Mumbai: Three-time IPL champions Mumbai Indians Tuesday appointed former India speedster Zaheer Khan as Director of Cricket Operations.
The announcement was made by the franchise on its website.
Zaheer was also part of the Mumbai Indians in the IPL seasons 2009, 2010 and 2014.
He has 29 wickets to his name from 30 outings for the franchise.
Zaheer took to Twitter to share his thoughts and said it was a pleasure to be back with the Mumbai Indians.
— zaheer khan (@ImZaheer) December 18, 2018
"Complete pleasure to be back in my home city with the Mumbai Indians squad. Looking forward to be a part of the dressing with @ImRo45 and @mipaltan. Cant wait for the season to start," the former left arm pacer tweeted.
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