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Nationwide Cricket Academy head VVS Laxman will probably be India’s performing head coach for the upcoming tour of Zimbabwe as there may be solely a brief turnaround time between the sequence and the Asia Cup beginning on August 27 within the UAE, BCCI secretary Jay Shah mentioned on Friday. “Sure, VVS Laxman will probably be accountable for the Indian crew in Zimbabwe for the three-match ODI sequence. It isn’t like Rahul Dravid is taking a break. The ODI sequence in Zimbabwe finishes on August 22 and Dravid together with Indian crew will attain the UAE on August 23. Since there may be little hole between the 2 occasions, Laxman will probably be accountable for the Indian squad in Zimbabwe,” BCCI secretary Shah advised PTI on Friday.
“Since solely KL and Hooda are there with the ODI squad in Zimbabwe, it was solely logical that the top coach could be with the T20 squad.”
The three ODIs in Zimbabwe will probably be performed in Harare on August 18, 20 and 22.
Shah additionally knowledgeable that KL Rahul and Deepak Hooda will instantly fly from Dubai to Harare as they’re a part of the Asia Cup squad.
The conference in BCCI has been that second string or A groups have all the time been monitored by the top of the NCA and therefore Laxman will probably be with the Indian squad when the primary crew is on task elsewhere.
When the Indian crew was in UK in June-July, Laxman was with the T20 squad in Eire when Dravid was with the Check squad in England.
KL Rahul is making a comeback within the nationwide squad after recuperating from sports activities hernia surgical procedure.
He was initially not presupposed to be part of the Zimbabwe squad however because the medical crew has deemed him match, he’s going to be with the crew for the three ODIs, which will probably be good follow for him forward of the large ticket Asia Cup.
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