FirstPost.com (India) – Zimbabwe on Thursday appointed India’s Lalchand Rajput as interim cricket coach to replace Heath Streak, who was sacked in March after failing to qualify for the 2019 World Cup.

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  • Zimbabwe on Thursday appointed India’s Lalchand Rajput as interim cricket coach to replace Heath Streak, who was sacked in March after failing to qualify for the 2019 World Cup.
  • “Rajput is a highly qualified, vastly experienced and well-respected coach who was in charge when India won the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 in 2007,” Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) said in a statement.
  • ZC has named Lalchand Rajput as Zimbabwe’s interim head coach.
  • The 56-year-old former India cricketer is a highly qualified, vastly experienced and well-respected coach who was in charge when India won the inaugural ICC World Twenty20 in 2007.
  • #Welcome pic.twitter.com/aokEOLqRGS— Zimbabwe Cricket (@ZimCricketv) May 17, 2018″Apart from his success with India, he was also Afghanistan’s head coach and led them to Test status,” ZC said.


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