ICC World Cup 2015: After Michael Hussey, South Africa rope in Gary Kirsten as consultant

Ahead of Indian cricket team's match with South Africa in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2015, Gary Kirsten joined the Proteas squad as a consultant.

Updated: Feb 18, 2015, 14:11 PM IST
ICC World Cup 2015: After Michael Hussey, South Africa rope in Gary Kirsten as consultant

New Delhi: Ahead of Indian cricket team's match with South Africa in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2015, Gary Kirsten joined the Proteas squad as a consultant.

On Monday, Kirsten, who is also the coach of IPL franchise Delhi Daredevils, was present at the IPL 8 auction where Delhi bought some crucial players. The southpaw took a flight to Melbourne after the auction.

India have never beaten South Africa in a World Cup and have lost all three previous matches.

Earlier, South Africa had roped in former Australian cricketer Michael Hussey as a consultant.

India will take on South Africa on February 22.

The Proteas are placed in Group B at the World Cup, alongside defending champions India, Pakistan and West Indies among others.