Thursday, September 29, 2022

Who’s Who in Cricket: Pierre de Bruyn

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Career Highlights

Current Role
National Head Coach, Cricket Namibia (Nov 2018 – Present)
Coach, Private (Jan 2018 – Present)

Previous Roles
Coach, Private (Jan 2018)
First Team Head Coach, Leicestershire County Cricket Club (Oct 2016 – Sept 2017)
Assistant Coach, Leicestershire County Cricket Club (Mar 2016 – October 2016)
Commentator and Broadcaster, SuperSport (Jan 2011 – Mar 2016)
Head of Cricket/ Head Coach, University of Pretoria (Feb 2010 – Jan 2016)
Professional Cricketer, Titans and Dolphins (Jan 1995 – Mar 2010)
First Team Player, Easterns Cricket (Sep 1999 – Apr 2004)

Bio

Pierre de Bruyn is a South African cricket coach and a former South African domestic player.

de Bruyn is currently the head coach of the Namibian National Cricket Team, having been appointed in November 2018. 

Previously, Pierre de Bruyn coached Leicestershire County Cricket Club from 2016 to 2017. Apart from playing and coaching, he has been a commentator and broadcaster for SuperSport.

Born in Pretoria, de Bruyn got his education from Zwartkop High School and later went on to represent Titans, Dolphins and Kwazulu Natal in First Class Cricket as well as One Day Cricket while also featuring in T20 cricket for Dolphins. 

de Bruyn led Namibia to their first World Cup match victory when they triumphed against Netherlands in the ICC T20 World Cup in Abu Dhabi in October 2021.

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