Mumbai cricket stalwart Amol Muzumdar will continue as the head coach of the Mumbai senior men’s cricket team for the 2022-23 season.
Muzumdar was appointed in the role last year with the Mumbai state team for its domestic events. Mumbai bowed out from the league stages of the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy (SMAT) and Vijay Hazare Trophy.
However, they reached the final of the Ranji Trophy 2022 but lost to Madhya Pradesh coached by the former Mumbai player and coach Chandrakant Pandit.
MCA’s CIC retains Amol Muzumdar as Mumbai head coach
Mumbai Cricket Association’s (MCA) Cricket Improvement Committee (CIC) comprising former Indian players Jatin Paranjpe (chairman), Nilesh Kulkarni and Vinod Kambli were on the task to appoint coaches for Mumbai’s different teams at age levels.
The CIC felt Muzumdar did a great job and offered him another year at the helm to groom more youngsters in the Mumbai team.
“The CIC decision was informed to Apex Council members today and we will pass it in our next meeting. The Mumbai team did really well under Muzumdar and with so many youngsters in the team, MCA too wanted him to groom the next generation of players,” a statement read, as reported by Cricketnext.
Mumbai coaches for next season
The Mumbai U-25 team won the Col CK Nayudu Trophy under coach Rajesh Pawar. The Mumbai U-19 side reached the final of the Cooch Behar Trophy under Amit Velaskar. Both Rajesh and Velaskar have been retained for their roles in the next season.
Former Mumbai pacer Sandeep Dahad was named the coach of the U-16 side, while Rohit Sharma and Shardul Thakur’s childhood coach Dinesh Lad has been given charge of the U-14 team.
Sandesh Kawle was appointed the coach of Mumbai’s senior women’s team and Ajay Kadam will coach the U-19 girls’ team.