Amol Muzumdar, the home stalwart-turned-coach, has been appointed as the top coach of India Women’s cricket group. Muzumdar will thus fill able that has been vacant since December final yr.
Despite the Cricket Advisory Committee finishing the method nearly six months in the past, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) formally introduced Muzumdar’s appointment on Wednesday.
Sportstar understands that Muzumdar’s appointment is until the Women’s Cricket World Cup, to be performed in India in September-October 2025.
While Roger Binny, the BCCI president, hoped the group “will continue to rise in his tenure”, secretary Jay Shah acknowledged Muzumdar “brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise and possesses a keen understanding of the modern game”.
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Muzumdar stated he’s honoured and privileged to have been appointed as the ladies’s head coach.
“This is a huge responsibility, and I look forward to working closely with talented players and providing them with the right preparation and guidance to excel,” he added.
“The next two years are extremely important as two World Cups are scheduled in the period. Together with the coaching and support staff, we will look to tick every box and give ourselves the best chance to succeed.”
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Having retired because the second-highest run-getter within the Ranji Trophy, Muzumdar has been part of Mumbai’s eight Ranji titles throughout his 16 seasons with the home powerhouse.
After representing Assam and Andhra for 5 extra years, Muzumdar has emerged as a profitable coach.
Over the final decade, he has taken up a number of teaching duties.
His main assignments embrace having been related to the Netherlands and South Africa’s males’s nationwide groups, and batting coach with Indian Premier League franchise Rajasthan Royals earlier than serving because the Mumbai males’s head coach for the final two home seasons.
Source web site: sportstar.thehindu.com