Jonty Rhodes named Sweden’s coach

Cape Town: Former South African all-rounder Jonty Rhodes has been roped in as the new head coach of the Sweden national cricket team.

Confirming the news, the Swedish Cricket Federation said that the appointment of Rhodes has been made as the board looks to invest in junior cricket, high performance and the growth of sport in the country.

SCF director Benn Harradine expressed hope that Rhodes will play a crucial role in lifting the players’ performance and taking the country’s cricket to next level.

Talking about his new role, Rhodes said that he couldn’t wait to relocate to Sweden with his family and begin his work with the national cricket team.