[caption id="attachment_713127" align="aligncenter" width="628"]<a href="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/rajput.jpg"><img class="size-full wp-image-713127" alt="Lalchand Rajput Cricketcountry" src="https://www.cricketcountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/rajput.jpg" width="628" height="355" /></a> Lalchand Rajput CricketCountry[/caption] <p></p> <p></p>Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) on Thursday named former India opener Lalchand Rajput as the interim head coach after ex-national skipper Heath Streak was sacked from the position in March. <p></p> <p></p>"The 56-year-old is expected to start work immediately ahead of the triangular Twenty20 international (T20I) series involving Zimbabwe, Australia and Pakistan in Harare in July," read a ZC statement. <p></p> <p></p>Rajput, a former India opener, has previously been in-charge of India's coaching set-up during their World T20 triumph in 2007. <p></p> <p></p>He has also coached Afghanistan, after having coached Mumbai Indians and serving as the director of India's National Cricket Academy. <p></p> <p></p>Rajput's first challenge in his new role will be Zimbabwe's triangular T20I series involving Australia and Pakistan in Harare in July.