IPL 2023: Mahela Jayawardena loses his job, Mumbai Indians appoint Mark Boucher as new head coach: Follow LIVE UPDATES
IPL 2023 – Mumbai Indians New Coach: Former wicketkeeper of South Africa, Mark Boucher has been appointed as the new head coach…
IPL 2023 – Mumbai Indians New Coach: Former wicketkeeper of South Africa, Mark Boucher has been appointed as the new head coach of the Mumbai Indians. He replaces Mahela Jayawardena, who has been given a wider role in the Mumbai Indians family. The Sri Lankan was appointed global head of performance at Mumbai Indians. Boucher called this new job a challenge and will take charge of the team ahead of next season in the IPL. Follow IPL 2023 LIVE updates with InsideSport.IN
Mumbai Indians New Coach – Mark Boucher Mumbai Indians Coach
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“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,” said Boucher in a statement.
Mark Boucher Mumbai Indians Coach: Boucher is an experienced coached, having served t the franchise level for the Titans in South Africa. More importantly, the former wicket-keeper batter is also in charge of the South Africa national team as the head coach. He took over the reins from 2019 and the Proteas met good success with Boucher at the helm. The T20 World Cup in Australia will be his last assignment.
Mumbai Indians are of course happy to get such a man for the pressure job in Mumbai Indians. The franchise is one of the most successful in the IPL history.
Akash. M. Ambani, Chairman, Reliance Jio Infocomm, 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.”
Boucher is no stranger to the IPL. He has played for various franchises in the cash-rich league, including the Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore. Besides, he was also a part of the KKR coaching staff in 2016, working in the capacity of wicketkeeping coach.
However, without a shadow of doubt, this Mumbai Indians role is going to test the South African man. The demands of the IPL are very different from his previous stints in South Africa.