Sanjay Bangar named India coach for Zimbabwe tour

first_imgFormer India and Railways all-rounder Sanjay Bangar has been appointed India’s head coach for the short limited overs tour of Zimbabwe.India play three ODIs and three T20s in Harare starting June 11. The squad, comprising young and upcoming players, will be led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni.Bangar was India’s batting coach under team director Ravi Shastri till the World T20 held at home in March and April this year. (Watson backs Dravid to become Team India coach)Meanwhile, Abhay Sharma, who recently worked with the India Under-19 and A teams, has been named fielding coach.”Sanjay Bangar has been appointed as the head coach of the Indiancricket team for the forthcoming tour to Zimbabwe, comprising threeOne-Day International matches and three T20 international matches to beplayed in Harare,” BCCI secretary Ajay Shirke said in a statement.”Abhay Sharma has been appointed as the fielding coach of the team.”The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has appointed Koka Ramesh, a former cricketer and Zonal Secretary of the Andhra CricketAssociation, as the Administrative Manager of the Indian team for thetour to Zimbabwe,” he added.The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will appoint a full-time coach soon.last_img read more