DFA Sports Reporter Danie van der Lith continues his series that has been introducing the NC Heat Cricket team to our readers – this week, we meet the team’s manager Mbulelo Bosman.
Mbulelo ‘The General’ Bosman
41 years old, born in Kimberley
What inspired you to pursue a career in cricket management? My love for cricket started from when I was a child, me being here is a continuation of my deep love for cricket
What other sports do you enjoy aside from cricket? Football
What do you believe is the most important aspect of your role in contributing to the team’s success? Well we are a team and I’m a firm believer of ‘TEAM’ is the abbreviation of ‘Together Each Achieves More’, so I will not put it to individualism as we all strive for a common goal.
Are there any specific strategies or techniques you use to help players reach their full potential? I make sure they know that they must enjoy what they are doing and they will reach their full potential
Could you provide insights into your role in the team’s training regimen and preparation for matches? Well the word Manager says it all, facilities need to be booked and I make sure they are prepared, catering, drinks etc.
Are there any individuals in the cricketing world who have influenced your management style? No
What motivates you the most about being part of this cricket team’s management staff? The hard work, passion and dedication put in by every individual in our management staff and most importantly our vision for the NC Heat
Your biggest sporting hero outside of cricket? Serena Williams
Favourite Book? Rich Dad Poor Dad – Robert Kiyosaki
Favourite Series: Money Heist
Hamburger, pizza, or fried chicken? Fried Chicken
Is there a quote that keeps you going when times get tough? “After every dark night, there’s a brighter day.”