Paul Adams (head coach) of the Cobras during the T20 Challenge game between the Titans and the Cobras at Centurion Park, Pretoria on 25 November 2016 © Ryan Wilkisky/BackpagePix
People on the Move: Paul Adams

Former Proteas spinner Paul Adams has been named the new coach of Border.

That’s ahead of the restructure of South African domestic cricket from next season.

Border will compete in division two in the 2021/22 season, with the ultimate goal to secure promotion to the top league in two years.

Adams claimed 134 Test wickets for the Proteas between 1995 and 2004, and as a coach has won five domestic trophies with the Cape Cobras.

He has also been involved with the South Africa ‘A’ and Proteas teams in the past, where he worked as an assistant coach and spin consultant, respectively.

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“It’s an honour to be named head coach for the Border region and I am excited to get to East London and to connect with the team,” said Adams. “It’s an exciting time in South African cricket and an exciting time in the Border region. With the new restructure of professional cricket, it’s an opportunity to contribute and be part of building success in the region. I see my role at Border as one in which I have to help nurture a team culture and to get each player to perform at optimum level.”

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