Daily Mail UK – Rajput named interim coach of Zimbabwe

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Reuters

Published:
09:43 EDT, 17 May 2018

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Updated:
09:43 EDT, 17 May 2018

HARARE, May 17 (Reuters) – Lalchand Rajput has been named interim coach of Zimbabwe, with his first assignment a triangular Twenty20 series against Australia and Pakistan in July

Rajput was in charge of India when they lifted the inaugural World Twenty20 in 2007 and also had a successful spell with Afghanistan.

Summary

  • Rajput named interim coach of Zimbabwe ByReuters Published: 09:43 EDT, 17 May 2018 | Updated: 09:43 EDT, 17 May 2018HARARE, May 17 (Reuters) – Lalchand Rajput has been named interim coach of Zimbabwe, with his first assignment a triangular Twenty20 series against Australia and Pakistan in JulyRajput was in charge of India when they lifted the inaugural World Twenty20 in 2007 and also had a successful spell with Afghanistan.
  • He was confirmed as coach in a statement by Zimbabwe Cricket on Thursday.
  • The 56-year-old takes over from Heath Streak, who was sacked in March after Zimbabwe´s failure to qualify for the Cricket World Cup in England and Wales next year.
  • Former opening batsman Rajput played two tests and four One-Day Internationals for India, and was also previously the head of the country´s National Cricket Academy.


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