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IPL 2022: Nehra all set to become head coach of Ahmedabad, Vikram Solanki to be 'Director of Cricket'

File image of Ashish Nehra. AFP

File image of Ashish Nehra. AFP

New Delhi: Former India fast bowler Ashish Nehra will be Ahmedabad IPL franchise's head coach during the 2022 Indian Premier League season while England opener of yesteryears Vikram Solanki is in line to become 'Director of Cricket'.

World Cup-winning former India coach Gary Kirsten will be the 'Mentor' of the franchise which is expecting to get its formal 'Letter of Intent' (LOI) during the month.

"As far as I have heard, they have signed Ashish as their head coach and someone who would be in overall charge of the franchise. Solanki will be the 'Director of Cricket' and also expected to double up as batting coach and Kirsten will be in a mentorship role," a senior IPL source told.

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Updated Date: January 03, 2022 22:43:05 IST

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