Kirsten stays cold on general return

Kirsten stays cold on general return


Gary Kirsten during a proclamation of South Africa's Champions Trophy squad, Cape Town, May 2, 2013

Gary Kirsten, a former South Africa coach, has distanced himself from apropos a subsequent England group director.

Kirsten, 46, is deliberate a superb claimant to reinstate Andy Flower and is third favourite in a betting. But he pronounced his resources have not altered given stepping down as manager of South Africa final July.

Despite heading South Africa to No. 1 in a universe Test rankings, Kirsten cited a volume of time spent divided from home as a reason for quitting and pronounced a same reason prevents an seductiveness in returning to general cricket.

“I suspect it is graceful that people are meditative about me,” Kirsten said. “As distant as we am concerned, my sentiments have not changed.”

Kirsten was vocalization forward of a IPL auction as he prepares to arrange a group for a Delhi Daredevils where he was allocated head coach in September.

The pursuit involves no some-more than 10 weeks divided from his home in Cape Town and his 3 immature children, a distant cry from a months spent abroad in general cricket.

His new purpose is suspicion to be value some-more than US$500,000 (£306,000) for a small some-more than dual months work. It has been reported that a ECB would need to double that figure to land Kirsten, who is also engaged for 50 days a year as batting consultant for South Africa.

Ashley Giles, a England one-day coach, is a odds-on favourite for a job. Other possibilities embody Mick Newell, a Nottinghamshire coach, and former Sri Lanka manager Tom Moody, who expressed an interest in a position.

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