Mumbai Indians announce the appointment of South African legend, record-holding wicketkeeper Mark Boucher like their head coach starting with IPL 2023.
Mark Boucher has had a long and illustrious career as a wicketkeeper, batsman and holds the record for the most Test layoffs by a wicketkeeper. After retirement, he took over as coach for Titans, a top tier cricket franchise in South Africa, leading them to five domestic titles. In 2019, Cricket South Africa appointed Mark Boucher as head coach, where he took 11 test wins, 12 in ODIs and 23 T20I wins.
Mr Akash. M. Ambani, Chairman, Reliance Jio Infocommsaid “It is a pleasure to welcome Mark Boucher to Mumbai Indians. With his proven expertise on and off the pitch as a coach guiding his team to countless victories, Mark will add tremendous value to MI and continue his legacy.”
mr. Mark Boucher, Head Coach, Mumbai Indians said, “It is an honor and a privilege to be appointed as the Head Coach of MI. Their history and achievements as a franchise have established them as one of the most successful sports franchises in all of world sport. I look forward to the challenge and respect the need for results. It’s a strong unit with great leadership and players. I look forward to adding value to this dynamic unit.”