Russell Domingo to replace Gary Kirsten as South Africa coach

Russell Domingo also took over as coach of South Africa's Twenty20 team for a series against New Zealand and Pakistan in December 2012, giving Gary Kirsten a chance to focus on Test and One-Day preparations as well as spend more time with his young family.

updated: May 11, 2013 14:59 IST
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The current South Africa assistant coach, Russell Domingo, will be taking over the reigns as the chief coach from Gary Kirsten come August 1. The decision was announced by Cricket South Africa in a press briefing on Saturday.

"It's a massive day in my life and career. Thanks to CSA for having the confidence in me to take up this important role," said Domingo after the appointment.

"I feel it has come at the right stage of my coaching career, having spent the last two years working with Gary."

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