Dav Whatmore named Zimbabwe coach ahead of 2015 World Cup

The Australian Dav Whatmore has been officially confirmed as Zimbabwe’s new coach for the 2015 World Cup with a view to extending the contract after the tournament.

The 60-year-old will replace Stephen Mangongo, who had been sacked 12 days ago following his poor coaching stint during a recent tour of Bangladesh.

Zimbabwe is the fourth international team Whatmore will take lead followed by Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan.

Zimbabwe will compete in Pool B with South Africa, India, West Indies, Ireland, the United Arab Emirates and Pakistan in the ICC World Cup 2015 to be hosted by Australia and New Zealand starting on the 14th of February.

Whatmore expressed his excitement via twitter after being named as Zimbabwe’s new coach:

Meanwhile Zimbabwe’s Test skipper Brendan Taylor took to twitter to welcome the new coach on board.

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