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ZIMDOGGY wrote:
Wed Jun 17, 2020 11:31 am
CrimsonAvenger wrote:
Wed Jun 17, 2020 6:41 am
Time for Eric Chauluka to take charge! :)
You joke, but watch it happen.
Yeah, Chauluka + Hondo is very much a possibility. I'm just trying to further lower peoples' expectations when they mention Matsi etc.

This is the right time for anusha gamage to throw her / his hat in the ring.

Also, here's giving ideas to ZC: We could become the first full member team (or first cricket team anywhere in the world) to appoint a woman coach to the men's team by letting Julia Chibhabha take over the reigns.

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Some putrid names being tossed up here.

Half these guys would end up being technically coached by BT during a net session.

I personally want a coach who dominated the world as a player in the modern era.
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You know who would be a really good appointment l?
Tendulkar.

Just his being there will get Indians thirsty to tour Zim or vice Versa.

You know how they get with putting people on pedestals.
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Do we really care who the coach is? I don't really see anyone suddenly making enough improvements to our players to make them any more competitive. If we had someone (Director of Cricket) in place longterm overseeing schools and age-group cricket then the position would matter more. But all we will ever have is a revolving door of coaches leaving little to no legacy. Bring on Eric Chauluka and David Mutendera!
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Yeah a head coach can only do so much, it’s the overall system that’s holding them back.

Brad Hodge would be an interesting choice, I’m certain he is looking for a job and has had some success at IPL level.

He was a dam fine player in his day & has a healthy level of arrogance about him which the players could certainly learn off.

Doubt he’d take the job but you never know
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Yeah he would be good.
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eugene wrote:
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If we had someone (Director of Cricket)
Isn't that Hammy's role?

The problem is though, he has already shown that he will favour his friends (Chamu ODI captaincy) over the right candidate, which would suggest that even if he was to oversee everything you have mentioned, he most likely won't do it based on what is best for the overall ZC ecosystem.

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Hick has just been released

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FORMER India batsman Lalchand Rajput has announced he is staying put as head coach of the Zimbabwe senior men’s national cricket team.

Rajput’s comments come after media reports in Nepal had sparked speculation regarding his future.

The Nepal Cricket Association reportedly announced that the 58-year-old mentor was set to be unveiled as their head coach while Zimbabwe Cricket insisted that he was still contracted to the local cricket governing body.

However, Rajput says he is fully committed to honouring his three-year contract with Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) which runs up to the end of September 2021.

“I am contracted with the ZC board until September 2021 and I have no intention to leave before that. I have a contractual obligation and I abide by that,” he said.

Rajput is currently in his home country of India since March when governments across the world imposed lockdown restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic.

ZC is however making plans to have him back in Harare as soon as possible so that he can take charge of Zimbabwe’s preparations for a potential home tour against Afghanistan that has been lined up for July-August.

A squad of 37 players and coaching staff officials started training on Monday after they were tested negative for the coronavirus.

Due to lockdown restrictions in Zimbabwe, the training pool is split into small sub-groups that are practising within their provinces.

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Jemisi wrote:
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Hick has just been released
Now that would be a good story, full circle
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