Ramesh Powar’s tenure as the head coach of the Indian Women’s cricket team has ended. However, BCCI is yet to appoint a replacement.
Ramesh Powar has been one of the longest serving head coaches of the Indian Women’s cricket team. However, his tenure was not a bed of roses. He faced intense criticism from within the team, as many Indian players were not in sync with his plans. The issue was later resolved by the bitter feeling remained.
Powar’s tenure as the head coach of the Indian Women’s cricket team ended 2 months ago. His tenure has not been renewed by the BCCI. Moreover, Powar has been sent back to the National Cricket Academy (NCA). The team has been without an official head coach for over two months now.
Indian Women’s cricket team set to play without a head coach
Indian team will play a 5-match T20 series against Australia beginning on 9th December 2022. However, the team is traveling without an official head coach. Ramesh Powar’s tenure ended a while ago, but the BCCI has not yet named a replacement.
Furthermore, BCCI appointed Hrishikesh Kanitkar as India’s official batting coach. He will be leading the support staff for this tour. Previously, Kanitkar played the role of a batting consultant at the NCA.
Hrishikesh Kanitkar issued a statement in which he said that he is excited to lead the team as a batting coach and is looking forward to the challenge ahead.
“I see tremendous prospects in this team, and we have a good mix of youth and experience. Looking ahead to his new role I believe this team is ready for the challenge ahead. We have a few marquee events coming up and it is going to be exciting for the team and myself as batting coach”
Indian Women’s cricket team has multiple series lined up ahead, one after the other. Hence, BCCI is running out of time to appoint an official head coach for the team.
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