[caption id="attachment_707578" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Herschelle-Gibbs-Getty.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-707578" alt="Herschelle Gibbs, T10, Cricket, South Africa" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/Herschelle-Gibbs-Getty.jpg" width="628" height="355" /></a> Herschelle Gibbs (Image courtesy: Getty)[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>Former South African batsman <a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/players/herchelle-gibbs/">Herschelle Gibbs</a>, who is currently coaching the Kuwait cricket team, has been roped in by the T10 League franchise, the Rajasthani Heroes. <p></p> <p></p>The 44-year-old, who appeared in 90 Tests, 248 ODIs and 23 T20Is for South Africa between 1996 and 2010, will be responsible to manage re-branded Rajasthani Heroes--formerly known as Team Sri Lanka. <p></p> <p></p>Confirming the news, Gibbs took to his Twitter account and said,"Happy to announce that I've been appointed head coach of the @RajasthaniHeroes for the @T10LeagueTweets in Dubai later this year. Looking forward to some fireworks from the lads." <p></p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"> <p></p><p dir="ltr" lang="en">Happy to announce that I ve been appointed head coach of the @RajasthaniHeroes for the <a href="https://twitter.com/T10LeagueTweets?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@T10LeagueTweets</a> in Dubai later this year.looking forward to some fireworks from the lads</p> <p></p> Herschelle Gibbs (@hershybru) <a href="https://twitter.com/hershybru/status/990187573854330881?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">April 28, 2018</a></blockquote> <p></p>Besides Rajasthani Heroes, seven other teams will play in 10-over-a-side competition United Arab Emirates including Bengal Tigers, Karachians Maratha Arabians, Northern Warriors, Pakhtoon Team, Punjabi Legends, Rajasthani Heroes and last year's winners the Kerala Kings. <p></p> <p></p>The 2018 edition of the T10 league will be played over the course of 10 days in December, Sport24 reported. <p></p> <p></p>It was under Gibbs' leadership that Kuwait thrashed Saudi Arabia by five runs to finish third in the Western Sub Regional qualifiers and make it to the<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/tag/icc"> ICC</a> World T20 Asia Finals along with UAE and Qatar.