The 45-year-old Wright was also the head coach of the Bangladesh U-19 cricket team and will help support the Punjab Kings squad under the guidance of head coach and Director of Cricket Operations, Anil Kumble.
The Road Safety World Series will boast of icons of the game including Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Brian Lara, Tilakaratne Dilshan, Muttiah Muralitharan and many more legends of six teams — England, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies, Bangladesh and hosts India.
Since retiring from playing, Rhodes, who also played hockey for South Africa, has been a fielding coach for the Proteas as well as for Kings XI Punjab in the IPL.
IPL 2020: KXIP fielding coach Jonty Rhodes says it's Important for players like Mohammed Shami to set example for juniors
"It's guys like Shami who, for me, are so important to this outfit because they are often looked up to and respected in very high regard, especially in Indian cricketing circles," Jonty Rhodes said.
"People ask me often; 'what is it about India that I love so much' Need I say any more?" Jonty Rhodes captioned the video.
Former South Africa batsman and arguably the greatest fielder of all time – Jonty Rhodes joined us for a quick round of questions
The Road Safety World Series, featuring cricket greats such as Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara, has been postponed to a later date in view of the rising coronavirus threat in Maharashtra. The organisers said the dates for the remaining seven games will be announced later.
Jonty Rhodes says AB de Villiers' return might hurt a few players but feels South Africa should do 'anything' to win T20 World Cup
The 36-year-old de Villiers hasn't played international cricket for nearly two years, having announced his retirement in May 2018. It was later revealed that he made an offer to play the 50-over World Cup last year, but was turned down by the national selectors.
Here's all you need to know about the upcoming Road Safety World Series tournament.
A top source in the franchise confirmed his appointment and Jaffer's name also figured in the official support staff list posted on the team's website.
Sachin Tendulkar says BCCI president-elect Sourav Ganguly will serve his new role with same passion as on cricket field
Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar has expressed confidence that good friend and former teammate Sourav Ganguly will serve the nation with the same passion as the BCCI president as he did during his playing days.
Sachin Tendulkar, Brian Lara, Brett Lee set to play Road Safety World Series T20 tournament in India
Batting greats Sachin Tendulkar and Brian Lara are among former cricketers who will return to the field for the Road Safety World Series in India next year.
No point shortlisting Jonty Rhodes for fielding coach if he isn't first choice, says Chairman of Selectors MSK Prasad
Jonty Rhodes did not even feature in the fielding coach's shortlist and incumbent R Sridhar predictably is set to continue. India A and U-19 fielding coach Abhay Sharma came second while T Dilip was third.
Former Proteas batsman Jonty Rhodes says Indian fielding unit need to work on agility and lateral movement
Talking about India's fielding at the World Cup, Rhodes said: India had a very good catching percentage at the recent World Cup but I still think they could be taking more catches.
Incumbent coach Ravi Shastri, who is currently in the West Indies with the Indian team, is expected to make his presentation and give his interview over Skype at around 4 pm on Friday.
Rathour's application for coaching the Under-19 team and NCA's batting consultant were rejected due to conflict of interest since he is related to Ashish Kapoor, who is head of junior selection panel.
Ex-SRH coach Tom Moody enters race for job of Indian cricket team's head coach; Aussie cricketer had applied 2 years ago too
India's hunt for a new coach has attracted top international names, including Australian Tom Moody, despite skipper Virat Kohli backing Ravi Shastri to get a new deal, reports said Wednesday.
Bowling coach Bharat Arun likely to retain position, batting coach Sanjay Bangar could be axed, says report
There have been reports that it was on Bangar's insistence that Mahendra Singh Dhoni was asked to bat at No.7 in the lost semi-final against the New Zealand
India vs Bangladesh, ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Rohit Sharma slams record fourth ton of tournament and Twitter can't stop raving about it
Rohit Sharma has notched up his fourth century of the ongoing World Cup and people can't keep calm, praising the 'hitman' on twitter
ICC Crikcet World Cup 2019: Jonty Rhodes backs CSA's decision to not include AB de Villiers in South Africa squad
Jonty Rhodes said South Africa's World Cup campaign took a hit because they didn't have an alternate plan for tough situations.