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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