Sunil Joshi played 69 ODIs for India © Getty Images
Sunil Joshi played 69 ODIs for India © Getty Images
Jammu: Nov 1 , 2014
Former Indian spinner Sunil Joshi has been appointed as the new coach of Jammu and Kashmir’s Ranji Trophy team for the upcoming season, replacing former captain Bishan Singh Bedi.

The appointment was announced by Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) General Secretary M L Nehru here today. Nehru said, “The former Indian Cricketer has been appointed as a full-time coach of the J&K Ranji team for the current cricket season till April.”

He said that his contract shall come up for review once the?current domestic season is over. Joshi succeeds former Indian Captain Bishan Singh Bedi who had earlier coached the J&K side. Nehru Further Informed that J&K, under Joshi, shall undergo a conditioning camp starting today at PCA stadium Mohali, Chandigarh before proceeding to Bilaspur for their first match of the season against the formidable Delhi side on November 6.

It is pertinent to mention here that the J&K Ranji team, which created history by reaching the quarterfinals of Ranji Trophy last season, is being led by their star cricketer Parvez Rasool.