20 World Cup which is scheduled to be played in October-November in Australia as well. Seeking official betting sites in India? Learn how to find the right one for you and explore your sports betting options.

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However, Mark Boucher has had a long and illustrious career as a wicketkeeper-batsman and he also holds the record for the most Test dismissals by a wicket-keeper as well. And, after his retirement, he took over as coach for Titans which is a top-level cricket franchise in South Africa, and he also led them to five domestic titles as well.

In 2019, Cricket South Africa appointed Mark Boucher as the head coach of the team where he guided the team to 11 Test wins, 12 in ODIs and 23 T20I victories.

MI Head Coach: Mark Boucher is likely to guide Mumbai with yet another title next year

“It is an honor and privilege to be appointed as Head Coach of MI. Their history and achievements as a franchise clearly put them up there as one of the most successful sporting franchises in all of world sport. I look forward to the challenge and respect the need for results. It’s a strong unit with great leadership and players. I look forward to adding value to this dynamic unit,” Mark Boucher stated in an official media release, issued by Mumbai Indians.

Akash Ambani, Chairman, Reliance Jio Infocomm, has also said: “It’s a pleasure to welcome Mark Boucher to Mumbai Indians. With his proven expertise on the field and off it as a coach guiding his team to numerous victories, Mark will add immense value to MI and take forward its legacy.”

However, earlier this week, former Mumbai Indians head coach Mahela Jayawardene was appointed Global Head of Performance by the franchise. Moreover, Zaheer Khan, who was the Director of Cricket Operations, has also been given a new role by the franchise. The former India speedster will now be Mumbai Indian’s Global Head of Cricket Development as well. However, the two form the team for the franchise’s “growing global cricket footprint”, Mumbai Indians had shared in an official release recently as well.

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