- Cricket legend Jacques Kallis has been appointed as a batting consultant for the English cricket team
- He is no stranger to helping teaching players how to bat and has helped the Proteas in the past
- He will be helping the English prepare for their upcoming Sri Lankan Test series
Former Proteas all-rounder Jacques Kallis has donned the English rose as he joins the coaching squad as a batting consultant.
This comes as the English cricket team prepares to confront Sri Lanka in the upcoming Test series.
The English cricket team have a history of appointed talented players to help their team prepare for test series' according to The South African.
Jonathan Trott had helped out before the Pakistan tests the previous summer and Marcus Trescothick had helped out with the T20 and ODI which were eventually postponed earlier this year.
Kallis has worked as a batting consultant before, he helped South Africa during their Test series against England which saw the pommies winning 3-1.
This time Kallies will be on the English bench and helping to make sure the boys keep their eye on the ball.
Earlier, Briefly.co.za reported that South African cricketer Kagiso Rabada has been awarded the Purple Cap from the Indian Premier League (IPL). The 25-year-old plays for the Delhi Capitals and received the cap for the efforts in his team for the 2020 campaign.
The Purple Cap is awarded to the season's leading wicket-taker in the tournament. Rabada is at the top of the pack with 30 wickets taken. This is just three more wickets than Jasprit Bumrah of the Mumbai Indians.
Rabada took the 30 wickets in a mere 17 matches, thus setting a record for Delhi Capitals in the process.
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that Cricket South Africa's member's council agreed to dissolve the entire board. The Cricket South Africa (CSA) board is reportedly on the brink of dissolving.
This comes after the resignation of CSA independent director Dheven Dharmalingam. It's alleged that the entire board would be following suit. The members council had a meeting reports say that they resolved to dissolve the entire CSA board.
It is still unclear if this order will extend to executive management. The members council contains 14 affiliate presidents including the president and vice-president of the CSA.
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