Team India’s former player Lalchand Rajput has been appointed the head coach of the Zimbabwe Cricket team. The Zimbabwe team, which played the recently concluded domestic T20I Tri Series against Australia and Pakistan, was appointed Lalchand as assistant coach in June this year.
Earlier Lalchand Rajput had been the coach of Afghanistan.
At the same time, he had a major role in winning the ICC T20 World Cup for India, which was led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni in 2007. At that time he was the manager of the team.
Under the guidance of Rajput, Zimbabwe will play first series of three ODs and three T20I matches against South Africa from September 30.
After this they will play three ODIs and two Test matches against Bangladesh. After this, the team has to participate in the ICC World Cup 2019, next year.
Lalchand Rajput’s career as coach
Rajput, who played 2 Tests for Team India and 4 ODI, has also been given his services to Mumbai Indians team in the IPL as a professional coach. While he has also served as the Coaching Director of BCCI National Cricket Academy in Bangalore.