Times of India – MUMBAI: The women’s ICC World T20, scheduled from November 9 this year, is less than four months away and the senior Indian team is nowhere close to finding a replacement for coach Tushar Arothe Arothe, a former First Class cricketer from Baroda, was asked to resign as national coach earlier this month and soon after putting in his papers, he told TOI that he was at his wit’s end trying to understand what went wrong in the last one year.

Summary

  • MUMBAI: The women’s ICC World T20, scheduled from November 9 this year, is less than four months away and the senior Indian team is nowhere close to finding a replacement for coach Tushar Arothe Arothe, a former First Class cricketer from Baroda, was asked to resign as national coach earlier this month and soon after putting in his papers, he told TOI that he was at his wit’s end trying to understand what went wrong in the last one year.
  • Women’s cricket in the BCCI happens to be General Manager (Operations) Saba Karim ‘s responsibility and the former wicketkeeper is currently in England along with wife on an “official tour” that nobody in the Board seems to have a clue about.
  • “He’s got some meetings,” says a BCCI official but nobody else, including the members, have an idea of Karim’s trip.
  • “Even if the formalities are completed at the earliest after all candidates are interviewed, we’ll still be looking at September by the time the new coach can join the team,” say those in the know of things.
  • The appointment of the men’s national coach came with its own share of drama and this time again, the women’s coach appointment appears to have its share of problems.


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