Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Former India pacer Karsan Ghavri appointed as Saurashtra's coach

Saurashtra Cricket Association secretary Himanshu Shah confirmed Ghavri's appointment.

Press Trust of India, Dec 03, 2019 21:39:29 IST

Rajkot: Former India pacer Karsan Ghavri has been appointed as the coach for the Saurashtra Ranji team.

Saurashtra Cricket Association secretary Himanshu Shah confirmed Ghavri's appointment.

Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Former India pacer Karsan Ghavri appointed as Saurashtras coach

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"Yes, he (Ghavri) has joined (the team) as the head coach," Shah told PTI.

The 68-year-old Ghavri, a former left-arm speedster, has played 39 Tests and 19 ODIs, picking up 109 and 15 wickets respectively in the two formats.

He was earlier a part of the Cricket Improvement Committee of the Mumbai Cricket Association.

Saurashtra finished runners-up in the last Ranji season after losing to Vidarbha in the final.

"I take it as a challenge and I am doing it after 10-11 years. It is a new beginning (for me)," Ghavri, who is currently with the team, said.

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Updated Date: Dec 03, 2019 21:39:29 IST






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