Cricket Web Logo
Cricket Coach 2014 - Order Now
Cricket Web Logo
Australia Bangladesh Bermuda Canada England India Ireland Kenya Netherlands New Zealand Pakistan Scotland South Africa Sri Lanka West Indies Zimbabwe
Arthur to be SA's new coach
15 May 2005
By: Sudeep Popat

Mickey Arthur, a low-profile coach, is all set to replace Ray Jennings as the coach of the national South African team. Jennings's six-month contract expires today, after the completion of the final ODI against West Indies in Trinidad.

Arthur is a surprise selection for the job, especially because his name didn't appear among the prominent names that were being discussed for the spot, those of Tom Moody, Geoff Marsh, Rod Marsh and Steve Rixon.

Arthur, aged only 37, retired from first-class cricket four years ago, ending a career during which he featured for Free State, Griqualand West and South Africa A. His record however is modest at best, a batting average of 33.45.

Following his retirement, Arthur took up a job with Griquas, before settling with his current one as the head coach of the Eastern Cape Warriors.

Recent Cricket Chat Threads
Ian Chappell's Latest Whinge
Last posted by: Burgey
***Official*** India in England 2014
Last posted by: Furball
Ajmal Action Reported.
Last posted by: indiaholic
*Official* Pakistan in Sri Lanka 2014
Last posted by: OverratedSanity
Odd One Out
Last posted by: Samuel_Vimes
Stats draft-2014
Last posted by: morgieb
Clash of the titans, Dhoni vs Bevan
Last posted by:
Do you think enough Test cricket is being played?
Too much Test cricket
The right amount is being played
No there should be more

View Results
Previous Polls