Domingo remains undecided on future

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Little has changed for Proteas coach Russell Domingo with regard to his decision on whether or not to reapply for the post he currently occupies after the tour to England.

Domingo was uncertain if he would reapply for the job when it was announced that his contract would not be automatically renewed at the end of his current stretch as national team coach and he has said this is still the case.

Cricket South Africa have leapt ahead of other sporting bodies in the country in terms of meeting transformation targets and under Domingo the team have remained competitive winning all eight bilateral series during the 2016/17 season but it is understood that the CSA have to advertise the post.

Domingo says he will make a decision once he knows more about the application process.

The coach said after South Africa claimed the Test series in New Zealand: “I don’t know what the process is. I’m still waiting to find out what I need to do, or if I need to do anything. Once we’ve got clarity on that I’ll make some decisions.

“At the moment I’m going fishing for a couple of weeks. So it’s the last of my worries at the moment.

“It’s out of my control – what happens, happens. When I get back home I’ll select a squad for England, prepare the side well for when we get to England, play in England, and take it from there and see what happens.”

Domingo took a fatalistic stance when asked if he wanted to continue coaching the Proteas.

He responded: “I don’t know. I suppose everybody wants to coach the national side.

“That’s where you want to coach, I suppose. I’ve loved my four years but if my four years are up, so be it. I’ve had some wonderful results, I’ve had some disappointments. But that’s part of international sport. I haven’t looked that far ahead. All my focus is on England and the Champions Trophy. What happens after that is not in my control.”