Times of India – MUMBAI: Three-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Mumbai Indians on Thursday roped in New Zealand’s James Pamment as fielding coach replacing South African legend Jonty Rhodes According to a statement from the franchise, Rhodes wanted to spend more time on his personal business ventures after being with the Rohit Sharma-led side for nine seasons.

Summary

  • MUMBAI: Three-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Mumbai Indians on Thursday roped in New Zealand’s James Pamment as fielding coach replacing South African legend Jonty Rhodes According to a statement from the franchise, Rhodes wanted to spend more time on his personal business ventures after being with the Rohit Sharma-led side for nine seasons.
  • “Rhodes has been a pillar of strength and energy in Mumbai Indians.
  • He is an experienced coach at the international level having worked with New Zealand Cricket as fielding specialist and development.
  • “What impressed us was the way Pamment had coached Northern Districts in Champions League T20 in 2014, and to be honest, his sides’ fielding unit was one of the best Mumbai Indians had ever faced,” Ambani added.
  • Mumbai Indians’ is a champion outfit and I am grateful to the team’s ownership on giving me this opportunity,” he added.


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