Former South African batsman HD Ackerman has been appointed as Afghanistan Batting coach as announcement made by Afghanistan Cricket Board.
Former South African cricketer and commentator, Hylton Deon Ackerman has been appointed as the new batting coach of Afghanistan National team. Ackerman will commence his duty in March for Afghanistan’s T20I series against @Irelandcricket . pic.twitter.com/enTBSAGxtq
— Afghanistan Cricket Board (@ACBofficials) January 28, 2020
Current cricket commentator HD Ackerman has represented South Africa in 04 test matches during 1998 with modest record with just one international fifty 08 outings in test cricket, but his overall batting statistics in first class cricket is impressive.
He scored close to 15000 first class runs for South Africa and Leicestershire over 16 years first class career with 40 first class centuries and best of 309 not out.
His first assignment will be T20 series against Ireland.