(Reuters) – South Africa have named former quick bowler Victor Mpitsang as the brand new convenor of selectors forward of a proposed dwelling restricted overs collection towards England subsequent month.
“The function for the nationwide convenor of selectors is an extremely necessary one, which is why the method of appointing the eventual candidate has taken so lengthy,” director of cricket Graeme Smith mentioned in a media launch on Wednesday.
“We would have liked to make certain that we’ve got left the function within the most secure arms doable and Victor’s credentials communicate for themselves.”
Mpitsang, 40, performed two One Day Internationals for South Africa as a young person in 1999, and remodeled 100 top notch appearances earlier than retiring in 2012. He was beforehand head of selectors for the nationwide Beneath-19 aspect.
Cricket South Africa are hoping to host England in Cape City for 3 ODI and three Twenty20 Internationals beginning late November, and got a lift this week then they obtained authorities approval for the tour to go forward, although no official announcement has been made.
Reporting by Nick Stated; Modifying by Christian Radnedge