Cape Town - Eastern Cape Cricket has announced
the appointment of Rivash Gobind as head coach of the Warriors franchise.
As a player Gobind represented KwaZulu-Natal,
the Dolphins and South Africa Under-19 and he also captained both KwaZulu-Natal and
South Africa Under-19.
He has a Masters in Business Administration and is a
certified level 3 coach.
In 2012, Gobind was appointed assistant coach
of the Dolphins under Lance Klusener, and helped the side win the 2013/14
Ram Slam T20 Challenge.
He was the head coach of the Dolphins teams for the
last six weeks of the 2015/16 Sunfoil Series.
In August 2016, Gobind was appointed assistant
coach of the Warriors, where he led the Warriors as the interim coach on
Malibongwe Maketa’s call-up to the Proteas side.
As the interim
coach Gobind has overseen the Warriors sharing the One Day Cup trophy
and outperform previous years’ achievements to finish runners-up in the Sunfoil
The Warriors, like the five other franchises, are now on a break
before they reconvene for the pre-season ahead of the 2018/19 season.