Russell Domingo admits that losing his job as Proteas coach is a huge "weight off his shoulders" despite him reapplying for the role.
While former England bowling coach Ottis Gibson has been appointed as the Proteas head coach, Briefly.co.za has learned that Cricket SA has decided to hire Domingo as the coach of the South Africa 'A' side, as well as take charge of the inaugural T20 Global League franchise, the Pretoria Mavericks.
Domingo has had a fairly checkered career after taking over from Gary Kirsten as Proteas coach in 2013. Despite a number of fantastic results, he says the recent 3-1 England Test series defeat has the final straw at the helm.
Domingo has acknowledged that despite loving his time with the Proteas, the pressure had worn him down which weighed heavily on his performance as coach.
"Coaching the national team is definitely a high-pressure job and definitely I feel like a weight has been lifted off my shoulders‚" Domingo said.
"I have loved my time being the national team coach for four years but to be honest it wears you down." he said.
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