Cape Town: Set to be appointed as South African cricket team's next coach on Monday, Gary Kirsten said it would be a masssive honour after representing the national team with distinction for a decade.
Kirsten, 43, played in 101 Tests and 185 ODIS for the Proteas in a career spanning a decade.
"I would love to coach the South African team - it's my people. It will be a natural progression," Kirsten said. "I'd consider it a massive honour," the former left-handed batsman, who guided India to a World Cup triumph in the sub-continent two months ago, said.