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PSL 2021: Herschelle Gibbs named Karachi Kings head coach

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  • Gibbs replaces Dean Jones 
  • Gibbs is a former South African participant 
  • He was the primary participant to hit consecutive sixes in ODIs

KARACHI: Former South African cricketer Herschelle Herman Gibbs has been named head coach for the Pakistan Tremendous League (PSL) champions Karachi Kings.

Gibbs might be changing Dean Jones, who handed away in Mumbai through the Indian Premier League season on September 24, 2020. 

Jones had joined the Karachi Kings forward of the PSL 2020 draft in November, 2019. He coached the group through the league earlier than it was halted as a result of coronavirus pandemic in March final 12 months. 

The league resumed in November 2020 with Wasim Akram as stand-in coach following Jones’ dying. Previous to Jones, former Australian cricketer Mickey Arthur was the coach for the PSL group. 

‘Aggression and fervour’

“He changed the way the game was played with his aggression and passion and taking it into his coaching as well,” wrote Karachi Kings in an Instagram publish. “A great believer in the strength of teamwork and discipline. Welcome to the family, Gibbsy!”

“Hot out the gate this year,” wrote Gibbs on Instagram. “Excited much to work with the Karachi Kings.”

The South African cricketer has performed all codecs of the sport in his 14-year-long profession.

He’s additionally the primary participant to hit consecutive sixes in a single over in One Day Internationals when he performed towards the Netherland within the 2007 World Cup in West Indies.

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