Ramesh Powar appointed Head Coach of Indian Women’s Cricket Team

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The three-member cricket advisory committee consisting of Sulamshana rose, Madan Lal and Rudra Pratap Singh interviewed applicants and unanimously approved the nomination of Powar.

File Photo of Ramesh Powar
File Photo of Ramesh Powar

The control board for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Thursday appointed former Cricketer India Ramesh Powar as head coach of the Indian women’s cricket team. Indian cricket boards have been advertised for post and receiving more than 35 applications.

The Cricket Advisory Committee of three members (CAC), consisting of Madan Lal, Sulanakshana rose and Rp. Singh, interviewed applicants and unanimously approved the nomination of Ramesh Powar.

Powar will replace WV Raman, who was appointed as the head coach of the Indian women’s team in December 2018. During Raman’s term, India managed to reach the T20 2020 World Cup final. The leadership side of the Kaur Kaur had ended up losing the Clash of the Summit against Australia.

Powar has represented India in 2 tests and 31 ODIS. After his career played, he took Cricket Coaching and was an ECB Level 2 certified coach he also attended the BCCI-NCA level 2 training course.

Powar previously served as head coach of the Indian women’s team from July-November 2018. It was under his duty that Indian Eves qualified for the World Cup semi-finals ICC T20 in 2018 and also won 14 matches 14 T20i in a row.

He recently trained the senior Mumbai team who won the Vijay Hazare trophy. He also worked at the National Cricket Academy as Bowling coach.

The main challenge of Powar is to prepare a team for the ODI World Cup in New Zealand next year. His first task would be a full tour in England starting with the first test of India in seven years from June 16 against host England.

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