Cape The town – Former South African cricketer Davy Jacobs has been appointed as captain of the Canadian nationwide cricket staff.
The 35-year-old retired from skilled cricket in 2015 earlier than relocating to Canada and is lately the pinnacle trainer of the Ontario Cricket Academy, the place he’s additionally serving as a participant.
Jacobs will lead Canada within the West Indies’ Tremendous50 Cup in Trinidad and Tobago.
The match begins from October 3-28 and can assist get ready Canada as they proceed their bid of qualifying for the following T20 Global Cup in 2020.
Jacobs performed for the Eagles – now referred to as the Knights – and likewise led the Warriors to the 2010 Professional20 trophy, which noticed the Jap Cape-franchise take part within the 2010 Champions League T20.
His efficiency on the 2010 Champions League T20 stuck the attention of the Indian Premier League (IPL) staff, the Mumbai Indians, who snapped him up in 2011.
The wicket-keeper batsman has performed in 91 top notch fits scoring 5520 runs and brought 114 catches, 106 Checklist A (one-day) video games hit 2591 runs and stuck 98 catches, and 83 T20s scoring 1707 runs and brought 39 catches.
Regardless of by no means enjoying for the Proteas, Jacobs has represented South Africa ‘A’ and led the SA Sixes aspect to victory within the 2009 Hong Kong Sixes match.