Lance Klusener appointed head coach of Durban franchise for CSA's new T20 league

Former Proteas allrounder Lance Klusener has been announced as the head coach of the Durban-based franchise for Cricket South Africa's (CSA's) new T20 league.

The team in the KZN province is owned by the RPSG group, who are also in charge of Indian Premier League (IPL) side Lucknow Super Giants.

The announcement was made on social media on Monday with Klusener saying: "I am honoured to join the RPSG family. This is a new challenge for me. It makes me very proud.

"I am looking forward to meeting the team."

Klusener, who played 49 Tests and 171 ODIs, has had various coaching roles in international cricket, including with Afghanistan and Zimbabwe.

The T20 league in South Africa is set to kick off in January with all six owners of the respective franchises from the IPL.

Team cities and owners:

Kingsmead, Durban - Lucknow Super Giants

St George's Park, Gqeberha - Sunrisers Hyderabad

Newlands, Cape Town - Mumbai Indians

Boland Park, Paarl - Rajasthan Royals

Wanderers, Johannesburg - Chennai Super Kings

SuperSport Park, Pretoria - Delhi Capitals

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