Last season, Ratra had applied for the high-profile job of Mumbai coach, but was pipped by former Mumbai wicket-keeper-batsman Vinayak Samant. @Twitter/Ajay Ratra

Former India wicketkeeper Ajay Ratra has been named as the Assam coach for the upcoming domestic season.

“Just to share with my friends n followers: I have been Appointed Head Coach of Assam Senior Men’s Team (Ranji Trophy) for coming season. Need your good wishes n blessings,” Ratra, who played 6 Tests and 12 ODIs, tweeted.

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Last season, Ratra had applied for the high-profile job of Mumbai coach, but was pipped by former Mumbai wicket-keeper-batsman Vinayak Samant.