Sanjay Bangar appointed as India coach for Zimbabwe tour: Twitter Reactions
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Former Indian cricketer Sanjay Bangar has been appointed as the head coach of the Indian national team for their tour of Zimbabwe 2016. Abhay Sharma has also been named as their fielding coach. Bangar is currently the coach of the Kings XI Punjab in the ongoing Indian Premier League and have had a terrible time as his team finished last in the points table. READ MORE: VIDEO: Yuvraj Singh and other SRH players try to get their team song right

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Ajay shirke stated, “Sanjay Bangar has been appointed as the head coach of the Indian cricket team for the forthcoming tour to Zimbabwe, comprising three One-Day International matches and three T20 international matches to be played in Harare. Abhay Sharma has been appointed as the fielding coach of the team. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has appointed Koka Ramesh, a former cricketer and Zonal Secretary of the Andhra Cricket Association, as the Administrative Manager of the Indian team for the tour to Zimbabwe.” READ MORE: Gujarat Lions vs Sunrisers Hyderabad, IPL 2016, Qualifier 2: Likely XI comparison

 

Earlier, Bangar has rendered his services as the batting coach for India while Ravi Shastri was the director before their contracts came to an end in March-April. Twitterati reacted to this Bangar’s appointment as the coach, check out some tweets here: