Mark Boucher Mumbai Indians head coach: Mumbai Indians (MI), the most successful team in the Indian Premier League (IPL), have started strong preparations for the next season. Under this, the franchise has made the new head coach of its team, former star wicketkeeper Mark Boucher of the South Africa team.
Earlier, this responsibility was being handled by former Sri Lankan captain Mahela Jayawardene, but the franchise has given him a promotion. The Mumbai franchise has appointed Jayawardene as the Global Head of Performance.
Jayawardene will lead all three MI teams.
Let us tell you that apart from Mumbai Indians in the IPL, the Mumbai franchise also has two teams in foreign leagues. These teams are the MI Emirates and MI Cape Town. The Emirates team is a team in the International League T20 (ILT20) and the Cape Town South Africa T20 League.
Jayawardene will now also be the global coach of all three teams. Three new coaches will be appointed separately for all three teams, including Mumbai Indians. At the same time, Jayawardene will work closely with the team’s head coaches to maintain coordination among the three teams.
Mark Boucher is the head coach of the South Africa team
45-year-old Mark Boucher has previously worked as a coaching coach in IPL. He was the wicketkeeping coach of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team in 2016. Apart from this, he has also played matches for the Kolkata team as a player in IPL. Along with this, Boucher also played cricket for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB).
Most recently, Boucher has been the head coach of the South African national team. However, he has resigned from this post. He will leave the coaching of the African team after next month’s T20 World Cup. Before coaching the national team, Mark Boucher also coached in South Africa’s domestic cricket.
Mumbai won the IPL title the most 5 times.
Mark Boucher will go into the next IPL 2023 season to win the title for the Mumbai team for the sixth time. Mumbai Indians have won the title 5 times in IPL so far. Mumbai team became champion in 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2020. At number two is Chennai Super Kings, who won the title 4 times.