Dav Whatmore Appointed as Baroda’s Director of Cricket

Dav Whatmore Appointed as Baroda’s Director of Cricket

Dav Whatmore Appointed as Baroda’s Director of Cricket

Former Australian cricket player David Whatmore becomes the new director of Baroda Cricket Association. 

The 1996 World Cup-winning coach of Sri Lanka took on a new role as he accepted the offer of being the director of cricket in Baroda Cricket Association (BCA). As he accepted this new role, he will supervise the age-group coaches of Baroda’s Under-23, Under-19, and Under-16. 

BCA confirmed the declaration of this new post be releasing a statement saying, ‘Whatmore has been appointed as coach of the Ranji trophy team and also the Director of Cricket for a period of two years’.

Aside from Sri Lanka, Whatmore has also coached Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, and Pakistan. He also worked as a head coach for Kerala’s senior men’s side. During his first year in his term as their coach, Kerala reached their first-ever Ranji Trophy quarterfinal in 2017-2018. He left Kerala after three years in office. 

Baroda has been one of the most successful teams in the Ranji Trophy tournament in India with a total of 5 wins. The Ranji Trophy tournament is one of the most prestigious cricket events in India which follows the format of first-class cricket. To know more about the basics of cricket as well as the other common formats, visit Betwala. 

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