By SA Cricket Mag
Former Warriors wicketkeeper-batsman Davy Jacobs has taken the reins as Canada’s national cricket captain. Jacobs is captaining Canada in the West Indies’ Super50 Cup and will assist Canada in qualifying for the next T20 World Cup, which will be held in 2020.
Born in Klerksdorp, the 35-year-old Jacobs has played 91 first-class matches (top score 218), 107 List A matches and 83 T20s. He retired from pro cricket in 2015, after which he relocated to Canada where he works as the head coach of Ontario’s cricket academy and is part of the playing staff.
Jacobs played for South Africa ‘A’ and also captained the SA Sixes side in their 2009 Hong Kong Sixes triumph.
Above: File image of Davy Jacobs (Photo by Richard Huggard/Gallo Images)