Piedt, Prince throw support behind Domingo

2017-01-30 10:29
Dane Piedt (Getty Images)

Cape Town - The news over the weekend that Proteas coach Russell Domingo will have to re-apply for his job at the end of July's Test series in England came as somewhat of a surprise. 

Domingo had been under-fire towards the beginning of 2016 following Test series defeats to India and England as well as a failed World T20 campaign, but the Proteas have experienced a revival over the past few months. 

Test series wins over New Zealand (home), Australia (away) and Sri Lanka (home) as well as a 5-0 ODI whitewash against Australia at home have set the Proteas back on the right path. 

But, it appears that Cricket South Africa (CSA) has made up its mind, and if Domingo wants to stay on as coach then he will have to get his CV in order and apply with the rest of them. 

It has not gone down well with Proteas spinner Dane Piedt, who took to Twitter on Monday to back Domingo. 

Piedt may not be in the Proteas mix at the moment, bit he clearly feels that Domingo should be allowed to continue as head coach. 

Piedt's tweet then drew a response from former Proteas batsman and current Cape Cobras coach Ashwell Prince, who agreed. 

Piedt has played in 7 Test matches for the Proteas since making his debut in 2014. He has 24 wickets to his name.


Read News24’s Comments Policy

Thursday, 12 March 2020
India v South Africa, , Dharamshala 00:00
Sunday, 15 March 2020
India v South Africa, , Lucknow 00:00
Wednesday, 18 March 2020
India v South Africa, , Kolkata 00:00
Previous Results

Date Match Result

Following Ottis Gibson's firing, who would you like to see handed the new Team Manager role?

Love 2 Meet
English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...

Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter


The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.