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Former Bangladesh spin bowling consultant Sunil Joshi appointed Uttar Pradesh's head coach

  • Press Trust of India
  • September 3rd, 2019
  • 16:54:13 IST

Lucknow: Former India spinner Sunil Joshi has been appointed as coach of the Uttar Pradesh Ranji team for a one-year term, the Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) has announced.

Sunil Joshi was Bangladesh's spin bowling coach until after the World Cup. AFP

Sunil Joshi was Bangladesh's spin bowling coach until after the World Cup. AFP

The former left-arm spinner from Karnataka will join the training camp on 20 September.

The Karnataka stalwart, who was Bangladesh's spin consultant till the World Cup, had applied for the Indian team's bowling coach job but was not shortlisted.

"We have appointed Sunl Joshi as coach of our team for one year. He will join the camp before the Vijay Hazare trophy," Uttar Pradesh Cricket Association (UPCA) Secretary Yudhvir Singh told PTI-Bhasha.

Mansur Ali Khan had coached the side in the last season. The UPCA has not yet decided on the captaincy.

UP had won their maiden and only Ranji title in 2005-06 and have been runners-up five times.

Updated Date: September 03, 2019 16:54:13 IST

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