Former South Africa wicketkeeper batter Mark Boucher is appointed as Mumbai Head Coach starting with IPL 2023. He announced earlier this week that he will be stepping down from the role of head coach of the South Africa men’s national team after the upcoming T20 World Cup 2022.

Mark Boucher has had a long and illustrious career as a wicket-keeper, batsman and holds the record for the most Test dismissals by a wicket-keeper. After retirement, He was busy with the coaching duties and took over as coach for Titans, one of the best cricket franchise in South Africa, and led them to five domestic titles.

In 2019, Cricket South Africa appointed Mark Boucher as the head coach where he had fairly good record and crafted 11 Test wins, 12 in ODIs and 23 T20I victories.

Mahela Jayawardene, Mumbai Indians Global Head of performance shared his opinion:

Akash. M. Ambani, Chairman, Reliance Jio Infocomm, said “It’s a pleasure to welcome Mark Boucher to Mumbai Indians. With his proven expertise on the field and off it as a coach guiding his team to numerous victories, Mark will add immense value to MI and take forward its legacy.”

Mr. Mark Boucher, Head Coach, Mumbai Indians, said, “It is an honor and privilege to be appointed as Head Coach of MI. Their history and achievements as a franchise clearly put them up there as one of the most successful sporting 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.”

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