Kenya September 12, 2009

Tikolo takes coaching job in Zimbabwe?

Sources inside Zimbabwe are reporting that former Kenya captain Steve Tikolo has been signed by Masvingo-based Southern Rocks to act as their new player-coach.

Sources inside Zimbabwe are reporting that former Kenya captain Steve Tikolo has been signed by Masvingo-based Southern Rocks to act as their new player-coach.

Tikolo, who has been a bedrock of the Kenya side for more than a decade and was at one time widely regarded as the best batsman outside the Test arena, recently stood down as captain and admitted that he was nearing the end of his playing career.

With Zimbabwe’s new domestic structure, which starts this week, now on a professional footing, the money is available to the five newly-created franchises to attract good foreign talent

Martin Williamson is executive editor of ESPNcricinfo and managing editor of ESPN Digital Media in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

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