Zimbabwe replace Dav Whatmore with Makhaya Ntini

Makhaya Ntini
Ntini was appointed as Whatmore's assistant in January 2016

Zimbabwe have sacked coach Dav Whatmore as coach and put ex-South Africa bowler Makhaya Ntini in temporary charge.

Hamilton Masakadza has also been dismissed as captain following a review of the team's performance at the World Twenty20 earlier this year.

Zimbabwe failed to progress beyond the preliminary group stage at the tournament in India.

Former South African all-rounder Lance Klusener will also become the team's batting coach on a two-year deal.

Graeme Cremer will take over from Masakadza as captain on an interim basis.

Zimbabwe's cricket board has made the moves as they prepare to host India in a five-match limited overs contest.

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