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All the latest, updated information on Justin Sammons – his cricket coaching career and more.

Who is Justin Sammons?

Justin Sammons was the batting consultant for the Proteas in Test, ODI and T20I cricket. He left the role in late February 2023.

Justin Sammons cricket career

Sammons was never capped at first-class or List A level, but played plenty of competitive club cricket for Alberton Cricket Club in Gauteng.

He also played club cricket in the Netherlands.

Justin Sammons – Proteas batting consultant

Sammons joined the Proteas’ coaching staff in 2021 for a tour of Sri Lanka.

He remained with the team for the T20 World Cup in the same year, through 2022 and into 2023.

Sammons worked under former Proteas head coach Mark Boucher and interim Proteas head coach Malibongwe Maketa.

Sammons predominantly coached the following Test batsmen:

  • Dean Elgar
  • Sarel Erwee
  • Theunis de Bruyn
  • Rassie van der Dussen
  • Temba Bavuma
  • Khaya Zondo
  • Kyle Verreynne
  • Heinrich Klaasen

Justin Sammons – North West Dragons batting coach

Sammons was batting coach of North West in division one of South African domestic cricket when promoted to the Proteas’ staff in 2021.

Justin Sammons cricket career in coaching – Lions

Sammons also worked with the Lions in domestic cricket.

He was appointed in 2017 and remained in the post for several seasons.

Justin Sammons cricket coaching in the MSL

Sammons worked with the Jozi Stars during the 2018 edition of the Mzansi Super League.

The Stars won the MSL title under the guidance of head coach Enoch Nkwe, Sammons and others.

Justin Sammons Wikipedia

There is no dedicated Justin Sammons Wikipedia page.

Sammons, however, is included in the South Africa national cricket team Wikipedia page.

Sammons at St John’s College

Sammons has also coached cricket at St John’s College in Houghton, South Africa.

Sammons with Sporting Agents

Sammons is listed as a Sporting Agents client.

Sporting Agents also have Northern Cape head coach Mark Charlton.