South Africa captain Faf du Plessis and coach Ottis Gibson are eager to try as many players as possible - even if it results in a few losses - in the lead up to the showpiece event in England
South Africa coach Ottis Gibson insisted that while they asked for surfaces that would assist their pace attack, the exaggerated bounce and lateral movement was unexpected
PRETORIA, Jan 16 (Reuters) - South Africa coach Ottis Gibson has urged his side to keep their "game faces" on ahead of day five as they close in on a series victory over top-ranked India in the second test in Pretoria.
CAPE TOWN, Jan 2 (Reuters) - South Africa have a selection conundrum as they consider their team to face India in the first test on Friday with veteran bowler Dale Steyn far from sure of a place in the side, coach Ottis Gibson said on Tuesday.
With AB de Villiers and South Africa's four premier pacemen back in the reckoning, coach Ottis Gibson is excited about picking the playing XI
The fast bowler has tweaked a problematic action with inputs from coach Ottis Gibson and is 'champing' to work his way back
Chris Silverwood, Essex's head coach, is set to be appointed as the successor to Ottis Gibson as England's bowling coach
Ottis Gibson has been impressed by Wiaan Mulder and is keen to get him involved with the national squad as soon as possible with an eye on the 2019 World Cup
The fast bowler has made no secret that he is looking at his future, but South Africa's coach Ottis Gibson said he has not been in a position to guarantee Morkel's one-day place
Sept 26 (Reuters) - South Africa will be hoping to ease new coach Ottis Gibson into his job in a two-test series against Bangladesh where the home side defend a one-sided record against their opponents but are light on fast bowlers and still tinkering with their top order.
JOHANNESBURG, Sept 19 (Reuters) - New South Africa coach Ottis Gibson faces a fast bowling crisis ahead of the two-test home series against Bangladesh that starts on Sept. 28, as he plots a path to return the side to number one in the International Cricket Council's five-day rankings.
England are to use the limited-overs matches against West Indies to trial a few options as they look to fill Ottis Gibson's position
England's outgoing bowling coach believes that Mark Wood can have a key part to play in the Test side despite another truncated season
Gibson starts with two home tests against Bangladesh (adds details, quotes)
CAPE TOWN, Aug 30 (Reuters) - England bowling coach Ottis Gibson has been announced as the new head coach of South Africa, officials said on Wednesday.
He will leave England, for whom he has been bowling coach, after the end of the third Test against West Indies in September
The England bowling coach, is expected to be unveiled as South Africa's new head coach within days but he will not start his new role until after the end of the third Test