Ramesh Powar appointed as interim coach for India Women’s Cricket team

BCCI has asked interested people to apply by July 20. The guidelines require the new coach to be below the age of 55 and must possess the experience of coaching a first-class or international team.

Ramesh Powar appointed as interim coach for India Women’s Cricket team

After Tushar Arothe stepped down as the head coach of the Indian Women’s team, former off-spinner Ramesh Powar has been temporarily appointed as the interim coach till the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) finds an appropriate replacement for Arothe.

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Arothe was reportedly forced to resign after growing differences with senior players with influence were unhappy with the ex-Baroda all-rounder’s training methods. After which, Powar was appointed as the interim coach who will look after the administration of the women’s team camp, beginning on July 25. The Board has also asked interested applicants to apply by July 20.  

I am happy with the responsibility given and I will try my best to take them (women's team) ahead," Powar told PTI. 

The 40-year old received a call from BCCI about his appointment as the interim coach on Sunday. Earlier, Powar had applied for the post of coach of Mumbai's senior team and was the first choice for the job. However, Vinayak Samant was chosen over him due to a managing committee resolution of the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA). 

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