Russell Domingo plans to build on Gary Kirsten success

Kirsten's last assignment will be to take the South African team to the ICC Champions Trophy in England and Wales in June. Domingo will be in charge when South Africa play a one-day series in Sri Lanka in July and August.

updated: May 11, 2013 16:30 IST
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Russell Domingo, who was on Saturday appointed as South Africa's next head coach, said he planned to build on the structures put in place by incumbent Gary Kirsten.

Domingo, 38, is assistant coach to Kirsten, who announced on Friday he would not be renewing his two-year contract which expires at the end of July.

"I know what David Moyes is feeling," said Domingo, comparing the challenge of taking over from a successful coach as being similar to Moyes' appointment to succeed Alex Ferguson as Manchester United manager.

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