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BCCI Rope In Ramesh Powar As Head Coach Of Indian Women’s Team

BCCI Rope In Ramesh Powar As Head Coach Of Indian Women’s Team

BCCI has signed Ramesh Powar as the head coach of the Indian women’s cricket team. The board finalised his name among 35 applications that they received for the post. his selection was confirmed by the three-member panel including Ms Sulakshana Naik, Madan Lal and Rudra Pratap Singh.  Powar will replace WV Raman, who was appointed the head coach of the India women’s team in December 2018.

During Raman’s tenure, India managed to reach the finals of the T20 World Cup 2020. The Harmanpreet Kaur-led side ended up losing the summit clash against Australia. Meanwhile, Ramesh Powar’s experience as an India international and his vast experience in playing domestic cricket has helped him in getting appointed for the role.

Ramesh Powar Assigned As Head Coach of Indian Women’s Team

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Ramesh Powar has played two Test and 31 ODIs for the Indian Cricket team. After retiring from the game, he took up the coaching role and an ECB Level 2 certified coach and has also attended BCCI-NCA Level 2 coaching course. He recently served as the head coach of a dominant Mumbai team that clinched the 50-over Vijay Hazare Trophy.

Ramesh Powar had earlier served as the head coach of the Indian Women’s Team from July-November 2018. It was under his stint that the Indian eves qualified for the semi-final of the ICC T20 Women’s World Cup in 2018 and also won 14 T20I games in a row.

Interestingly, Powar comes back with his second stint at a coaching role with the Indian women’s team after having a fallout with former skipper Mithali Raj in 2018 which created a lot of headlines across the Indian media.

Powar’s first assignment as head coach will be on a trip to England. The Indian eves play one Test, three ODIs and three T20Is in England. The squad will fly with the men’s team on June 2, with the first of the seven games, a one-off Test match, starting in Bristol on June 16. The Test match will be the first one in seven years for the team.

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