Gibbs appointed as Kuwait’s head coach

Herschelle Gibbs Kuwait head coach South Africa cricket

Herschelle Gibbs will be in charge of Kuwait’s national team

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Former South Africa batsman Herschelle Gibbs has been named Kuwait’s head coach.

Gibbs announced the news via his Twitter account, where he said: “What an exciting challenge this is for all of us.”

Gibbs recently coached the Speenghar Tigers in the Shpageeza Cricket League (SCL), which is Afghanistan’s domestic Twenty20 competition.

The 44-year-old represented South Africa in 90 Tests, where he scored 6,167 runs, which included 14 centuries and 26 half-centuries, at an average of 41.95.

He also played in 248 ODIs, accumulating 8,094 runs, which included 21 hundreds and 37 half-centuries, at an average of 36.13.

In regards to his Twenty20 International career, he featured in 23 matches and amassed 400 runs, which included three fifties, at an average of 18.18.

His first assignment as Kuwait’s head coach will be the┬áICC World Twenty20 sub-regional qualifiers, which will be held in the country in April.

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