There’s nothing impressive about the man’s personality per se. In fact, he seems pretty much like the man, next door – quiet, unassuming and, to an extent, even shy. Yet, the former South African opener has been the common factor behind the scenes on two occasions, when teams have achieved the number one Test ranking.
Gary Kirsten, who stepped down as India cricket coach after guiding the team to its first World Cup title in 28 years, now wants take up the top job in South Africa even though he has not submitted a formal application before dateline.
THE MAN behind million smiles and who guided Team India to the path of victory is in great demand. Gary Kirsten , coach of the world champion Indian cricket team was approached by cricket South Africa to take the place of coach from Corrie Van Zyl in June, but he has not taken a decision yet.