Chris Gayle (L) Richard Pybus (C) and Carlos Brathwaite (R) of West Indies decide half in a training session in the future forward of the first ODI between West Indies and England at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados, on February 19, 2019. (Photograph by Randy Brooks / AFP) (Photograph credit can also still learn RANDY BROOKS/AFP by capacity of Getty Photos)
The College of the Western Cape (UWC) has pulled off rather a coup with the appointment of Richard Pybus as their Cricket Club’s head coach and director of cricket.
Pybus comes into the characteristic no longer easiest as the prone coach of Cape Cobras, Titans and Border nevertheless also sports activities international journey having labored as the mentor-in-chief of Pakistan and the West Indies. He has also held roles with English county Middlesex, IPL outfit Kolkata Knight Riders and the Bangladesh nationwide team.
Worn Pakistan coach lands UWC top job
The seasoned coach has already begun working to prepare UWC for the Varsity Cup, College Sports activities South Africa tournaments and Western Province Cricket Association premier league which predict in the upcoming season.
Pybus has proven to be a coach that embraces unique ideas and abilities whereas championing a holistic manner to coaching and player management.
UWC have produced younger Proteas prospects in Lizaad Williams and Zubayr Hamza, and the appointment of a coach of the calibre of Pybus speaks to their ambition to churn out extra internationals and win honours on the club and varsity scene.
“We are delighted to welcome Richard as director of cricket. Richard has huge home and international journey that can easiest profit aspiring younger cricketers in the Western Cape,” the College of the Western Cape Cricket Club’s Cleave Kock informed Club Cricket SA.
“Richard’s characteristic includes taking impress of the first XI, player trend of our excessive-efficiency neighborhood, mentoring our coaches and assisting with our outreach program in the Western Cape.”
UWC nurturing grass roots trend
Pybus joins an organisation committed to enabling transformation thru grassroots trend. UWC supports the course of with its backing of the Sports activities Abilities for Lifestyles Abilities programme, an NGO that assists essentially younger cricket avid gamers from mostly marginalized communities to gain fetch entry to to additional education.
Titans seamer Williams came thru that programme and is now a longtime franchise and provincial performer on the fringes of the nationwide team.