GUWAHATI, March 13 - Rajasthan Royals (RR) has appointed domestic stalwart Amol Muzumdar as their batting coach ahead of the IPL 2018.
As someone who is revered for his contribution to the game on the domestic circuit, Muzumdar brings with him immense experience and quality needed to help young and established names fine-tune their batting skills.
He, along with Head of Cricket Zubin Bharucha and bowling coach Sairaj Bahutule, will oversee Rajasthan Royals’ first camp in their hometown of Jaipur from March 13 at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium. The camp is meant for all the Indian players who are looking to get into the groove and get fully geared up for the hectic season ahead. The focus of the camp will be on role specification sessions, team building exercises, besides other cricketing skills.
“We are proud to have Amol Muzumdar on board as the team’s batting coach. His record on domestic circuit speaks for his greatness. The young batsmen will get so much to learn from him and develop their skills.” “Amol and Sairaj both bring skill, experience and vehemence that will surely drive the energy of the team in the right direction,” said Zubin Bharucha, Head of Cricket.
Amol Muzumdar said he was honoured to be part of Rajasthan Royals and was eager to work with the players. “These are exciting times for a batsman. Twenty20 has completely changed the contours of the game. The skill-sets are different, the game is more happening. There is never a dull moment. As a coach one has to constantly innovate and adapt while guiding the youngsters acquire new batting skills and keeping the basics of the game intact at the same time. It is a role I am excited about,’ said Muzumdar, stated a release issued here.