Former South African all-rounder Lance Klusener has been appointed head coach of the Afghanistan cricket team.
More than 50 former players have applied to become head coach of Afghanistan cricket after Phil Simmons resigned.
Klausner is a Level 4 Certified Coach. When Afghanistan plays in a series against the West Indies in November, Klausner will be seen for the first time with a team led by Rashid Khan.
“Lance Klusner is a big name in world cricket,” said El Stanikzai, CEO of the Afghanistan Cricket Board. His coaching will benefit the team well. He has both a player and coach experience. “I look forward to working with this talented team in World Cricket.
Afghanistan plays good cricket and with diligence, they have the potential to be one of the best teams in the world.
Klusner has previously served in the IPL as a bowling coach for Mumbai Indians. In addition, he has been the batting coach of the South African Test and T20 team, the best coach of Zimbabwe and the head coach of the Dolphin franchise in domestic cricket in South Africa.