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Shiv Sunder Das Named Indian Women’s Team Batting Coach For England Tour

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Former India opener Shiv Sunder Das has been appointed the batting coach of the Indian women’s team for the tour of England and he’s wanting ahead to make use of his teaching stint at National Cricket Academy (NCA) to information the children through the journey. Das, who has performed 23 Assessments between 2000-02, has a good common of close to 35 with greater than 1300 runs, together with two a whole bunch and 9 half centuries.

“It is going to be good expertise and I’m wanting ahead to it,” the 43-year-old former Odisha skipper advised PTI on his appointment.

He has honed his expertise as a batting coach on the NCA under Rahul Dravid’s guidance and that, he believes, will assist him whereas attempting to resolve the technical issues of the batters.

“I’ve been a part of NCA for final 4-5 years and have been batting coach for final couple of years. I want to thank Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly for giving me this chance,” stated the person who has performed all his cricket beneath the BCCI president’s captaincy.

“I do not suppose there may be plenty of distinction and on the finish of the day, you impart your information, and work with gamers. You contribute to their success and be prepared to resolve their cricketing points once they require you. My accountability is to make them properly ready and match prepared.”

Das was part of the Indian crew that toured England beneath Ganguly in 2002 and scored a 250 in a first-class tour sport.

“That was my highest rating in England on that tour,” he recalled.

Das believes that his expertise of getting performed years of league cricket in England will even show to be very useful.

“It can assist that I’ve performed plenty of cricket in England, together with worldwide cricket and league cricket. I do know the circumstances and people experiences I’ll share with them.

“A number of of them have toured England a number of occasions they usually have a little bit of expertise. No matter time we’ve, we’ll see what number of coaching classes we get and ensure we use them correctly,” he stated.

The women’s team will be playing a Test match after a long time however the brand new batting coach is assured that with senior gamers like Mithali Raj and Jhulan Goswami within the facet, adapting to circumstances will not be very troublesome.

“The women will probably be excited as they’re getting a chance to play a Check match after a very long time and it is a good initiative that they’re taking part in the longer format.

“Jhulan and Mithali have performed plenty of worldwide cricket and they’re going to simply regulate to it and it’s a good time for younger gamers because it provides alternative to be taught the artwork of constructing an innings or bowl plenty of overs, which is sweet for general development as a cricketer,” he concluded.

Dravid’s core NCA crew might go to Sri Lanka for bilateral collection

The BCCI desires NCA head Rahul Dravid to observe the second-string India squad that’s alleged to play six white-ball matches in Sri Lanka in July.


Since Dravid took over as NCA head, the A crew or second-string sides have had coaches from NCA who’ve been rotated with Paras Mhambrey, Abhay Sharma, Sitanshu Kotak all managing A and U-19 sides.

“There’s a chance that Dravid would possibly journey to Sri Lanka. We’ll get to know quickly,” he stated.

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