Zimbabwe appoints Dav Whatmore as new cricket coach ahead of WC

Australian Dav Whatmore has been appointed as the new Zimbabwe cricket coach ahead of the 2015 World Cup.

ANI| Updated: Dec 28, 2014, 12:05 PM IST
Zimbabwe appoints Dav Whatmore as new cricket coach ahead of WC

Johannesburg: Australian Dav Whatmore has been appointed as the new Zimbabwe cricket coach ahead of the 2015 World Cup.

Whatmore, who previously coached Sri Lanka and Bangladesh cricket team, will assume coaching responsibility after Stephen Mangongo was fired on December 18, Sport24 reported.

It is reportedly said that Whatmore and Zimbabwe Cricket are hoping to sign a longer-term deal after the ICC' pinnacle tournament, which kick starts from February 14.

Under the deal, Zimbabwe players will also receivecoaching from Whatmore's Dubai-based cricket academy.