August 13, 2022

NCA staff will support SA series from 4th T20

IND vs. SA LIVE: NCA chief VVS Laxman will begin a new chapter in his glorious career with the former Indian batsman set to coach the Indian team on the Ireland tour. As the Ireland matches collide with the England tour fixtures, Laxman will replace Rahul Dravid. Laxman will be aided by his NCA staff, who will take over India’s duties against South Africa in progress from the 4th T20I. Follow live Indian cricket updates at Insidesport.IN

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In a bid to prepare for the tour to Ireland, National Cricket Academy coaches Sitanshu Kotak, Sairaj Bahutule and Munish Bali will take charge of the ongoing India v South Africa series proceedings from the 4th T20. The trio will then accompany NCA VVS chief Laxman, as part of the supporting staff for the Ireland series.

The coaching of India set up:

  • Rahul Dravid will be in charge of the entire series against South Africa.
  • NCA coaches Sairaj Bahutule, Munish Bali and Sitanshu Kotak will take charge of the final two matches in Rajkot and Bengaluru.
  • The rest of David’s coaching staff – Vikram Rathour, Paras Mhambrey, T Dilip will travel with Rohit Sharma and Co. to England.
  • Rahul Dravid, Rishabh Pant, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul will leave on June 19 after the SA series.
  • A separate team for the Irish series to be named.
  • VVS Laxman, the Irish tour team and coaches will depart on June 22.

Kotak, who was part of the India A setup earlier, will serve as batting coach while Bali and Bahutule, who were part of the U-19 World Cup winning campaign in the Caribbean earlier this year, were entrusted with the duties of the field and the bowling alley. . The trio have already joined the team currently playing South Africa at home.

“After the departure of the senior support staff for the England tour, Bali, Bahutule and Kotak will take over the duties of the remaining T20 against South Africa in Rajkot and Bengaluru. They have been part of the limited squad for some time already. and by the time the senior support staff leave for England they will be ready for the task. a BCCI official told PTI.

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IND vs SA LIVE: NCA staff set to take over Rajkot T20I with Rathour and Co for England, Dravid to travel after series to South Africa – Find out

Meanwhile, the Indian team led by Rohit Sharma will leave for England on June 16, while Rahul Dravid alongside KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer and Rishabh Pant will leave on June 19 after the series against South Africa. A separate white ball squad will be announced for the tour of Ireland and England by June 20 and the players will depart on June 22 for Ireland.

The Irish series team has yet to be announced. The short tour coincides with the England tour where India are supposed to reschedule the fifth Test against England from July 1. India leads the series 2-1.

Before that, India will play a four-day warm-up against Leicestershire from June 24-27. India will field a squad of mainly T20 specialists against Ireland, but a full squad is expected for the white ball leg of the English tour comprising three T20s and as many ODIs from July 7.

IND vs SA LIVE: NCA staff set to take over Rajkot T20I with Rathour and Co for England, Dravid to travel after series to South Africa – Find out