BCCI Appoints Amol Muzumdar As New Head Coach Of Women's Team

Published - 26 Oct 2023, 01:53 AM

Amol Muzumdar {PC:X}
Amol Muzumdar {PC:X}

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has appointed former Mumbai cricketer Amol Muzumdar as the new head coach of the women’s team. The Cricket Advisory Committee comprising Ms. Sulakshana Naik, Mr. Ashok Malhotra, and Mr. Jatin Paranjape recommended his name after much discussion. 

The CAC took the interview of the shortlisted candidates in Mumbai on 3rd July. After that various reports suggested that Amol Muzumdar impressed the committee with the 90-minute presentation. Following the interviews, the committee took time to announce the result and finally revealed it on Wednesday (25th October). 

BCCI President Roger Binny talked about the appointment of Amol Muzumdar as the Head coach of the Indian Women’s team. He was confident that he would excel in his job and that players would benefit under him. He stated: 

“I welcome the appointment of Mr. Amol Muzumdar as the Head Coach of the Indian Women’s Cricket Team. I am confident that under his tenure, the team will continue to rise and perform well across different formats of the game. The team has consistently delivered impressive performances in bilateral and multi-nation events, and I am certain our players will benefit immensely under Mr. Muzumdar’s guidance and roadmap.” 

BCCI secretary Jay Shah also talked about the same and highlighted the experience brings along with him. He added that the governing body will extend full support to him to bring the best out of players. He added: 

“I thank the CAC for conducting a thorough evaluation and selection process to identify the new Head Coach for our national team and I congratulate Mr. Amol Muzumdar on his appointment. He brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise and possesses a keen understanding of the modern game. The BCCI is strongly committed to women’s cricket and will continue to provide an environment necessary for the team to excel both on and off the field. The Board will fully support Mr. Muzumdar and work closely with him to help our players reach their full potential.” 

This is a huge responsibility and I look forward to working closely with talented players – Amol Muzumdar on his appointment 

Amol Muzumdar also opened up about his appointment. He said that he’s honoured and admitted that it’ll be a huge responsibility but he will give his best to tick every box. He stated: 

“I am deeply honored and privileged to be appointed as the Head Coach of the Indian Women’s Cricket Team. I thank the CAC and the BCCI for placing their trust in me and believing in my vision and the roadmap for Team India. This is a huge responsibility and I look forward to working closely with talented players and providing them with the right preparation and guidance to excel. The next two years are extremely important as two World Cups are scheduled in the period. Together with the coaching and support staff, we will look to tick every box and give ourselves the best chance to succeed.” 

Amol Mazumdar has been a big name in the domestic circuit. He has smashed over 11,000 first-class runs in 171 matches to go with 30 centuries. He also won Ranji Trophy titles with Mumbai.

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