Pommie Mbangwa – MC Speaker was born in Zimbabwe on the 26th June 1976, he represented his country at cricket from the age of 20 in 1996. Cricket was his chosen career and one that brought much joy whilst it lasted.
Pommie Mbangwa played his last cricket game for Zimbabwe in September 2002 at the International Cricket Council Champions Trophy in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Pommie Mbangwa – MC Speaker
The highlight of his cricket career however, was being a part of the Zimbabwe Cricket World Cup 1999 squad which did well in England in that tournament. At the end of his playing career, he coached provincially in Bulawayo and also helped out with coaching the academy and national ‘A’ sides in Zimbabwe.
He has not shifted too far from the cricket field as he has moved over to cricket commentary and analysis. He shares his thoughts on the game with millions of cricket loving viewers that watch on television. Book through Conference Speakers
In the relatively short time that he has been in broadcasting, MPUMELELO has covered many a big event. Namely, the Cricket World Cup in South Africa in 2003, the ICC Champions Trophy in England in 2004, the Cricket World Cup in the West Indies in 2007, the ICC World Twenty20 Championship in South Africa in 2007, the ICC World Twenty20 in the West Indies in 2010, the Indian Premier League event on 3 occasions in 2008, 2009 and 2010 and the Champions League Twenty20 in 2009 and 2010, Cricket World Cup 2011 in India and the 4th edition of the Indian Premier League.
Pommie Mbangwa has been employed by Super Sport, as a commentator and also as a presenter, since March of 2005. He is the anchor/host of the channel’s cricket show, Inside Edge.
In 2009, at the SAB Sports Journalist of the Year Awards, he attained the ‘best TV personality/presenter’ award and followed that by being ‘best TV sports commentator’ in 2010. Follow Conference Speakers on Twitter
Broadcasting is now Pommie Mbangwa chosen profession and being in front of the camera for work makes him comfortable with being in front of people in an MC or after dinner speaker capacity. He recently hosted the 2011 South African Cricket Awards.