A senior player of Team India is keen to make former Indian bowler Agarkar as the bowling coach. He wants Agarkar to be the bowling coach of the Indian team at least till the 2023 World Cup.
Demand to make Ajit Agarkar as bowling coach
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team india (Team India) Senior player from BCCI Bowling Coach By changing Ajit Agarkar (Ajit Agarkar) Has demanded to hand over that charge to times of India According to the report, a senior player of Team India is interested in making former Indian bowler Agarkar as the bowling coach. He wants Agarkar to be the bowling coach of the Indian team at least till the 2023 World Cup. At present, the bowling of the Indian team is being commanded by former cricketer Paras Mhambrey, who is said to be close to Rahul Dravid.
Ajit Agarkar played 28 Tests, 191 ODIs and 4 T20Is against India between 1998 and 2007. In Tests, he has taken 58 wickets at an average of 47.37. In ODIs, he has taken 288 wickets at an average of 27.85. At the same time, 3 wickets have been taken in T20 at an average of 28.33. Ajit Agarkar was in the race to become the chief selector of the Indian team last year. At present he was a TV commentator.
Agarkar will be bowling coach till 2023 world
According to the report, the senior player, who now plays an important role in making decisions related to Team India, wants to give preference to experience in the Indian team. He wants Agarkar to be the bowling coach of the Indian team till the 2023 World Cup. Sources said about Mhambrey that he is a good bowling coach and can serve in India A, Under 19 and National Cricket Academy.
The Indian team recently made a clean sweep in the ODI and T20 series against the West Indies. At present, his eyes are on playing the series against Sri Lanka. Apart from the 3 T20 series between the two teams, a series of 2 Test matches is also to be played.
India will play series against Sri Lanka
The T20 series between India and Sri Lanka will start from February 24. The first match will be played in Lucknow. After that the last two matches of the series will be held in Dharamsala, which will be played on 26 and 27 February. The Test series between the two teams will start from March 4. The first test match will be played in Mohali from March 4 to 8. After that the second T20 match will be held in Bangalore from 12 to 16 March. This will be a day-night test.
In view of the preparations for the T20 World Cup, the T20 series against Sri Lanka will be an opportunity for the Indian team to test its strength.